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El Olmeca

$$ - $$$Mexican,
6966 Highway 431 S, Should Be Listed In Owens Crossroads As The City, Huntsville, AL 35763-9228
+1 256-539-6477
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
6966 Highway 431 S, Should Be Listed In Owens Crossroads As The City, Huntsville, AL 35763-9228
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The menu is typical but good Mexican however we prefer the Sunday buffet because you can make your own plate from such a nice variety. And you can actually eat healthy off of the buffet. Thy also offer it for lunch during the week. Good...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Super fast service. All the waiters are top notch. The place is usually pretty full but raarely is there a delay in serving food. Super good lunch buffet oo.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great buffet! Always delightful choices and the dessert bar is good as well. Great flan and fresh fruit. We usually make a salad and avoid the carbs but it's easy to do off the buffet. Great toppings as well as beef and chicken. Guacamole is...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were traveling and our hotel clerk recommended El Olmeca. We had a delicious dinner, definately hit the spot. We're pretty particular about our Mexican food.

Thank playgolf52
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We occasionally order from the menu but most often we do the lunch buffet. They have great options. The chicken is especially wonderful but so are all the meat choices. We usually make a salad with meat and sides. Guac is excellent. Love this restaurant....More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were in a hotel in the area & just happened to see the place on our way there. We love Mexican so we often take a chance on trying new places when on a trip. We were glad we did as the food was...More

Thank mcriss50
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Love the buffet. Great food and value. You can even do it low carb. Especially love the chicken breasts. The menu items are also great particularly the child relleno. Good service and good food

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just about our fav Mexican place in town. The chile rellenos are excellent but the buffet is very nice. It's a lunch buffet including Sunday's which is when we eat there. Many nice options and it can actually be done on a diet. We especially...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been here now three times and the food is always delicious. The chips are fresh and the salsa is perfect, not too hot, not too sweet. There's plenty of parking and lots of seating. I haven't had to wait to be seated. Authentic Mexican...More

Thank Cristi G
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

They have the best chicken fajita salad in town. And the best chile relleno too! Well worth the trip into Hampton cove to eat here. Good chips. Good salsa. Always a treat. They also have a nice Sunday buffet.

Thank cindyannsmith
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6966 Highway 431 S, Should Be Listed In Owens Crossroads As The City, Huntsville, AL 35763-9228
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-539-6477
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