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el tequila

1407 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2715
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (8 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
1407 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2715
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a whim. So glad we did. Service was friendly from the moment we walked thru the door, and continued that way till we left. Really grateful for that after a long, hot day visiting family. Food was delicious, and servings were good...More

Thank Gayle G
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Good Mexican food. The combinations are a good choice. You create your own choice from a list of options. The food was good and plentiful.

Thank debie28
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Staff was warm and friendly from the timewe walked in the door until the time we walked out of the door after dinner. Food was wonderful. My husband had the burrito supremo and I had the chicken enchilada suizo.....best ever! Both were very meaty and...More

Thank buckyfanWi
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The decor will keep you busy while waiting for your order....lots to look at. The food and service were both great. Large variety on the menu.

Thank wmrichmt
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Nothing fancy but good food at a fair price. Margarita came in a water glass but it was very good. Attentive, friendly service.

Thank CWfore
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great fast, friendly service, Excellent food. Clean restrooms. Seating for parties too. So glad we stopped in for a quick lunch.

Thank bamagirl9788
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The owner and the employees are all very friendly and make you feel welcome. They have done some remodeling and I have noticed it is much cleaner.

Thank Rita G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Nice menu, we ordered burrito a chimichanga dinners. It took a long time for service which gave us hope this was better than the nuke and serve variety place...sadly, it was just average perhaps they had a slow microwave...

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Was looking for a place to enjoy some couple time with my husband . We found el tequila to be the place . Inside outside doesn't matter where you choose to dine . Friendly host and great food. Thank you for a wonderful evening .

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great food. wonderful family feel. laid back and relaxing. The workers there are all wonderful sincere people who make you feel you are home. Enjoy my visits there and is a good family outing.

Thank wendon55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2715
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Metropolis
My wife and I tried El Tequila tonight at the recommendation of the clerk at our hotel. What a find! If you happen to be in Metropolis do find the time to visit this wonderful restaurant. The food was tasty, the service was friendly, and the portions very ample - all for a very reasonable cost. If you're looking for authentic Mexican fare, this is the place.
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