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El Nopal

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309 N Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080-1224
11:00 - 21:30
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Sullivan, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

My Favorite Mexican restaurant! I eat there probably 4-5 times a month. Friendly service always busy. Location easy access to interstate 44.

Thank 585joannw
Sullivan, Missouri
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Eat here twice a week and love it...know the owner and his family, they all work there, very nice people and his staff is great too...they work hard and keep the place clean and serve great food...I used to eat the chicken and rice plate all the time, then one day the owner jokingly told me I should try other... More 

Thank jwjphoto
Sullivan, Missouri
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, hot. Cold beer, friendly staff. Prices pretty good too. Fajita nachos really good, would recommend.

Thank Z8259ZAdanielc
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on several occasions; it has never been our favorite Mexican restaurant but it is okay but after today's visit I won't be returning. Food was pretty good- not the worst but nothing special; our server was good at first but nonexistent towards the end of our visit as I sucked down my empty glass... More 

1 Thank Fsgwife
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We get tired of the same old thing on our roadtrips through MO. so this was a nice change. We ordered our food to go, and ate in the hotel room. Food was good, but they forgot to include our tortillas for the fajitas... oh well..

1 Thank lmnop1234
Houma, Louisiana
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110 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This place came highly rated. We went around 3. It took 10 minutes to get menus. Another 10 or so for drinks. The cheese sauce was gritty, for lack of a better word. The food didn't taste or look fresh. You had to holler to get service. Won't ever go back! I did happen to find an amazing Mexican place... More 

Thank Mardeb72
Rolla, Missouri
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

we ate at both mexican restaurants and both are very good! El Nopal was bit better IMO. i had great fajitas and top notch margaritas! also this place very close to comfort inn.

Thank jj1342
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

The food is always good. Staff are friendly. Great atmosphere. Margaritas are yummy. Restaurant is always clean. Always a good crowd present.

1 Thank rvander1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Great food and prices. I was driving through and decided to give El nopal a try. I wasn't disappointed. Loved their food and the chips and salsa you get were delicious also. I'm looking forward to going back soon.

Thank William S
Cuba, MO
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110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We live in Cuba but drive the miles to Sullivan for our Mexican food fix. Service can be spotty but once you get your food ordered it arrives quickly. Try the tamale deluxe, best value for your dollar. Tacos el Pastor are also excellent. They have some excellent drink specials like 1/2 pitchers of margaritas for 8.00. Don't miss the... More 

Thank mulesinmo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080-1224
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sullivan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?