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El Jimador

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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171 Daniel Webster Hwy, Belmont, NH 03220-3053
+1 603-527-8122
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Good food, excellent service. Good value. Clean, huge portions, easy to find and good parking. No wait.

Thank Kobe G
Rhode Island
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138 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Considering it's NH this is very good Mexican food.I had the chourizo, beef and chicken fajitas which were outstanding. The best fajitas I have ever had. Had so much food I brought 2/3rds home. Chips and salsa excellent, rice and beans great. My choice for Mexican in northern NH.

Thank GeorgefromRhody
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here many times and never disappointed for lunch or dinner. Great food, good size portions, clean and good fast service. Best Mexican food in the area.

Thank Ken S
Cornwall, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Eat at the restaurant or take out, it's all great. Extensive menu and it's all very tasty. We visit NH twice a year in the same area and always make it a point to have a meal at this restaurant. Will not disappoint.

1 Thank Michael C
Belmont, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have gone here 3 times, the food (and drinks) always are delicious but 2 out of 3 times the service just wasn't very attentive.

1 Thank Toby I
London, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was delicious. The menu was sufficiently varied that our vegetarian diners were satisfied, the fish and meat eaters were happy, and our family member who doesn't like spicy food (and worried about going to a Mexican restaurant) found something he enjoyed very much. We were a little surprised that the fajitas were served on two plates, but once... More 

Thank mavican
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My family of 6 ate dinner here twice during our one week stay at the lake. The service is a bit slow, but the food is excellent and their margaritas are excellent. Everyone liked their meals which is unusual with such a big family. The Alambres dish is fantastic - I had it twice- just tons of flavor and not... More 

Thank scott m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Everything about this restaurant is great. I like the bar's ambiance but the tables are comfortable as well. The food is always really good and the drinks are well made also. The take out is good as well

Thank Reneembm
Laconia, New Hampshire
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had heard a lot about the place so we decided to check it out. 20 minute wait for a table was not bad. Got seated and it took the waiter 10 minutes to come by the table. We ordered chips and salsa along with Margaritas and off he went. 20 minutes later the drinks come but no chips. We... More 

Thank Bob S
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60 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

If you like eating huge portions this is the place for you. Check out how many leave this restaurant carrying those little white Styrofoam containers, those are the people who tried valiantly to finish their entrée but failed. The Mexican fare is predictable, check the menu on line but this place definitely caters to the American taste for the basics.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Daniel Webster Hwy, Belmont, NH 03220-3053
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 603-527-8122

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