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El Tequila Mexican Restaurant

1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057-3088
+1 507-664-9139
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057-3088
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here at least once a month for a couple of years. I really like most of the food and their salsa is amazing! Great place for a lunch meeting, meal out with friends or a quick,good meal!

Thank ilovemaui
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We're new residents of Northfield and we're trying to find restaurants we like. Neither my husband nor I were very impressed with the food, which says a lot because he especially is easy to please. The restaurant was busy on the Friday night we went....More

1  Thank SeesTheWorld5
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We eat at El Tequila in Northfield. The food is great! They always act glad to see us and bring our food out very quickly. Generous portions, servers always checking to see if everything is ok. Hoping they put one in Shakopee, so I wont...More

Thank texsota1614
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a really great restaurant. The food is very good and so are their drinks. The atmosphere is perfect for families and friends to come eat for a night. The service is very good.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Dined here three times last month, with large family groups. The food was tasty and served properly prepared. The staff is friendly and "on the job". Being from the Southwest I eat Mexican food whenever possible and this food may not have Southwest heat and...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Worse than terrible. Going on the rave reviews on this site, we stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. At first I just found it funky and charming, iconic, even, a run down dumpy Mexican diner, plastic covered tables in a strip mall in...More

Thank Tourmalinequeen
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed fajitas and a burrito with rice and beans. Both were delicious and served in a timely manner. We also ordered margaritas but didn't know what size they were until they arrived. Turns out, they were the largest margaritas!!!! Before tasting them, we asked...More

1  Thank mlempx4
Reviewed 14 January 2016

El Tequila offers a nice choice of Mexican food. Easy location for parking. Good margaritas and other bar choices. Complimentary chips and salsa. Usually visit 1-2 times a month. Great service and never been disappointed. Nice sit down location - much better than fast food.

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Went out to dinner with friends so we have had decent food here before. My friends and my wife's meals were very good while I should have read the menu a little closer as my meal was not what I expected. I had a chicken...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We go to El Tequila in Faribault and Northfields on a weekly basis. Food is great and consistent, as is service.

Thank TS L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057-3088
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-664-9139
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