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El Cid Mexican Cuisine

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegan Options
41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
+1 559-683-0282
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“chips and salsa” (50 reviews)
“enchiladas” (42 reviews)
“albondigas soup” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just visited Oakhurst whilst intending to see Yosemite we ate at this Mexican restaurant. The service was excellent and food was gorgeous and very reasonably priced. The portions are massive and you get free nachos and salsa. Highly recommended

Thank Garry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff, especially our server Mindy. Chips and salsa on arrival which were refilled. Great Mexican food and big portions! We left happy and very full!

Thank Hanbeth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we really enjoyed our dinner, I felt as if the taste of the food was toned down for the tourist trade. This was not a bad thing since the grandchildren are not fans of strong flavors. Surprisingly, the four-year liked the guacamole, which was...More

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I met my son and his family here a couple weeks ago for his birthday dinner (his choice from previous meals there). The food was just plain excellent and the service friendly and efficient. This is a favorite spot to return to.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal - the portions were large, the chips were excellent, the salsa was OK. Service was good. My Burrito was so large I couldn't finish it, and it was very good, comparing it to central Texas Mexican food.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An early dinner after arriving in Oakhurst ~ excellent service! Almost too rushed. Margaritas were good. Guacamole was average but small size was more than enough for 2 people. Chips were made in-house. Entrees were generously sized and spicy - nicely spiced. Moderately priced. I...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by El Cid after a long hike at Half Dome. I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food and the service.

Thank Gökay D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First Mexican in CA after being in Texas so perhaps things are a bit different. Ordered fajitas and was a bit dissappointed with no skillet, no sour cream, no cheese or salsa with them. Otherwise it was nice enough. Free chips and salsa to start,...More

Thank Dr_Effingpot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a full day of hiking in Yosemite, we were looking for a filling dinner, and El Cid was a perfect choice. All of the food was fresh and made to order, with generous portions. We will be back the next time we are in...More

1  Thank jandk727
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Four of us ate here during a visit to Yosemite NP. We had noticed the place was always crowded but had received mixed reviews on TA. Our trial run found the place to be quaint, with friendly helpful staff and the food was good.

Thank Jim R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 559-683-0282
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