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Mexican
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Television
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All reviews fajitas rice and beans mexican restaurant located in a strip mall habanero salsa the food is great margaritas coast chips northwest dish
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Reviewed 17 May 2020 via mobile

I tried El Trio Loco during the pandemic, so I didn’t see much in the inside. I called to place an order & was told 10 minutes. I got there & the order was already waiting for me. I was pleasantly surprised by the portions...& the prices. $26 for two combinations. They were also really well packaged. Good Mexican cuisine I’ll definitely come see El Trio Loco again.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

After staying in Gearhart on a yearly basis for the last 22 years, we saw this place and decided to give it a try. We were seated promptly with friendly service. The chips were very good and I like it hotter so I asked for...the Habanero salsa... which was perfect with lots of flavor and really nice heat. My wife got the fajitas and I got the chicken a la diabla. The fajitas were great, with really great flavor. The diabla dish was good, not great, as the sauce was a little on the bland side. Rice and beans were as expected for an American-ized Mexican restaurant in the northwest. The service was prompt and friendly, along with better-than-good food, so they get 5 stars in my book. I’d return again in the future and probably get the fajitas and habanero sauce!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Some of the best Mexican food on the North Coast. Located in a strip mall on 101 in Gearhart. Convenient to those day trippers from Portland or campers looking for a good hot meal. Wide selections on the menu as well as great margaritas. Check...out the small dishes on the menu. Large servings for a very reasonable price. Service is professional and very attentive. Larger group seating available in the bar. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 27 November 2019 via mobile

Went in for lunch when visiting the area ! Extensive menu but only two dishes for vegetarians which is disappointing ! Rice and black beans my lunch ! Cocktails were good ! Service a bit slow ! But well worth a 2nd visit if ur...a meat eater xMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 17 September 2019

this is our favorite Mexican restaurant. The food is great,staff is friendly and they have the best Margaritas.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Fast friendly service. If you're looking for a family friendly location where everyone can find something to eat this is a place to keep in mind. Wether hitting the beach or just passing through El Trio Loco is a great stop along the way.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

If you've been searching for authentic cuisine, look no further. The staff is friendly, the food is fantastic. I try new things, Hubby loves the combo with a Chile Releaño, tamale & enchilada, it doesn't get more authentic than that

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff ! Went in for lunch ! Extensive menu even for veggie like me ! Full bar ! Food was hot and good amount ! Reasonably priced ! Worth a visit x

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Please read carefully for the 5 star rating. Wife is Hispanic and we are very picky about eating out for Mexican food. This trip was only for seafood dish purposes. I ordered the Monterey Camarones (shrimp) and she order camarones ala diabla. Both dishes were...outstanding. We did not have any traditional non seafood Mexican dishes. We also each had a mango margarita and they were fantastic. Fresh, good mixture of alcohol to purée on the rocks with fresh pineapple. The salsa was well balanced though the wife felt it needed a little salt and I did not. We were more impressed that they offered a habanero salsa as well and it met all of our heat index expectations. Service was fine. They were busy but checked our table as often as would be expected and kept our water full. Rice and beans were fine. Rice was maybe just a little dry/crusty. Overall, fantastic choice based on what we were here for and will stop in again soon on our next trip over to the coast.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Do not let the strip mall style front scare you away - very good Mexican food and service awaits you! Restaurant is quite roomy on the inside with a full bar area and separate section for regular dining. Service was friendly, attentive and quick. Loved...my jumbo flavored margarita! Huge Menu with lots of yummy choices to choose from - Mr had the Arroz con Pollo and I went spicy with Chicken a la Diabla - both were excellent! We loved this restaurant and will return soon!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Response from quiltgran6 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I can totally clarify for you but I dined at El Trio Loco which is on the right hand side of the road (3615 Hwy 101) traveling North from Seaside in Gearhart. There is also a picture of El Mariachi Loco in the... More
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