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1801 Lincoln Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2547
+1 208-930-4210
Mon 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good. Tastes like fast Mexican food that I had living in Southern California. Comes with chips and salsa and was fast enough to get on a 30 minute lunch break.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Anchorage, Alaska
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was out exploring the area and was hungry. Saw this little hole in the wall and it was fairly busy with what looked to be locals. That must be a good sign I thought. Kind of a hole-in-the-wall place that was comfy. I noted the prices are great. So I ordered the enchilada plate and tamales ala carte. The... More 

Thank David L
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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

No matter what you order, all looks and tastes like a "burrito. We ordered a burrito and a chimichanga; and could not tell them apart; looked and the taste the same. This is not the place for Mexican food ! We have eaten Mexican food through out the US; and this is not good Mexican food !!

Thank US N
Level Contributor
52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This ain't some greasy floored Taco Bell where half-spoiled Caucasian kids named Skyler or Carson limply shove beans into dry tortillas. No Señor! This is the real deal. And the basic menu items seem quite mild and spiciness but just ask them and they will give you a grilled jalapeño that'll make you beg for a dairy farm! Currently they... More 

Thank Scott B
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place is not for fine dining but is probably the most authentic El Salvadorian food I've visited in a long time. The Hispanic community was there in force when we visited and that should tell you something about the food. I loved it and there was way too much to eat in what I ordered. Great experience. Thanks.

Thank stevea7777
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I love their shredded beef tacos. The atmosphere is like being in a little restaurant in Mexico and actual Mexicans running the place. Believe me it makes a difference in the food and flavor of the food, whether authentic or not. The chips with salsa that come first could be way better even if they just warmed them up some.... More 

Thank lrodj
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2016

You can dine in and get chips and salsa. I usually get the sweet pork burrito.the burritos are so big you have left overs for later. But their food overall is good and a great price.

Thank Sadie C
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what kind of standard the other reviewers hold as far as Mexican food goes, but I thought the food was very mediocre. It wasn't very warm, first of all. It took about 30 seconds for them to slap my tacos together. The shredded beef was boring and rather dry, while my companions pork tasted like candy it... More 

Thank zillyzil
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

The food is always awesome. Comes out fresh and hot every time. Some times the drinks aren't always the coldest but you can always count on good food.

Thank Oo J
Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff, great mom and pop place. Try the taco salad without the fried shell, like getting a salad and burrito. One of last of the affordable restaurants in town, with excellent food.

Thank shrink11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Lincoln Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2547
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: +1 208-930-4210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?