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El Tenampa

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248 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-2335
+1 208-466-4460
10:30 - 22:00
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Boise, Idaho
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320 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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 yet. I felt bad for the employee's. We saw at least 4 different parties walk... More 

Thank Sue H
Star, Idaho, United States
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138 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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
Cabot, Arkansas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 chile relloño and tostada (on the homemade corn tortilla 😀) was filling, delicious, and muy... More 

Thank melbabound
Kuna, Idaho
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 of. We will not be back.

Thank sumbuck123
Wilder, Idaho
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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
Boise, Idaho
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Bill A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Very poor service there and food is sub par. Not for me to visit again. Also poor parking on the blvd.

1 Thank Ray M
Boise, Idaho
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Good solid service and menu. I had the two enchiladas from the lunch and it was a nice sized meal. The server was friendly and accommodated our groups needs. The food was served quickly and piping hot.

Thank DawgHiker
Nampa, Idaho
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139 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Yummmmmm!!!! 1st time here & was very impressed!! Ruben greeted us & we were initially going to sit in the bar/order a drink & get our food to go-.... We sat n the bar & Oscar was our server-he was fabulous!!!! Drinks were delicious & food better than drinks!!!! Ruben remembered our names later in the evening!!!! I would absolutely... More 

Thank SuzyQLA
eufaula, ok
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Upbeat, happy Mexican restaurant!! Servers were terrific and the food was super!! Enchiladas for me and Chile Rellenos for my husband - would definitely go back again.

Thank Nanacyc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?