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El Costeno

39 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2350
+1 713-339-0029
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (17 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
39 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2350
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El Costeno is my favorite restaurant in Gettysburg. I say Arturo is the best cook in town! We go there every Tuesday in the summer after tennis and dine on their patio. BYOB is allowed and always appreciated... and they provide frosted mugs and wine...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Service and setting OK BUT the food was atrocious! Shoe leather steak with ZERO seasoning, refried bean SOUP garbage but my dogs didn't seem to mind when we got home. Only thing worse in Gettysburg is Kings Pizza! The two of us ate for under...More

Thank Steven I
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We returned to this restaurant after a great experience the last time we were in Gettysburg. For the most part, we found the food delicious (flautas, enchiladas con crema) but the seafood fajitas were not a hit, with only 3 small shrimp mixed in the...More

Thank springbreakers241
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Hubby and I were here for Sunday lunch. There is a nice porch and patio area with tables for diners. We had chicken fajitas and carnitas, both served on a tortilla. The chicken fajitas were delicious - soft and cheesy, with grilled red and green...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went here because of outdoor seating which we always prefer when the weather is nice. The waiter was prompt and courteous, the food plentiful. My only beef with this place was that the food was very, very plain. Other then the complimentary salsa, the rest...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I tend to be pretty down on Gettysburg food options in general, but El Costeno was a good find. I can't claim to be an expert in Mexican cuisine, but it seems pretty authentic. Only gripe is they have a a one refill policy on...More

Thank Brandon G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The food was great! No one of our group of six had any complaints. The young man who waited on us seemed new maybe? He forgot a soda through 75% of our dinner. There is no alcohol served, although you can BYOB but we did...More

Thank shainesiegel
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I'm a Gettysburg local, and this is one of the two restaurants that I patronize in town. It's awesome. The staff are friendly, and they always remember me and my wife each time we visit. Most importantly, the food is awesome. If you've ever been...More

Thank GettysburgLocal
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Locals and tourists do not waste your time. I had been before and the service was lacking. But decided to try one more time. It took 1/2 hour to get drinks. For a party of 4 it took literally 2 hours before our orders arrived....More

Thank cprovost6
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We always stop in for some Mexican food here. We normally take this to go. The food is very good and authentic. The staff is very friendly.

Thank James k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2350
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 713-339-0029
This restaurant has recently moved from 51 West street in Gettysburg to York Street.
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