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El Tenampa Mexican Restaurant

) #20 of 56 Restaurants in Manahawkin €€ - €€€ Mexican
655 Route 72 E, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2845
+1 609-597-0938
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“sopapillas” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
655 Route 72 E, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2845
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried this out on a whim and thought it was a pretty good restaurant, food wise. As for the service, it took a little too long to get attention as they seemed overwhelmed. I'd go back.

Thank LlewellynWest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat Mexican food all over but this place is the best!!!! The salsa they serve with homemade tortilla chips is outstanding. I had enchiladas verdes and OMG it was like a religious experience. Delicious and fresh with rice and refried beans. My husband got...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We used to love to go here but each time service gets much worse. Three tables with people and it took over a half hour after being served chips and salsa to get wine opened, no water no beverages but wanted to take our order....More

Thank bluehumvee
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

If you aren't addicted to their salsa and chips after one bite you have super powers! We love it! Staff is friendly and service is quick. The enchiladas are great. Try the cheese one!

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I love their salsa so much that I've made a very close version of it at home for when those times I can't seem to make it to the restaurant.

Thank StNu
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Came here for dinner with the hubby. We brought our own beer so no beverages were needed. The food was good but overpriced. We wanted a second basket of chips and salsa and they charged us extra which they didn't let us know. We got...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Arrived for lunch to be greeted by a grumpy old man. No welcome, no smile, no thank you - NADA! Food is average, prices are reasonable. Owner needs a Dale Carnegie Course in "How to Win Friends and Influence People". Definitely not worth a return...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The food is very Mexican. There are a lot of things to order off the menu and it isn't that expensive. Great place to go for a last minute dinner.

Thank Ruthi G
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by the Tom's River location on our way back to Port Republic. What an amazing lunch. My husband loved his chicken burrito with the red sauce (more of an Italian flavor) and I had the chicken enchilada's with the avacado...More

Thank Jolene Y
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great tri-color enchiladas. The salsa is great! Went for lunch around 3. Burritos was delicious and the quesadillas! Great meal.

Thank qtdesignz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Route 72 E, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2845
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-597-0938
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