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El Puente Mexican Restaurant

) #114 of 533 Restaurants in Springfield $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Spanish
1111 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-6023
+1 417-883-4502
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1111 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-6023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here for lunch on a weekday and I was impressed. I've tried many local Mexican places and this one ranks up there for me. The salsa was delicious! I've become so used to bland salsas from Mexican restaurants but not here! I ordered...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the worlds worst waiter...He had someone else bring our food, never stopped to see if we needed anything...We had to ask another waiter for help and for our bill...The food though is another thing...I ordered the Steak Fajitas while my wife ordered just...More

Thank chiefslapaho65742
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Very disappointed in this Mexican food restaurant. The food was bland. My taco salad was ground beef, lettuce and sour cream. I did ask for no pico, but there was no cheese or plain tomatoes, no beans or rice in the salad either. Enchiladas were...More

Thank tiara50
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Delicious, fast, always affordable, always reliable. Been here many times and it consistently impresses!

Thank Dreamboat88
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous waiter named Carlos, the food was good. My husband and I ordered the Steak Tacos "Street Taco Style" they knew exactly what we wanted and delivered with a smile. The prices were decent as well

Thank Macefamily
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere and cuisine is your standard Mexican restaurant. Nicely appointed The menu selection is vast. The menu could use some added photographs. The food portions were good and the chips and salsa were tasty.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner and it was horrible. Waited 15 minutes for someone to take our drink order then another 15 to take our dinner order. 45 minutes later we got our meal and two out of three orders were incorrect. My tamale looked half...More

Thank Amberlyn_Simmoms
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I came here to take some of my friends out to dinner. I have driven by here several times so decided to give it a try. You know, "nothing ventured, nothing gained", so we dare to venture. Trust me there was nothing gained but major...More

1  Thank J S
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Food was just typical mexican...Nothing special. The service was fine. The prices weren't bad. However, the bathrooms were bad though. Won't go back.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

It's impossible to beat the happy hour specials at El Puente if you're ordering import beers, and really what other kind would you have here? Service is friendly, attentive and fast at nearly time of your visit. The food diahes can sometimes taste same-y, but...More

Thank Zach S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-883-4502
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