We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

El Puente

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
312 N. Massey Blvd., Nixa, MO 65714-8307
+1 417-724-9488
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 69: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great . Margaritas and salsa are one of the tops. The food is good and wide variety of offerings!! Family friendly and a great spot without having to drink into Springfield.

Thank 532chyrelm
Springfield, Missouri
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I stopped in El Puente on our way through Nixa last night. It was some of the best Mexican food I have had in awhile. The service was good and the food was spectacular! We will stop here again.

Nixa, Missouri
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service with a wide variety of dishes from south that will leave you more than satisfied.

Thank alanpC1208NC
Level Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I have ate there several times, they have a never ending chip basket with every meal. At lunch time they have a smaller portion lunch menu that is very reasonably priced. When a meal includes salad, it usually is fairly large.

Thank Ozarkhound
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and I love the new space great staff and food with reasonable prices make this the best place to get mexican

Thank Jessica S
Nixa, Missouri
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This has become our go to Mexican food. Having lived in California for 25 years, I am used to traditional Mexican food, not Tex-Mex. Three of us can have an abundance of food and drink for less than $25.The place is very clean, the servers are very attentive, and the food is exceptional.

Thank janetterclinton
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere clean establishment. The chips were stale on both trips. The salsa and queso were very tasty however. The chicken chimichanga was very good as well. The service was a different story all together. Our waiter made very few stops by our table. We ended up having to go to the counter ourselves to get drink refills. In fact... More 

Thank Forest L
Nixa, Missouri
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Yes! They do have the best salsa, and they make it fresh~ they do use cilantro. The king burrito is a family favorite. There are plenty of choices, along with lunch specials, to choose from.

Thank Wendy R
Nixa, Missouri
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Fajitas are fabulous, Burritos excellent, every meal we've had has been second to none in the area. You won't leave hungry. Service very good and prices are very reasonable. 5 Stars for sure.

Thank rocky552
Nixa, Missouri
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is the best place for Mexican I have ate in along time , friendly staff fast service , clean , kid friendly .

Thank Bonnie T

Been to El Puente? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 N. Massey Blvd., Nixa, MO 65714-8307
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Nixa
  • Phone Number: +1 417-724-9488

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Puente staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?