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“Very good Mexican food, rivals Rivera Maya but much tinier place!”
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El Mejicano
Ranked #57 of 90 Restaurants in Rockaway
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Folks drive right past it, its resides at the end of the block where the old Rockaway Borough bowling alley entrance used to be (boy am I dating myself...lol). Tiny restaurant, good prices, good food - give it a try!

Thank Ronnie M
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I think the headline summarises it quite well. Our takeout meal included enchiladas, fajitas, rice and beans, and tortilla soup. All went fairly quickly into the garbage after just a mouthful or two. Despite other reviews, the kitchen is not visible, other than one microwave which most of our meal passed through. Not fresh, not cooked to order, not authentic, not edible. There are lots of awful restaurants round here that are well reviewed on Tripadvisor; people either have very low standards or just don't know what they ae talking about. I would also advise folk who really know and like Mexican food to stay away from Riviera Maya.

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1  Thank 7thEarlofSidcup
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The food is a good selection of Mexican fare, with specials. Service is quick with a visable kitchen. Seating is limited, so much of the business appears to be take-out.

Thank Ken N
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great authentic food. Delicious salsa and tortillas. Everything is cooked to order, and bring your own sangria for a great dinner. Small informal dining area is great for families or couples. Take out service available as well.

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Thank RM1222
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Thanks for a great night guys! Everything was hot, perfectly cooked and seasoned. I personally made sure no food went to waste. Really professional, down to earth staff. My fiance can't eat dairy so if it wasn't on the side already, we were thoroughly informed otherwise. Owner is a great guy and we caught him washing his own dishes. Great boss to have! Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Bill S
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