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El Tenampa Mexican Restaurant

655 Route 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2845
+1 609-597-0938
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“mexican food” (11 reviews)
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655 Route 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2845
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This experience was so upsetting. The food was ok but the wait staff was rude and bothered by our requests. We were originally seated in the very back of the restaurant with horrible lighting and right outside the restroom. When we requested to move to...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you blink you would miss this place. very small inside , food is ok Not great, would I go back no

Thank Sean513
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch early dinner. We have been there many times. Five of us. We received one dish of chips and One small cup of Salsa. We asked for more and was told that there will be an additional charge for...More

2  Thank ken k
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We tried this out on a whim and thought it was a pretty good restaurant, food wise. As for the service, it took a little too long to get attention as they seemed overwhelmed. I'd go back.

Thank LlewellynWest
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We eat Mexican food all over but this place is the best!!!! The salsa they serve with homemade tortilla chips is outstanding. I had enchiladas verdes and OMG it was like a religious experience. Delicious and fresh with rice and refried beans. My husband got...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We used to love to go here but each time service gets much worse. Three tables with people and it took over a half hour after being served chips and salsa to get wine opened, no water no beverages but wanted to take our order....More

1  Thank bluehumvee
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

If you aren't addicted to their salsa and chips after one bite you have super powers! We love it! Staff is friendly and service is quick. The enchiladas are great. Try the cheese one!

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I love their salsa so much that I've made a very close version of it at home for when those times I can't seem to make it to the restaurant.

Thank StNu
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Came here for dinner with the hubby. We brought our own beer so no beverages were needed. The food was good but overpriced. We wanted a second basket of chips and salsa and they charged us extra which they didn't let us know. We got...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Arrived for lunch to be greeted by a grumpy old man. No welcome, no smile, no thank you - NADA! Food is average, prices are reasonable. Owner needs a Dale Carnegie Course in "How to Win Friends and Influence People". Definitely not worth a return...More

Thank Jim R
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Lori T
13 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Route 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2845
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-597-0938
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