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El Mexicano Restaurant

) #2 of 14 Restaurants in Salina $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1425 S State St, Salina, UT 84654-1618
+1 435-529-2132
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1425 S State St, Salina, UT 84654-1618
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always eat at the El Mexicano when we are in Salina the food is great an so is the service it is close to the Supper 8. the pries are very reasonable.

Thank K3813LEcarol
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The food here was really good! I got the Enchiladas das poblanos and my boyfriend got the shrimp enchiladas and we would both highly recommend them!

Thank Kristin F
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Very good Mexican food. They have the usual numbered menu items like "#6 --1 enchilada, 1 tamale, and 1 taco" and other combos that you would find at all Mexican restaurants North of the border but El Mexicano also has items you will only find...More

Thank acoustictrout
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Service was very good and friendly people however the food simply was only fair. We had the soft tacos and a beer. We were there late in the evening o maybe just caught them at a bad time

1  Thank JeanP777
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stopped here on our way to Capitol Reef because it was on a list of "Hole In The Wall" restaurants written up in a SLC paper. We had a great lunch. The service was great and friendly. The restaurant seemed to be very popular...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Clean, very friendly staff. The food was good. Family owned business who takes pride in their accomplishment. Good location.

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The staff was super-friendly, and explained some of the nuances their Mexican food offerings, and the challenges of having a liquor license in Utah (they only serve beer and wine; no hard liquor). With some of the staff, it helps if you speak Spanish, and...More

Thank AngusPodgorny1960
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Recently had a cross country road trip & stayed the evening in Salina, Utah. We had dinner at the El Mexicano Restaurant. They were very busy but we were waited on quickly & our food was promptly served & delicious!

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The restaurant has opened a 2nd establishment in Richfield, UT, on Cove View Rd at the old Pepperbelly location. It's great to have a good Mexican restaurant now in Richfield. Had the chili rellenos and they were fantastic. Service was good and the atmosphere is...More

Thank ckm53snow
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Didn't expect good Mexican food here. We were just driving back from San Felipe Mexico via Family in CA. This was our first stop.

Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1425 S State St, Salina, UT 84654-1618
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salina
  • Phone Number: +1 435-529-2132
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