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El Nopal Mexicana Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican
1100 E 9th St, Trenton, MO 64683-2624
+1 660-339-7040
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (7 reviews)
“in town” (3 reviews)
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€€ - €€€
1100 E 9th St, Trenton, MO 64683-2624
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I ate at El Nopal twice in a 2-day visit to Trenton. The grilled chicken and rice is very tasty. That is not something I would normally order, but it was recommended by a friend and I appreciated it. Excellent left over also. The Speedy...More

Thank ksmMissouri
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Based upon the reviews of this establishment, I was expecting a really nice Mexican meal. That simply was not our experience. The chips had an extremely bad smell - like old oil. We had to have the waiter remove them because the smell was so...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

stopped here for the first time on 4/22/17 ordering several different entrées. The employees were friendly, the service was fast, and the food was great! We will be back, good Lord willing.

Thank Crooner82
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are interesed in this type of cuisine in Trenton there are no other options but you are in luck because it is good.

Thank bennyt523
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I visited for a quick lunch before going out of town. Delicious, large portions, low prices.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Really good food with big servings and wonderful service! The people r very nice and helpful and the place is clean and nice!

Thank shelpiggy
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great place for a family outing. If you are having a birthday you have to come in to celebrate. The staff will sing to you and don't leave without having some flan with caramel sauce or cake. Wonderful atmosphere and the staff is always so...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

While in town for a wedding our friends to us to their "usual" place. I've been hearing about the Mexican food here from them for years. It was worth driving to MO from CO to try it! The staff was friendly and fun.

Thank momtana88
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Love their food. The service is great as well. Always get their chicken and rice. Very quick service as well.

Thank April M
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were passing through Trenton and stopped for a late lunch, so the place was mostly empty. Our server was very friendly and attentive, asking where we were from and where our travels were taking us. We were immediately served warm, crisp chips with a...More

Thank bendwriter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 E 9th St, Trenton, MO 64683-2624
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 660-339-7040
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