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El Mazatlan

105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
+1 270-773-7448
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (41 reviews)
“shrimp” (26 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling from Florida to Michigan and made an overnight stop in Cave City, KY. I LOVE Mexican food, in fact my brother in law lived north of Peurto Vallarta, MX for 13 Years and we visited often. However, I must say,the best fajita...More

Thank 13104hayward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are quite a few fast-food restaurants nearby Mammoth Cave, but do yourself a favor and choose El Mazatlan over all of them! The service was incredible - on par with 5-star restaurants. The food was fantastic - everyone including the adults were part of...More

Thank NixHotelPix
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our family stayed in Cave City the night before we visited Mammoth Cave. The nearby motel suggested that we check out El Mazatlan for dinner and it turned out to be a great idea. We chose to eat outside and found it to be very...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food was excellent, better than my usual fave Mexican restaurant . Service was very fast, great experience.

Thank kellyd93
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Stopped here after touring Mammoth Cave. It was delicious! We were there around 3pm and it wasn't busy. We had great service. Food was well prepared, hot, and quick. Loved the chips and salsa! Shrimp fajitas were excellent, and the shrimp were huge! Drinks were...More

Thank leonatravels
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Nachos were fantastic. Enjoyed both margaritas! Chips and salsa plentiful! Saw the hostess actually cleaning off the menus! Highly recommend!

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My wife and I went here tonight and we're very happy with everything. I had pollo nelo which was boneless chicken with chorizo, salad, rice and avocado. It was very tasty. My wife had fajitas jalisco which also was excellent. Both meals were large. The...More

Thank Hank49
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The service and food are excellent! I recommend the chicken chimicanga and a Margarita on the rocks.

Thank Michelle_Rowe2
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped here while in Cave City and is it just plain delicious! The service was friendly and helpful. The margaritas we had were quite possibly the best. And the food? Well, between my 2 year old (who shares my food) every morsel on the...More

Thank DownInThe906
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We were very happy with the service, food and setting. Great margarita as well. My daughter had the shrimp quesadillas which were particularly delicious.

Thank Christopher C
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Is the inside smoke free?
23 September 2016|
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Response from smcmama | Reviewed this property |
I answered before seeing others "Yes" responses.
Pat W
Is there an outdoor area where pets are welcome?
17 July 2015|
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Response from Shipbird1969 | Reviewed this property |
There is outdoor seating, but I dont know if pets are welcomed. Might want to call them to see.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-7448
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