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El Carnicero

16918 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3621
+1 216-226-3415
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“taquitos” (16 reviews)
“guacamole” (38 reviews)
“machaca” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16918 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3621
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We live nearby, and its a go to for happy hour at the bar, dinner for the family, and a great place to take guests. Biggest challenge is sometimes there is a wait, but so be it with a good restaurant. Something when the ower...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a happy time at El Carnicero on Mother’s Day. The atmosphere is open but warm. We were able to hear our conversation and it was great to be around other guests enjoying themselves. The service was nice and attentive in just the right amount....More

Thank 1sunlight
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Everything was super delicious! Loved the atmosphere. Friendly, helpful staff. I asked for rice and beans with my tamales. My sister asked for rice as well. They brought it out in separate bowls. We did not need two bowls of rice. No matter how good...More

Thank AKHenning
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks and ended up staying a few hours and grabbing some delicious eats too. The service as always was amazing...the tequila was just what we needed. Great place!!

Thank Criz66
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I highly recommend the guacamole with goat cheese, paired with an incredible Cucumber Margarita. Truly exceptional! High energy atmosphere & great service.

Thank 595janices
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Food is great, drinks are great, service is great. We had a family get together of 12 people and called ahead. We will go again. Try the margarita flight, you won't regret it.

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I have known Eric Williams for years and this is yet another terrific achievement. The food is great and the margaritas terrific. Guacamole is the best in town. Hard to choose between the taquitos and the tamales. I think this chef is one of the...More

Thank hh695
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The margaritas are out of this world! Try the smoked trout guacamole. All of our food was scrumptious. Service was excellent, with a smile. If you are in the area, stop here! You will not be disappointed! Sister restaurant is Momocho in Cleveland.

Thank saratogahome
Reviewed 10 November 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
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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