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El Parian Mexican Restaurant

1009 US Highway 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-7628
+1 252-335-1537
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“great food” (2 reviews)
“salsa” (5 reviews)
“chips” (2 reviews)
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1009 US Highway 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-7628
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Parian is a medium priced Mexican restaurant. You can get a tasty margarita, jumbo sized, for $5! The portions are plentiful. The combos start around $7.50.

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today. Food was outstanding but service was terrible. Server dropped our food off to us and never saw her again. Not friendly at all. Rest of the staff was very nice and personable. The salsa was terrific. If it wasn't for the...More

Thank chupakilldevilhills
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Quaint location, friendly staff, good food, what more could you ask for!? Prices are reasonable, the salsa tasty, and the chips fresh. Even my wife, who can't 'stomach' this style of food o most occasions, enjoys eating here!

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat that won't break the bank. Good food, nice staff, large helpings. Try the shrimp cocktail

1  Thank G9867OVjamesc
Reviewed 14 July 2016

First time at El Parian, my wife remarked how cute the place is. She ordered the chile relleno (cheese), which was first rate. I had the carnitas, which were the best I've has since coming east from California. Tender, juicy,inside, seared on the outside. A...More

1  Thank Dick D
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been updated and under new management! Painted, new fresh look..new lights, new menus.. Excellent meal! Very fresh ingredients, best salsa in town.. We had burritos Allegra, if you never had it, must try! Today was Sunday and they were very busy, but...More

2  Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We've been here several times and have had good experiences each time, but the last time was especially good. We split the fajitas for two, which is my new favorite now. It was delicious, as were the churos that I had to get to go...More

2  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

It's been 6 months since we have been here, food was outstanding! Fresh ingredients, great flavor great service! Everything was decorated for Valentine's Day .. Was perfect

1  Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

IMHO you need good service to have a great restaurant.. This restaurant offers very good food and sometimes offers good service but that is hit and miss.

1  Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Had lunch here today with the family. It was good. The chicken and cheese quesadilla was great. The other things were all right. Salsa was good. Will be back for sure!

1  Thank chupakilldevilhills
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 US Highway 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-7628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-335-1537
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