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El Cid Mexican Cuisine

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
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” (48 reviews)
“enchiladas” (44 reviews)
“albondigas soup” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
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1 - 10 of 553 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful restaurant, authentic food from deep in Mexico, all done with an aim to please the patron!

Thank Sunnylois S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had business in Oakhurst and stopped here for dinner a few weeks ago. We love sitting out in the patio room with views of the hillside and cactus garden. Service is always prompt and friendly and the chicken enchiladas are exceptional here. :)

Thank syrahgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an excellent time every time I go. Great Mexican food. Great service . Very clean. If you are sitting at a window seat , it is a wonderful view. Excellent beverages.

Thank kareskreations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for "Linner" on a Monday and we were promptly greeted and seated. Everyone who worked here was very friendly and took the time to come to say hello. It is no surprise that there are regulars here that know everyone by name and vise...More

Thank kristen b
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The hot fresh chips and homemade salsa is excellent. But don't still up on it because your entrees will be just as good. A group of five of us went for dinner and we all have great food. The burritos, tacos, fajitas were all tasty....More

Thank June Y
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This restaurant in not located in town...it is about 2 1/2 miles north of the center of town. The atmosphere is very good...it looks and feels like a Mexican Restaurant should. We ordered margaritas, which were a little on the tart side, nachos and tacos....More

Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Strawberry marguerite is really good. The quesadilla with chili Colorado was very large but so good. Our party had a table by the window and we were able to see all the adorable Xmas decorations in the yard. But then we saw the Wolf moon...More

Thank MGD828
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Considering this restaurant is in Oakhurst, there is not a lot to choose from. The food was okay, nothing to write home about. The service was very good, they were super busy, but we were never lacking for anything.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Love this place! It gets busy around 6:00, so if you want to beat the crowd, go before 6. Food is wonderful. Margaritas are yummy!!

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This has been a Family favorite for many years. I enjoy the breakfasts and the cheese enchilada plate.

Thank Ikomasan
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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