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El Norteno Market & Deli

€€ - €€€Mexican, Deli
4000 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-2201
+1 612-722-6888
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
18 Nov 2016
30 Aug 2016
“Water...please, water...”
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Mexican, Deli
€€ - €€€
4000 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-2201
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Every time I visit Minneapolis I come here for the deep fried tacos. I've been coming here for ten years and I recommend it to everyone. You're missing out if you haven't eaten here.

Thank amaxim01
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We visited El Norteno and were quickly seated in their lovely outdoor back garden. The hostess took our drink order and not realizing they served beer we ordered soda and tea, several minutes later our actual server came out carrying beers for another table which...More

Thank TChat75
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I just adore El Norteno!!! The owners are so very friendly & gracious & they take such good care of their very grateful customers. The food they serve is authentic & so very carefully & beautifully served. It is one of my most favorite restaurants...More

Thank kayblooms
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Just moved to the neighborhood and so happy to find El Norteno! Clean place, friendly staff and reasonable prices. Beer list is a little weak, but the food more than makes up for that. Awesome and quiet patio, too.

Thank augopher
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Delicious food and fabulous service! Definitely will return when we are in Minneapolis! The tamales were awesome!! Even bought salsa to take home and enjoy later. Beautiful and shaded outdoor seating.

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great food and the atomosphere feels like your in a small town restaurant that is family owned. Great warm chips and salsa as starters

Thank bhallenberg
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Always good food, always good service. Good prices. Been going there for over 5 years on average twice every 3 months.

Thank rsollberg
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Our family enjoys meals here ALL THE TIME. We love the welcoming atmosphere, the fact that we can always get a table, and that the food is flavorful and filling. We suggest the barbacoa, the chile verde, and well, pretty much everything on the menu!

Thank starosta93
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We came here because we wanted Mexican and had passed it several times. It is a homey place with some beautiful decorations. The menu is standard for a Mexican restaurant offering a good variety of choices. Even though the place was packed, the service was...More

Thank lugojrdn
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

El Norteño is a homey, comfortable eatery with many Mexican standard menu items done well. The service was cheerful and attentive. It was quiet so that you could converse at a reasonable volume. Don't worry about the food being too hot. This is "entry level"...More

Thank jimspahn
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 4000 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-722-6888
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