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El Cazador Mexican Restaurant

101 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4928
+1 910-458-5226
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
101 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4928
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is always good and the service is great. Always a friendly atmosphere!! It's a great change from your typical Beach Seafood....Stop in and give it a try!!

Thank Teresa H
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Teresa, thank you so much for sharing the love for our always delicious food and friendly service. It really means a lot to hear you're a fan, and I hope we see you back again sometime soon. Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the worst Mexican food I have ever eaten... quite literally, including boxed, frozen, fast food and dine-in restaurants. I would never eat here again even if it were free. The service was also terrible and our waitress disappeared for 20 minutes without a...More

Thank Brandon K
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brandon, I'm sorry to hear you were so disappointed in your meal with us. We take a lot of pride in the food we prepare from fresh ingredients and cooked with care. We always want you to feel taken care of with friendly, attentive service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm still perplexed as to who someone can mess up Mexican Food, but they sure did. It was just terrible. The chicken tortilla soup is actually a very heavy cream based soup, while it did taste good, it was extremely heavy and not what typical...More

Thank NancyOO7
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nancy, I'm very sorry to hear you were both disappointed in your meals with us. We always want you to feel taken care of with great service and enjoy a delicious dish. I'll keep your feedback in mind about our soup and quesadilla. I hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical dark Mexican restaurant, good hostess & waitstaff. My J Cuervo marguerite was terrific! Food for my spouse & myself was very mediocre, nearly tasteless. How can Mexican food be tasteless?? Did they forget the salt? the spices?? I ordered something with 4 chicken enchiladas...More

Thank chrisofVA
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Although I'm glad to hear your J Cuervo marguerite was terrific and you enjoyed our friendly waitstaff, I'm sorry to hear the rest of your meal was disappointing. I hope we'll get to have you back for a better experience sometime and show you the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good Mexican food at reasonable prices. Full menu of the customary favorites. I prefer the simplicity of the tacos - each fresh ingredient can be tasted. Margaritas & beers are available as well.

Thank Judy S
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Judy, thank you for sharing the love for our great Mexican food and our great prices. It means a lot to hear you had a nice visit and enjoyed our tacos. Hope to have you back for more soon. Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They actually burned my fajitas...food was way below expectations. My son ate something completely different and we both left wildly unimpressed. Again, it had good reviews, but not our experienceMore

Thank victoria c
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Victoria, I'm very sorry to hear that you and your son were disappointed in your meals with us! We always want you to feel taken care of with accommodating service and enjoy a delicious meal. I hope we'll get to have you back again sometime...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife and I ate dinner here on the last evening of our two-week vacation. Wish we would have tried it sooner in our stay because it was a very good experience all around. We were seated quickly and soon after chips and salsa were...More

Thank GatorDWV
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm so glad to hear that you and your wife had such a great experience with us during your trip! Thank you for sharing the love for our friendly, attentive service, and our delicious chicken dishes. It really means a lot, and I hope we...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of food!! My salsa is better but the main dish was perfect. We were all stuffed. Service was good and iced tea was great.

Thank Linda C
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Linda, I'm so glad to hear you had a perfect dish with us and felt taken care of with great service. It means a lot, and I hope we get to have you back again soon. Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Second time here, we are seated quickly. Menu has lots to choose from and portion sizes are good. Only complaint is that the waitress asked my young kids if rice was ok, they said yes and then she charged us for 2 extra side orders....More

Thank Jecbd43
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

I'm so glad to hear you had a delicious meal with us and fast service, although I apologize for the misleading question about the rice. I'll keep that in mind moving forward. I hope we'll get to have you back for another meal soon. Until...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

I decided to use El Cazador for a catered family celebration meal. The service was outstanding. Patricia was helpful in the planning and worked within my budget. There was no pressure to purchase more expensive food items nor more than I needed. It was ready...More

Thank Goodgoofus
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

I'm so glad to hear we could help make your family celebration a great one. Thank you for sharing the love for our delicious food and our outstanding catering service. It really means a lot to hear that you felt taken care of and enjoyed...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4928
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-5226
Description
El Cazador is a family-restaurant serving quality Mexican cuisine. At El Cazador, we pride ourselves on an incredible menu made from fresh ingredients and fast, friendly service. We make sure to buy the best, quality ingredients to prepare delicious tasting dishes.
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