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El Molino

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5321 Hopyard Rd, Behind Burger King, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2774
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Big Bear Lake, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

During a recent stay at the nearby Best Western motel, I walked over to this Mexican restaurant in the adjacent strip shopping center. Although they have take-out, I sat in the small seating area and ordered off the menu. At the time, I was the only patron in the restaurant and the staff was friendly, attentive and service fast. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

El Molino is located a busy area with lots of restaurants and limited parking. After parking between Burger King and El Molino, I walked towards the dumpster on the side to drop some trash when one of the employees opened the door & yelled at me for parking in the plaza parking lot & not going into his restaurant. Business... More 

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Thank SageTraveler1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food. Best chicken quesadia i ever ate! Cook was lovely. Fun place. Hoghly recommend it if you want a no frills joint with GREAT food.

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Pleasanton, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

I have eaten here many times and always consistent. Very fresh produce and service is fast as well. The sauces are fantastico!

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Thank Skip M
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Order at the stand up desk and your food will be prepared. Take out or eat at one of many tables. Chili Verde good but they used too much chili

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Thank Gregory J
Sonora, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

Good food; Cold beer; good prices; nice owner; VERY short walk from the Best Western Pleasanton = HAPPY EATERS!

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Thank Adrien F
Burbank, California
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012 via mobile

We try to stop in to this great hole in the wall when we are in town. We have tried many things on their menu and everything is good. Always a lot of food. In our opinion their only weak spot is the salsa which is mediocre at best. But for good food that will fill you up, you won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5321 Hopyard Rd, Behind Burger King, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2774
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
Description
209.969.0429

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?