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El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
+1 518-432-7580
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I always go here when we visit The Egg. Food is always great. The bartender Brian provided excellent service. We sat at the bar to eat and he was very attentive while being responsible for making drinks for the restaurant. Its worth...More

Thank fresno6921
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Very authentic Mexican menu, cozy setting, steps from the Empire State Plaza attractions (State Capitol, skating rink, The Egg). Flautas, quesadillas, and my personal favorite the generous Pozole dish (hearty pork & hominy soup) were all great. The Margarita selection is also impressive. Easy 5...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd time here! Food was great! Service was a little slow, other than that excellent!! Great margaritas 👍

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I've been to several (at least 30 to 35) authentic Mexican Restaurants (close simulations to be honest) and in the Albany/Capital Region this restaurant is absolutely one of the best.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Wife and I usually don't rave about Mexican restaurants outside of New Mexico but this place was exceptional. I had the fish tacos and wife had the vegetarian enchilada. Great, flavorful, fresh, and great service.

Thank ChickenJim
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and customer service. Placed a to go order by phone when arrived food was ready and hot. Visited el mariachi a couple times for take out and I've never had a bad experience

Thank Navasia P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

DH and I have been coming to the Hamilton Street location of El Mariachi for almost a decade, and have never had a bad meal or poor service. When we used to get the chicken fajitas, it was as if they knew we were coming....More

Thank Curlieq55
Reviewed 10 August 2017

In Albany and looking to kill some time before a departing flight at Albany International Airport. Using Trip Advisor, found this Mexican restaurant located not far from the airport and decided to give it a try. Exceeded all expectations. The lunch menu had a huge...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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 10 July 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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