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El Tequila Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057-3088
+1 507-664-9139
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057-3088
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

After sitting down you receive a basket of chips and some salsa. Chips are wonderful. Their menu has a wide variety of items, very reasonably priced. Every day they have a drink special, usually some type of Margarita. We have always been pleased with our...More

Thank MNTraveler2017
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We love the Owatonna location and have stopped many times when driving on highway 35 N or S bound between MN and IA. That location has a great Mexican restaurant ambiance, great food and great service, especially one of the waiters (with a ponytail) who...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Good portion sizes. Huge menu to choose from. For the price range your getting a good meal in Minnesota. Fajita are a good for the price

Thank Jason C
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Have eaten here at least once a month for a couple of years. I really like most of the food and their salsa is amazing! Great place for a lunch meeting, meal out with friends or a quick,good meal!

Thank ilovemaui
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We're new residents of Northfield and we're trying to find restaurants we like. Neither my husband nor I were very impressed with the food, which says a lot because he especially is easy to please. The restaurant was busy on the Friday night we went....More

1  Thank SeesTheWorld5
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We eat at El Tequila in Northfield. The food is great! They always act glad to see us and bring our food out very quickly. Generous portions, servers always checking to see if everything is ok. Hoping they put one in Shakopee, so I wont...More

Thank texsota1614
Reviewed November 9, 2016

This is a really great restaurant. The food is very good and so are their drinks. The atmosphere is perfect for families and friends to come eat for a night. The service is very good.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Dined here three times last month, with large family groups. The food was tasty and served properly prepared. The staff is friendly and "on the job". Being from the Southwest I eat Mexican food whenever possible and this food may not have Southwest heat and...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Worse than terrible. Going on the rave reviews on this site, we stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. At first I just found it funky and charming, iconic, even, a run down dumpy Mexican diner, plastic covered tables in a strip mall in...More

Thank Tourmalinequeen
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed fajitas and a burrito with rice and beans. Both were delicious and served in a timely manner. We also ordered margaritas but didn't know what size they were until they arrived. Turns out, they were the largest margaritas!!!! Before tasting them, we asked...More

1  Thank mlempx4
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057-3088
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-664-9139
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