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El Alamo Restaurant

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1449 N G Ave, Douglas, AZ 85607-1653
+1 520-364-7048
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an anniversary dinner and had our kids as well. We ordered the "parillada" which has steak chicken tripaitas rice beans and tortillas. We were the only guest and it took for ever to receive our food, when we finally got it we found a hair under the chicken. We let the waitress know and she offer to... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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217 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

El Alamo is a very also ran type of restaurant with small portions and very bland food. The day we visited the wait staff was only friendly as we left. It is in a good location, it just needs to pick it up to be successful. The little things add up like only having 1 of 3 lights in the... More 

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Thank TimWW_ELP
Bisbee, Arizona
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Eating for the sixth time at El Alamo, we have yet to be disappointed. The Chimi is really good, and at lunchtime just enough to satisfy, without being stuffed. We have learned to decline chips, but always ask for additional salsa. We also had flan at the restaurant and it was great. Prices are very reasonable. We will keep going... More 

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Thank okrealtyinc
New Mexico
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I am a very picky Mexican Food eater from the Mesilla Valley in NM. The general rule of thumb for us southern New Mexicans is the further away from Dona Ana county you get, the greater probability for bad Mexican food. I'll admit it is specifically for Mexican foods based on Red and Green Chile, not Tex-Mex, etc. That being... More 

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Thank drumseltzer
Mesa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We were searching for a Mexican Restuarant that served margaritas and I was so happy to find this place. The margaritas; both regular and strawberry were delicious. Great service and the food was sooooo good. Way better than typical Mexican food. The only thing I recommend is they need music. I could only hear the music from the kitchen. The... More 

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Thank Shanksta P
Cedar City, Utah
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Food Poor, service poor. Seems if your not hispanic you get lousy service - I'm not the only one thats experienced the poor service while viewing other patrons getting constant attention. I left no gratuity and will never enter the place again. When the topic of resturaunts in Douglas comes up I make sure my El Alamo experience is shared.

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Thank Jerry A
Denver, CO
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2010

If you find yourself in Douglas, AZ and have never tried a horchata, do it! We've had horchatas in several mexican restaurants and all our friends agree, this is simply the best. No complaints on the food, tasty at a decent price.

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Thank smetlogik
Arizona
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2008

don't order a margarita. The shrimp soup is tasty.

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Thank wonkyeye
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Reviewed 23 March 2008

Not any good now that Rosemary doesn't work there anymore.

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San Francisco, California
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2008

Memories... how I miss those simple times, in simple place, with extraordinary people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1449 N G Ave, Douglas, AZ 85607-1653
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +1 520-364-7048

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?