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El Guaca Mexican Grill

122 High Street | Maldon, Maldon CM9 5ET, England
+44 1621 852009
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nachos” (30 reviews)
“churros” (19 reviews)
“burrito” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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122 High Street | Maldon, Maldon CM9 5ET, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We have eaten here a total of 4 times over the last few months. Their on line booking system does not always work as twice we turned up and they had no record of our reservation. The food is better than other Mexican chains,the staff...More

Thank gloworm53
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are hungry, this is the place for you. The menu offers promise but the flavours are dialled right down. Service is friendly but could be quicker. Seems to attract the noisier diner.

Thank habanero367
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food on a busy night, the service was a bit slow but seeing as it was mid week and busy. very friendly staff.

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant early evening family meal on a Saturday. Fitted in at short notice by a welcoming staff. Very tasty food served speedily and with style. 'Authentic' stack of sombreros at the bar providing an additional ambience and amusement. Gets busy by mid evening, judging...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good service and friendly staff. Definitely recommend this for birthday parties, go with an apatite as the portions are good.

Thank MB24BEL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Sunday with 3 children and were walk in's. The manager honoured our tastecard although that was the last day they were taking it apparently. The kids menu is brilliant - 3 courses with a drink for 6.95 and that includes build your...More

Thank essex_red40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always amazing Mexican Food. The restaurant has now extended so there is usually a Table free the steak is really tender the chef must marinade it for days. Don't miss out and treat yourself.

Thank malc569
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great Atmosphere, Great Food, great service, great party atmosphere, its party time here whether its Monday afternoon or Saturday night.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

El Guaca Mexican Grill - Fantastic Food..!! Visited on Sunday night with the family and I have to say the nicest ever Chilli Nachos!! Will be going back with some friends on our next meal out.

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food was good and the friendliness of the staff was spot on. We had a light lunch but we were really impressed. The toilets with the baby changing were immaculate, we would highly recommend.

Thank Ben W
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can you use the Gourmet card here?
2 December 2016|
Response from Kevin D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure about that one .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$36
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 High Street | Maldon, Maldon CM9 5ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 852009
  • E-mail