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El Tenampa

248 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-2335
+1 208-466-4460
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (8 reviews)
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248 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-2335
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This place has great food. Try the table side guacamole for starters that you can have them tailor to your liking. The pork carnitas and rice had so much flair. Carnitas were tender and served with a great hot sauce on the side. You can't...More

Thank TikiTravels
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We came across this restaurant quite by chance and had such a wonderful lunch that we took two different sets of friends with us on two successive days. Yummy! AND clearly patronised by the Mexican community which speaks volumes for the quality of the food!

Thank JaneTuai
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We never expected to find such a gem of a place! The veggie enchilada was delicious. The guacamole was some of the best we ever had and way better than at Barbacoa. The margaritas were some of the best we tasted. Service was excellent. Wish...More

Thank TazRad
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were in town for business and went to this restaurant for lunch. The service was very quick, the food delightful and generous. The wall painting, the booths' carvings, and other items gave the place a lovely ambience to go along with the great food....More

Thank Grady S
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

They do not have a post set up yet for the Boise location. So this post is for the new Boise location We had the worst meal I have ever experienced from a Mexican restaurant. They did not have the staff to have even opened...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Took a friend to lunch today. was very happy with the quality of food and the wait staff was extremely nice. I would put this in the top two for Mexican food in Nampa.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Best authentic Mexican full menu food in Nampa! Hopefully you will get Lio to wait on you, he will make you smile and glad you came! The homemade corn tortillas are worth the trip alone! My husband had the chile verdes, and loved it!! My...More

Thank melbabound
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed in our service and food. There was way too much cheese and we are cheese lovers. There was also something hard in my enchilladas. I think it was the end of an avocado. When we complained we were not taken care...More

Thank sumbuck123
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The food is okay, but I have had better Mexican fare at other restaurants. The at-table guacamole, however, was the bomb! I'm allergic to cilantro and they were very accommodating.

Thank cabel77
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We have been going to El Tenampa for years, the fajitas are the best I've ever had. When you visit Leo will make you feel like family.

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
  • Phone Number: +1 208-466-4460
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