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Compadres

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Mexican, Southwestern
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Mentor Avenue, Painesville, OH
+1 440-354-2265
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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119 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the Fajita Burrito and it was good, but when I mentioned that I thought it had beans and rice in it my waitress said it did and started examining my food, "I see a bean right there and there's a piece of rice". Anyhow , she did offer to bring me a side of beans and rice, but... More 

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Thank TommyV30
Mentor, Ohio
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time we went to this place. They have great margaritas. When it's really busy it can be really loud. Food is good. We had fajitas, chicken and chorizo, and you get a lot of meat and veggies. Great flavor. We also had chicken burrito with green sauce, inside it was little dry but they gave you... More 

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Thank urboivana
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go here often for lunches with other mom friends. Excellent service, delicious food and good prices. Highly recommend!

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Thank Kate V
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Hands down. this is the number one spot for magaritas in lake county, oh. Nestled on the Painesville, Mentor line on St rt 20 is compadres Mexican resturant. great food and even better magaritas. stop in on tata Tuesday you won't leave hungry.

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Thank Phoneguy1966
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Great food! We were looking for a local Mexican restaurant near our hotel. My wife and I each had the enchilada supremas. Great atmosphere and quick service . Glad we stopped :)

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Thank Mike P
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Location: Mentor/Painesville Parking: free, on-site Atmosphere: festive, clean, friendly Staff: nice Menu: expansive Drinks: good margaritas Meal: fajitas quesadilla Prices: average Visit Again: yes Recommend To Friends: yes

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Thank Nikki P
Mentor, Ohio
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

One of our favorite Mexican Restaurants to stop at. The chips and salsa are always spot on. They also have modelo light in a can reminds me of being at a resort in Cancun drinking it.

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Thank Kenny M
Painesville, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is the only place we go to for Mexican. We love getting the Molcajete - the servings are huge and are very, very good. We've always had extremely fast and friendly service. The chips and salsa are fabulous too! Their specials on margaritas are the best in town!

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Thank urbas10
Painesville, Ohio
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is where my wife and I go for Mexican cuisine. Their food is good, the drinks are great (love the strawberry margarita). Drink specials on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There are always coupons in the paper or local ad magazines for this restaurant. The service is good and friendly. There are a lot of other Mexican restaurants in the area,... More 

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Painesville, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

A very friendly restaurant, Jose and staff always making sure you have everything you need. The food is very good with fast service, drinks are also excellent. I feel like I'm family when I walk in the front door all complete with handshakes and hugs. A great place to eat any time of week.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mentor Avenue, Painesville, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Painesville
  • Phone Number: +1 440-354-2265

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