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El Jalapeno

199 N State St, Ste 102, Hemet, CA 92543-4156
+1 951-652-2386
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2018
“Great food, great value!”
30 Jul 2017
“Ok but not my favorite”
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199 N State St, Ste 102, Hemet, CA 92543-4156
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite Mexican Restaurant in town. Whenever we try someplace else, we wonder why we bothered, food and prices are better here. Never too busy to get seated, even with large family groups, I don't know why they aren't busier! They don't have...More

Thank McD
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I love Mexican food and since recently moving to Hemet and finding so many I have been cycling thru the recommended restaurants to see how they stack up. This week it was El Jalapeno. El Jalapeno is a friendly restaurant that was full for Fridays...More

1  Thank Lee W
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Variety menu with the added pleasure of their Friendly service, Great prices!! What more can one ask for!!!

1  Thank gma16
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Since my favorite Mexican burned down recently I've been looking for a new place. El Jalapeno is located in a strip mall behind a car wash. The decor was stereotypical Mexican. The service staff were barely able to speak English and were not very welcoming....More

1  Thank GalAboutTown64
Reviewed October 11, 2016

The food here is really good . I ate here on a week night and it was a slow night. The service was very slow . I had a very long wait time to order . Was thing of leaving and then the waitress finally...More

Thank jerryjfm
Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

This little restaurant in a Mexican food oasis hidden in Hemet, California. The food is authentic Mexican food. The service is great also. A nice surprise was the bean dip the wonderful surprise was the food. I highly recommend this wonderful place.

Thank Ricky J
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Small restaurant. Family orientated. Food good but not memorable. Restaurant is clean but decore is normal "Mexican". Plastic on tables and menus are a bit greasy. Went on Mother's Day, so I understand it was very busy, however service was very slow. We waited 20...More

Thank JodyH59
Reviewed March 7, 2014

You know when you walk in, and the restaurant is full of Mexicans, that it's going to be good, traditional food--and it is. We had two lunches over two days--4 different meals, and all were exceptionally good---fresh ingredients, friendly (Mexican) staff, great Mexican beer selection,...More

2  Thank Mrmitosis
Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

The food is very reasonably priced and the flavor was wonderful. They bring you tortilla chips and beans and salsa while you look at the menu. They also serve beer wine and mixed drinks. I wish a small salad was included with the dinners. Will...More

2  Thank gccamp
Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

It's not gourmet faire, but if you're out in the Hemet area and looking for good food at a good price, this is the place for you. We tried the carne asada, which was priced at about $9. It was a decent-sized cut of marinated...More

1  Thank Michael H
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  • Address: 199 N State St, Ste 102, Hemet, CA 92543-4156
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hemet
  • Phone Number: +1 951-652-2386
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