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El Taco Macho

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin,
1613 Mentor Ave, Painesville, OH 44077-1703
+1 440-350-8226
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1613 Mentor Ave, Painesville, OH 44077-1703
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Taco Macho is not what it appears to be. Don't judge it based upon its location in a bland strip mall. Don't assume that it is just another TexMex place. It is anything but bland and familiar. Step inside to find a trendy and...More

Thank NorthStar779040
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Amazing flavors! This is a hidden jem. They had many safe choices for one in our group who has to eat gluten free. Quick service too. All I can say is this food is so unexpected and so beautifully crafted that I can't wait to...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I like the food and the restaurant is very clean. There were not many people on a Friday lunch hour, but the food seems to be fresh and tasty. I will definitely recommend trying this place.

Thank MobileMan8183
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I’m from Florida and came to Taco Macho by request of my cousin. First of all the Horchata is worth the price. Literally bigger than a corinita and it was delicious. I have been dying to try the new street corn that’s all over the...More

Thank Shayna Elizabet... S
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Passing through from Green Bay Wisconsin and found this gem on Trip Advisor. Clean restaurant, nicely decorated, friendly fast service and best of all amazing food! We had guacamole that was very good and the chips were tasty. I had the house burrito with barbecoa...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Tonight was our second visit. The server was friendly and attentive. This is not your typical Tex-Mex Restaurant where everything is over powered by and drenched in generic cheese sauce. Everything we ordered was fresh and flavorful and beautifully plated. I enjoyed the Mango Habeñero...More

Thank 138marilynk
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Food is fresh and good. Service is as good as the food. Prices are reasonable! The chips are fresh but the salsa is a little on the runny side but flavorful.

Thank Ray J
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I tried a chicken tinka torta (sandwich) and street corn ,both were good. The place was busy and food took awhile but server was pleasant and it allowed us time to enjoy our margaritas and chips and salsa. Nice atmosphere. There's a cute little room/bar...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We visited el taco macho for dinner with friends and each ordered a different dish, a chicken quesadilla, chicken fajitas, a taco salad bowl, and chicken burritos. Our order arrived after 20 minutes, but every single dish was the wrong thing. We told the waiter...More

1  Thank dober1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We have eaten here several times since we first found out about it - we love the food, some of the best Mexican food around. The service is great and the prices are reasonable - so happy to have found this place!!

Thank clancylosh
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1613 Mentor Ave, Painesville, OH 44077-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Painesville
  • Phone Number: +1 440-350-8226
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