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El Compadre Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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900 Pacific Ave N, Long Beach, WA 98631-3996
+1 360-642-8280
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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It is my reward restaurant. I normally get the # 11,12 or 22. The guacamole is amazing. We always get an extra guacamole to go. The servers were willing to explain what was in the items i was interested in. My water glass never gets empty which is a sign of an attentive server. It is... More 

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Thank Jeniene M
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We enjoy all types of Mexican fare and have not been disappointed during several visits to El Compadre in Long Beach. The presentation of the meals has been appealing, and both the quality and service have been consistent. This is an enjoyable spot for very casual dining if everyone in the party wants this genre.

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Thank Carl B
Portland, Oregon
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Like a lot of restaurants in the area, it is much nicer on the inside than the outside. Looks like a sketchy dive on the outside, but inside it is a bright, clean, family-friendly space. Make sure to get some of their fresh and excellent guacamole with your meal. Portions, quality, service, and value were all very good. We had... More 

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Thank RoadWearier
Peoria, Arizona
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined here in April. We each had two tacos and a side of refried beans between us. The tacos were tasteless and looked like they had been made by someone who didn't care about what was being served. The beef in the taco was just a little bit of ground beef. They were eaten with a... More 

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Thank Douglas P
Sedro-woolley
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I had been craving some yummy nachos, so we decided to stop here. I ordered the "Super Nacho".... nothing super about it. Just way too much cheese with a tiny bit of refried beans and few small pieces of tomato on it. They only had one waiter working and he was obviously not having a good day. We most likely... More 

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Thank Circielynn
Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We stop long Beach on the way Astoria to Seattle. We ate at El compadre. It was great food,clean, nice family restaurant.

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Thank DoGood2016
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This was place was great, Arroz con Polo was good, the tortillas were fresh and warm. Fajita burrito was good also, very big and not just all rice and beans...everything had really good flavor. Could have used some drink refills, but food was great.

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Thank Kelli H
Conifer, Colorado
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We were the only other table here for lunch in the middle of a wind/rain storm. Service was prompt, great homemade salsa, the Sopita.s were well done. Tacos were yummy.

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Thank christy32131
Longview, Washington
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I know Mexican, and let me tell you..stay away from here! I lived in Guadalajara for 10 years, also used to check the line for a chain of 36-mexican restaurants...this place is dangerous! Grease is old and NOT changed dailey! Also suspect they dont use different fryers for different products. The chips tasted of both chicken and shrimp, was old... More 

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Auburn
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We've never stopped here but this trip we did. This is a pretty good place for Mexican food. The place is right off the highway and was always busy which is usually a good sign. We had lunch - I had the chicken taco el carbon (think that was what it was called) and my wife had the chicken chimichangas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Pacific Ave N, Long Beach, WA 98631-3996
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 360-642-8280

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