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El Candil

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
Zaragoza no.8, Mulege, Mexico
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good47%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Zaragoza no.8, Mulege, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I always go for their French Dip, I even met my neighbors there. It's a friendly place, some people were looking for a property to buy, we got talking....I reccomended a realtor I know. As a I've said before, they even take dogs on the...More

Thank 4duffy2
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We wanted somewhere that had table big enough for us to lay out the tiles, and we wanted dinner too. (and drinks). El Candil it was. I and another woman had the French Dip, one woman had vegetarian nachos, and another woman, (I forget what...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We ate there several times and each visit was great. My husband orders the fish and chips, and I order the grilled fish dinner. The atmosphere was authentic and the service friendly. The small town of Mulege is very charming. We made a small video...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't think a Mexican restaurant would serve Pizza, but they do. Only on weekends. It's Wonderful! My girlfriend is vegetarian, so we go there to have vegetarian pizza. I think it has mushrooms, olives, bell pepper and cheese on it. I may have left...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in El Candil after swimming. I especially went for the French Dip. It was great. Even my dog enjoyed it. He got to go on the patio, (which he loves). The patio is covered in bougainvillea and is shaded. One​woman was sitting on...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great food! We ordered the fajitas - so very good! They have "American food" but why bother? Order their local specialties and you won't be disappointed-- all is prepared with care and the garden out back is lovely. Service friendly - just need a bit...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The menu has lots of hamburger variations and pizza (WARNING: if you are from the East Coast of Estados Unidos, you should run in the other direction from the pizza.) But if you plumb the menu for squid and other sea fare, you will be...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

You would never think a Mexican restaurant would have great pizza, but they do. My friend is vegetarian, so we both got a vegetarian pizza with cheese. It was fantastic. One thing about El Candil, they are consistent. The man who used to own it,...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Tired of tacos??? This restaurant has a delicious selection of burgers made with some of the best ground beef I have ever tasted. Friendly staff.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We have gone here several times after getting tired of taquerias. Good burgers and a nice atmosphere. You will find mostly tourists eating around you.

Thank Strembrulie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaragoza no.8, Mulege, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Mulege
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