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El Nopalito

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800 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
11:00 - 22:00
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Acworth, Georgia
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been here for a long time. I believe it is family owned. The inside could use a makeover however the food is great and prices are reasonable.

Thank 820johnu
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

It's a great place to hand out with friends. They have $3 n $5 margaritas as specials on some days. The food is delicious. Feels like an authentic Mexican place.

Thank Vamshee K
Marietta, Georgia
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184 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We tried this restaurant out for the first time. Located right down from Optimum Aquarium, it is a no frills just great food kind of place. The service was attentive but not overbearing. The margaritas were delicious and the Chicken soup was to die for. My husband had the flautas and they were quite generous in size and flavor.

Thank Glenda R
Atlanta, Georgia
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149 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Not Your Chain Store Mexican! Barrrett is a BUSY road on Saturday and on our way to my client's favorite restaurant she said, "turn here" and took us to a large plaza with a Mom and Pop owned Mexican Restaurant - she decided the traffic was too bad to deal with to get to her favorite sea-food restaurant so she... More 

Thank Douglas M
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I may have been really hungry after a 8 hour car drive, but this was the best Mexican food I have ever eaten! The salsa was awesome, the chips were warm and thin. I ordered a beef chimichanga and it was out of this world. Lots of good spices. I can't remember what everyone else had but they all said... More 

Thank Brandon S
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for 15+ years and they have the absolutely best food, drinks, and staff here. No matter how busy, we can always find a table. Service is prompt and the chip bowl is refilled as often as we want. The food is consistent, flavorful, not greasy, and hot on arrival. The place is always clean and cheerful. We... More 

Thank runskyhy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

My family and I have visited this restaurant since it first opened over 20 years ago. It is a first class family run business where the food has always been served with love and pride. Feel like chicken soup? The sopa de pollo is out of this world! Excellent selection of Mexican beers and tequila too. It is a simple... More 

Thank John C
Hiram, Georgia
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182 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Been to many Mexican restaurants and this one is the best so far. My favorite one closed years ago when I was younger and I have never found one that compared to it. We just happened to come across this one while we were out at HobbyTown. The staff is friendly, the food was served fast, and it was delicious.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

El Nopalito was a very nice surprise for me being I live not far from it yet have probably passed by it thousands of times over the years. The service is super fast, I'm used to waiting forever at most restaurants just for my drink to come out,but the entire meal was ready really quick and tasted great! In addition... More 

Thank SonjiaA
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226 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Arrived on a Saturday evening around 7p. Within one minute of sitting down, warm chips and freshly made salsa were in front of us along with a smiling server asking what we want to drink. Ordered the Jalisco Especiale, a chile rellano, and 3 soft tacos with individual steak, pork, and chicken . Shrimp and tender chicken with white cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Kennesaw

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