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Oye Amigos

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307 E Michigan Ave, Marshall, MI 49068-1664
+1 269-781-7770
11:00 - 20:00
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Sand Lake, Michigan
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Had lunch here and it was one of the worst meals i have ever had. If this is authentic Mexican food then i am staying away from Mexico. Everything is brown and bland. Service was just OK. Building is outdated and not very appealing. Which i can overlook for good food and service but that was not the case. I... More 

Thank knobberdirt
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican-American food at an amazing price! I always order take out and it is ready in 10 to 20 min! Don't bring any plastic, cash only! Loyal customer for 14 years!

Thank skywarn6118
Battle Creek, Michigan
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I've been here twice, I think the second time because I forgot I didn't care for it. Staff is great, let me taste everything (and I didn't stay). They only take cash--in 2016? And I personally don't care for the taste of anything there that I sampled. To top it all off it's all brown. I know people who love... More 

Thank StacyHislop
Battle Creek, Michigan
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The gentlemen (Emilio)that first brought these recipes to Marshall area came direct from Texas about 60 years ago thanks to men in the National Guard who enjoyed his food during their service in Texas. This is love or hate experience. My husband has been a fan during Emilio's time about 50 years and we continue to drive a bit farther... More 

Thank Kathy s
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Have been going here since I was a kid....the best but this is not Tex Mex like the chain restaurants. This is authentic home cooking from Mexico. Enjoy!!

Thank brad m
South Florida, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Oye Amigos is perhaps the best example of Southern California Tex-Mex style food this side of the Mighty Miss. The mom and pop establishment is small, with good seating, cash-only, and offer first-timers with an adequate free sample tray. It os true that some people don't like it, but that is probably because they are expecting Mexican food, which this... More 

Thank Ritchies F
Marshall, Michigan
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Are here once, that was more than enough. Place is in dire need of updating. It looks grimey inside and outside. The smell coming from the extractor fan outside is enough to put anyone with a sense of smell off but people seem to go in there. The food is dreadful. It looked the same coming out as it did... More 

2 Thank Nicola D
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65 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Weird shells, chips and beef... If beans are your main focus for Mexican then this place is awesome!! The beans are super good. I enjoy my beef mainly ground or shredded they have neither its a potato gravy concoction that's not even good. It is actually the beef for tacos not sure how that works... I leaned towards chicken and... More 

Thank bigstevehd
Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Oye Amigos is a tradition for me. It started maybe 50 years ago at a small eatery in Battle Creek called Emilio's where I had my first taste of the unique Mexican fair and met the Emilio. Lot's of stories surround the man and the restaurant and no doubt you can find many still in circulation today. Emilio has passed... More 

Thank Fred C
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

Let me start with the good. Our server was very friendly and quick. Since it was our first time at the restaurant she offered us a sample plate so we could taste the meat, beans, chicken and rice. It was all good but different. Definitely not the traditional Mexican or American-Mexican. Food was ok but not great. I had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 E Michigan Ave, Marshall, MI 49068-1664
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: +1 269-781-7770

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