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El Tequila's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
+1 386-767-9512
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a larger party dining and everyone agreed that the refried beans were the worst they have every had. I agree. Also, my sister in law was unable to eat her enchilada due to poor taste. My daughter said her taco tasted funny. Positives...More

Thank VacationSleuth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything from the quick service to the pleasant atmosphere, the delicious food and fantastic theming, it's all just so incredible. The friendly prices are nothing to sneeze at either, and the food is a great value for the money. I just wish there was a...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice and enjoyable mexican restaurant. The service was prompt and the food was good. I would recommend the carnitas as they were well prepared and the pico de gallo was fresh. Overall a good restaurant.

Thank Golf_ing_33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free chips at the start: yum. 3 salsa choices: regular, habanero, and jalapeno. Jalapeno was the hottest by far (savory too, not just spicy, yum). Mojarro frita: the coolest fish taco I've ever had. It was an entire fried fish (head, tail, fins) where you...More

Thank pinkdolphi
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The service was very slow and the waiter didn't give very good service. The food wasn't very impressive.

Thank Janice G
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Family of 5. Had two jumbo Margaritas and meals for each. The hand made tortillas were amazing. Had chicken chimichangas, burritos, guacamole. Oh boy it was delicious. Family run, super happy we drove here thanks!!!

Thank holtzfamily
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I have been looking for an authentic Mexican Food and found it here! Absolutely delicious!!! A must try if you're in the area. My enchiladas, out of this world 👍🏻

Thank Page062016
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

First time there and highly impressed. Staff, food and atmosphere were fantastic. We'll make this a stop for us anytime we're in Daytona.

Thank L B
Reviewed March 2, 2018

This was previously the location of Maria Bonitas restaurant. It looks cleaner now, but the decor is the same. We have been here a number of time before and the crowd seems a little bigger this time. The food is good, more autentic than Americanized,...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

The food is always fresh and the,service is great. The owners do come around and check on you. There something dor everyone. Taste ranges from.mild to hot, so everyone can find something to eat. Real Mexican, not TexMex.

Thank Sarah S
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November 17, 2017|
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Response from Tastefullady | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I think their corn tortillas Ari pure corn, but as Susan said, I would call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
  • Phone Number: +1 386-767-9512
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