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El Puente Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1111 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-6023
+1 417-883-4502
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“chili” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1111 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-6023
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place might be good if they could train their wait staff to take care of the customers. Waited 20 minutes for someone to take our drink order. Took 30 minutes for the food after we ordered which is a little long for Mexican food...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here several times over my 8 week stay in Springfield!!! Food was always fresh and delicious! They have great drink specials as well!!

Thank candicec8677
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited El Puente for the first time on a Monday evening when few customers were there, but even the small crowd seemed to overwhelm the staff. The restaurant has colorful kitschy "Mexican" décor and is a nice place to spend some time, though we never...More

Thank Dave11974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by my husbands physical therapist. It isn't anywhere near our home--we passed a half dozen Mexican restaurants on our way here. But it was good. Service was fine (not exceptional, but nothing wrong, either). I had taco (pretty plain jane) beef...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and service. They offer $2.00 margaritas Monday thru Thursday. Portions are superb and their menu selection is very good. Very easy to find on Republic Road. Open for lunch and dinner.

Thank evieroger
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This is my parents favorite Mexican restaurant in Springfield. It has typical Mexican restaurant fair but the dishes are usually prepared quickly and arrive at the table hot and well prepared. The salsa isn't very spicy but you can request their hotter salsa which is...More

Thank spw439s
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were here for a birthday lunch and while the service was really good, the food was just average and we waited over 30 minutes for the food itself. Still, it's my parents' favorite place to eat so it must be better overall than when...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

3 of us stopped in for lunch as we traveled through Springfield on the recommendation of 2 of my friends. They were spot on for a good place to eat Mexican. Other than when I was in Texas, I have not seen some of the...More

Thank strangenurse
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I ate here for lunch on a weekday and I was impressed. I've tried many local Mexican places and this one ranks up there for me. The salsa was delicious! I've become so used to bland salsas from Mexican restaurants but not here! I ordered...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had the worlds worst waiter...He had someone else bring our food, never stopped to see if we needed anything...We had to ask another waiter for help and for our bill...The food though is another thing...I ordered the Steak Fajitas while my wife ordered just...More

Thank TripMember01062018A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-883-4502
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