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El Meson

903 E Dixie Dr, West Carrollton, OH 45449-1928
+1 937-859-8229
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (39 reviews)
“empanadas” (11 reviews)
“empanadillas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
903 E Dixie Dr, West Carrollton, OH 45449-1928
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Why did we stay away? We've not been here for awhile and forgot how good it is. Will be back soon. Chicken tortilla soup is great and Spanish chachuterie is wonderful

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After my wife recently "discovered" this gem for lunch, it was a special treat for dinner with son and daughter in-law. Yes, we're 30 minutes away in Mason, but surprised we'd never heard of this restaurant in business for 39 years! Excellent dinner, service, and...More

Thank pscarey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time here and having grown up eating Mexican food all my life and after eating here it was not all that. I had the tortilla soup and the chorizo quesadillas first the soup was ok as it had chips used for...More

Thank Humberto B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Excellent! We sat in the closed in patio and it was lovely. We had a variety of appetizers and followed the suggestions of our server for dinner: everything was very good!

Thank USExpatsThe3Cs
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I participated in a dinner for Ellies Rainy Day Fund, a nonprofit in Dayton that helps pet owners. We had a private room equipped with projectors and screens. The food was great and Bill Castro the owner explained what we would be having. Authentic central...More

Thank JanNArt
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Such a treat to enjoy delicious Tapas, refreshing Margaritas all in a garden atmosphere! The food options were too numerous to comment on but our lovely waitress helped us navigate just the right amount of food and drinks. The shrimp options for Tapas were outstanding...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I had business colleagues in town and we enjoyed this place immensely. They have a creative take on Mexican &latin American dishes. Staff is super friendly and helpful and our meals were all great. You can easily miss this place as its tucked away, but...More

Thank davew49
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant since it's opening 38 years ago. It has always been one of our favorite restaurants. Today I was very disappointed with the fish tacos. The fish was always fresh and looked as if it was grilled. Today it...More

Thank Susie K
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Food great service ok .don't get fish tacos. Not very good . Our meals very great flavor and authentic of the meal was worth the drive.

Thank Meeca M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Delicious food and drinks in a unique and fun atmosphere. One of my very favorite places for just the two of us and to meet friends and business associates.

Thank KeeKeeBair
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12 July 2017|
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Response from KeeKeeBair | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that, but I know the staff will be glad to investigate and answer.
21 April 2017|
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Response from donnavicca | Reviewed this property |
yes, and the tapas are my favorite thing there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 E Dixie Dr, West Carrollton, OH 45449-1928
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  West Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-859-8229
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