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El Rey Mexican Restaurant

) #6 of 19 Restaurants in East Ellijay $$ - $$$ Mexican,
945 Maddox Dr, East Ellijay, GA 30540-8140
+1 706-276-1515
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“fajitas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
945 Maddox Dr, East Ellijay, GA 30540-8140
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Mexican food! Always have good good. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We come here often!

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu selections with an offering outside of the usual fare. Good tequila martini and Mexican coffee. Darkly lit, uncrowded seating and good staff. Food was very good and would come back. Can seat large groups of +20.

Thank old_mountie
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We were happy to have such great Mexican food for the food is amazing! Service was top notch too! Highly recommend.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

During our 3 night visit to the north GA mountains, we wanted to eat local not at chains. This bright yellow restaurant is right off #515, easy to find. Looked nice on the outside and fantastical the inside. Lots of money invested in the decor,...More

Thank southernyankee
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I always stop here when I am in town. Carlos has a very good menu and the food is delicious. The place is clean and comfortable.

Thank JoS2476
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant, authentic Mexican feel right when you walk in the door. Food is excellent fajitas were flavorful and well cooked. Enchiladas were very good also. Great service.

Thank rustybob64
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Just had the pleasure of dining at El Rey in Ellijay and am happy to say they are very good at what they do. A large restaurant that can host parties, groups and also still provide an intimate feel for couples, El Rey has a...More

Thank Ernbo6
Reviewed 17 January 2017

You will be shocked this restaurant exists in a small mountain town. The decor is beautiful with hand-painted tables from Guadalajara. The food is authentic, margaritas are a tad too sweet, and the service is great, especially Nick.

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The server was great, the food not good at all. I had a bowl of chili and it was not what I expected, really bad

Thank janetgonzalez813
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here 3 times and after each visit I left with impression terrible. Food is bland, our seats had large rips in them, and my friend had a chipped plate. Never again!!!!

Thank maxxegirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Maddox Dr, East Ellijay, GA 30540-8140
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  East Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-276-1515
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