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El Cid Mexican Cuisine

41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
+1 559-683-0282
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (51 reviews)
“enchiladas” (42 reviews)
“albondigas soup” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, no matter what you order. It’s always delicious. Must have at least one meal. Service is great as well and reasonable in price

Thank Aman G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended the other Mexican restaurant but since we were in the mood for margaritas and the other restaurant doesn’t have them, we ate here. All the food was good and of large portions. The service was very friendly and quick. We were glad...More

Thank famtravs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably one of the best eateries in Oakhurst. Fast service, nice sized meals, but nothing special. The taco was greasy, not crisp... but the beef enchilada was filled with shredded beef... a nice surprise. Salsa was onion based...not much tomato... more like pico. Tasted good,...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been eating here on family trips since I was a kid. We never make a trip without eating here at least once. The food is always good and the margaritas are delicious! The only downside (for me) is they don't have a lot of...More

Thank ditzeedancr
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A cactus margarita glass! How awesome. And only $6 for a great margarita! Food here is great. Loved my beef taco and beef tostada. Salsa was really fresh with a cute little kick. Staff are all really friendly and service is quick.

Thank mattag
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The busboys / helpers were excellent, kept us in chips and salsa which was good because the service was otherwise terrible. What should have been a 45 minute dinner ended up being almost 2 hours. Food was okay at best. If you are in somewhat...More

Thank teamrcjj
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Having just visited Oakhurst whilst intending to see Yosemite we ate at this Mexican restaurant. The service was excellent and food was gorgeous and very reasonably priced. The portions are massive and you get free nachos and salsa. Highly recommended

Thank Garry A
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff, especially our server Mindy. Chips and salsa on arrival which were refilled. Great Mexican food and big portions! We left happy and very full!

Thank Hanbeth
Reviewed July 22, 2018

While we really enjoyed our dinner, I felt as if the taste of the food was toned down for the tourist trade. This was not a bad thing since the grandchildren are not fans of strong flavors. Surprisingly, the four-year liked the guacamole, which was...More

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed July 21, 2018

My wife and I met my son and his family here a couple weeks ago for his birthday dinner (his choice from previous meals there). The food was just plain excellent and the service friendly and efficient. This is a favorite spot to return to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 559-683-0282
  • E-mail
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