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El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

) #46 of 535 Restaurants in Albany €€ - €€€ Mexican
289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
+1 518-432-7580
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (14 reviews)
“elote” (2 reviews)
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely dinner with my friend. Had not been to El Mariachi in several,years and was not disappointed. Margaritas for starters - just the way I like with fresh lime juice, perfect on a summers night. I always go for the mole and there's is...More

Thank yogajudi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the margaritas are good, but the food is GREAT! We go all the time, it's like a mini vacation to South of the Border. I hope no one builds a WALL but if they do, At least we can still eat wonderful Mexican dishes...More

Thank jkearney15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant! They treat my husband and I very well and are not judgmental like many other restaurants are towards tattooed people with blue hair ;) The food is beautiful, delicious and actually authentic! And their margaritas! I'm not that big on...More

Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by to have something different. Our server was very accommodating helping us select from the menu, explaining what things were. She returned often to check our drinks and refill our chips. Our meals came out hot and were very tasty. I'm not an...More

Thank Boulder_Bill_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food isn't bad, but it's pretty bland for Mexican. The portions however were huge- and so the high-ish prices seem to be justified by the amount of food per plate rather than anything particularly outstanding in terms of its quality. For the amount it...More

Thank eggbomb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bartender is really nice, chatty. The food is great. Small restaurant, very close to the other patrons which can sometimes be a little bit much.

Thank Can M
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the bartender and food is consistently good. The service was extremely poor. We had a great table in the corner, but felt completely invisible. Finally stooped to waiving my arms and still had trouble getting the waitress's attention.

Thank Laurie N
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Of course when Cinco De Mayo comes around it's almost a must that you want to enjoy an evening at a Mexican establishment and this place was just what my heart desired. Yes it was packed that day but it added to the evening. I...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very busy night (Lisa Lampanelli in town). Forgot reservations but found us a table for 2 in 10 minutes. Service was EXCELLENT. Not cheap but worth every bite. Chilate De Pollo soup was to die for. The Gambas Al Ajllo was much larger than expected...More

Thank khm1968
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Fun place, great staff, huge fave of NYS employees from the Empire State Plaza for lunch, Happy Hour, dinner, celebrations.

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-432-7580
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