This was the original Elsa's and really isn't on par with the original Elsa's, but food and service is consistent. The restaurant seems to always attract crowds.
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For years Elsa's on Linden was the standard by which other Mexican restaurants in Dayton were measured. With the boom in Mexican eateries locally over the past five years, it's been at least that long since I've eaten here. I almost wish I had not...More
went here for a family get together and the place looks like they need to remodel like 20 years ago and the food is way to expensive and you do not get very much meat for the prices and doesnt taste good at all, i...More
The salsa was totally lacking in chunks of tomato, onion or anything else. It was more like a puree. Chips were warm when they came out but cooled off quickly and a little less tasty. The mini super burrito was not as good as the...More
Stopped in here one day for lunch to try it out. Overall, I enjoyed it, but it was not especially authentic Mexican food. It was more like what a gringo would do at home... grab a tortilla out of a package from the grocery and...More
I've never ordered food at Elsa's since I didn't want to ruin a $50 drunk on a $5 hamburger but there were people streaming in to eat it seemed. I was there for the Bad Juan and once again, they did not disappoint! The bar...More
Sure, before authentic restaurants starting appearing in the dayton area, Elsa's was considered authentic. OMG, this place really bites. The beans come out of a can and they don't even time the time to mash them so they could possibly look like refried beans. The...More
The food here is decent, but you should really go here for the Bad Juan margaritas! We celebrate everyone's 21st birthday here.