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El Molcajete

1622 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2121
+1 305-780-7988
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“mexican food” (15 reviews)
“server” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
1622 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2121
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

First off, this might be the shadiest looking restaurant I’ve ever stepped foot in. I’m pretty sure I’ve felt safer eating food in a restaurant I once visited down an alley in Cancun city. Secondly, the food. Couldn’t pronounce half the items on the menu....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank krmiller18
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Great meal, great prices. Would come back for sure. We had to pay for bottled water for some reason, she said her filter was broken. Other than that it was great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shauna D
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This place doesn't look fancy but when we walked in we could smell fresh grilled food. Our food was great and tasted fresh. They don't have a full liquor license like many restaurants in the keys, but my fresh made margarita was delicious. I only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lararobin2000
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The food is a little pricey for what one receives. The taste is average, nothing special. I noticed only one person working. He took our order, bused tables and worked the cash register. It was a bit warm inside. Definitely needed more A/C turned on....More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

If your looking for a good place to catch a case of cholera, eating at this place 3 times a day might be the ticket. Where do we start? Food—-Nachos, let’s talk “nachos” cheese straight from the can, smothering a nice plate of grey meat...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tovar222
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We are staying at Hawks Cay,just a few minutes away and decided we wanted something different to eat The place doesn’t look very good from the outside; disregard that,because if you like real Mexican tacos al pastor or carnitas You’ll be delighted ! I would...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ossie F
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here last night, the food was amazing, nice quiet relaxed atmosphere. The server was great, real helpful with food suggestions. Highly recommend if you want a change from the all American grill!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Raya31
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Wonderful food, great service, quiet atmosphere and nice portions. Traditional Mexican food right here in Marathon.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank keysmomof3
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Passing through Marathon, long wait at the place we planned on, so decided to try here. I won't leave a bad review....

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

First time to visit this restaurant. A nice surprise. Friendly staff and food wonderful. Plan to eat here again.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Pat J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1622 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-780-7988
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