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El Camino

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277 White Mountain Drive, Saint Johns, AZ
+1 928-337-4700
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Saint Johns, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best mexican food in white mountains. Cozzy atmosphere. Their no. 1 or no. 2 combo plates are great. Sopapias very tastie.

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Thank Cookie O
La Vista, Nebraska
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The small restaurant has some of the best Mexican food we've ever had. The soft shell corn tortillas are authentic as is the seasoning and preparation of their tacos. For those who prefer something besides tacos, their chicken wrap is also exceptional. Amazing Mexican food!

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Thank Terry6812014
Saint Johns, Arizona
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The sopapilla's are excellent! The menu is mainly Mexican with American available for those non-mexican foodies. The fare, while good, is pretty standard. The prices are average for a dine in Mexican restaurant. Not exactly "fine" dining, but the atmosphere is nice for a small town.

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Thank Dragonstonejohn
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Good green chili, not overly spicy for those that can't handle spice. Daughter loved her chicken strips. There is a Pokémon go station at the restaurant.

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Thank Bear S
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Recent change in management, food the same, price increase, help is still mediocre. No longer give chips and salsa on to go orders if you eat in and place an order to go, even if your food order takes salsa, but you pay an extra fee for the to go order. Now I see why lots of business lost to... More 

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Thank RioSalado13
Holladay, Utah
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144 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

My husband and I stopped here for a quick mexican food dinner. We weren't disappointed. There aren't many options for restaurants in this area and since we have eaten here before, we knew it would be good. Service was great as was the food.

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Thank loielee
Sun City, Arizona
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265 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Varied menu, and all the food we ordered was tasty and authentic. Their salsas were good and spicy too. A group of firemen came in while we were there and you know they are always food afficionados, so we know we made a good choice. Service was fast and restaurant was clean and nicely decorated, not overdone as some Mexican... More 

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Thank NancyBirk
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Food was fine but the antique phone ringing most of the time we were there and the entire restaurant having just one waitress (with a bad leg) meant slow or no refills on anything without requesting them.

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Thank Michael A
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant, been coming here for years. Good food and good people. My wife normally gets the chicken fajitas, I have had most of the combo plates. Zappy burger is a mountain of food. Not overly spicy but never bland. Daughter loves the kids meal for chicken strips.

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Thank Bear S
Saint Johns
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean. Very good Mexican and American food. Family owned and friendly. Cozy, nice ambience.

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Thank Joachim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 White Mountain Drive, Saint Johns, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Saint Johns
  • Phone Number: +1 928-337-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?