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El Carnicero

$$ - $$$Mexican, Spanish,
16918 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3621
+1 216-226-3415
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“taquitos” (16 reviews)
“wild boar” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern, Latin, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16918 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3621
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfortable place. Good happy hour. The salsas and guacamole with goat cheese are delicious. The chorizo tamales and machaca taquitos are super.

Thank cksrp
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This was our first visit to Cleveland and came here on a Sunday just before noon to have lunch. We had a guacamole flight, salsa verde and a flight of margaritas. The drinks were fantastic with the blood orange being my favorite. My wife picked...More

Thank Jeff-n-Deb-88
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Eric Williams knows food. He has mastered the art of spicy, sweet, citrusy, earthy, creamy, salty.... He balances every dish to delight the palate and the senses. Starting with cocktails, expect only fresh juices and creative combinations. The guacamole choices, scooped on thin, crispy warm...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Heard about Momocho but didn't want to venture into the city, so opted to stop in here for lunch. It was a great decision. We had a wonderful experience. The decor is so pleasing; Luche Libre masks watching as we dove into a wonderful guacamole...More

Thank Jourman
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was my second visit, and I was not disappointed again. The food , drinks and service were all top of the line. I do believe they should add more entrees to the menu though.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Came with family, and everyone found something yummy! Margarita sampler let you choose 3 custom flavors with salt/sugar rims. Guacamole lovers were happy. Plenty of meat choices...beef, chicken, pork, lamb, duck. Don't expect typical burritos and tacos....this menu is done with a creative talented Chef....More

Thank nova_jlba
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Stopped here with friends for the first time. Great menu for tequila and margarita, blood orange was good. I had the pork tamale and it was great. Tried the house pico with radishes and loved it. Not the best queso fundido but not bad.

Thank NeOhGuy
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We started out at the bar with a sampler of three margaritas, which were fresh and delicious, especially the ginger margarita! I never had anything like it before, and it was equally matched by the legit guacamole. We moved to a table for dinner where...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on 6/16 for guacamole dips and beverages. We all enjoyed the different guacamole flavors and although no entrees we left full. Thanks again for the recipe

Thank mpharveyco
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our margaritas to start. Guacamole was seasoned just right and the hot sauce on the side was wonderful Pepita trout and remolacha were perfectly cooked and generous. Enough leftover for a good second day meal. Lots of room to sit and enjoy. Relaxed atmosphere...More

Thank davechardon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16918 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3621
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 216-226-3415
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