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Casa El Mirador

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$$ - $$$
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1424 W 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3512
+1 541-298-7388
11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Soooo yummy! Great looking buffet. My parent have lunch cards and are regulars here. We met them for lunch while passing through. My daughter and I split chicken enchiladas. My hubby had chicken enchiladas suiza. My stepmom had a bean tostada and cheese enchiladas. My dad had the buffet. Homemade tortillas! Everything was fabulous and the service was great. Clean... More 

Thank Jenn W
The Dalles, Oregon
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and friends all go here often. They have an extensive lunch and dinner menu, along with a buffet. They have a full bar as well. This place is very family friendly but also good for couples, friends, and larger gatherings. They have many vegetarian options. Parking is good, the wait staff is friendly and thorough, and the food... More 

Thank Margie S
The Dalles, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and I frequent this restaurant every time we'd like to go out for Mexican food in The Dalles. We have tried several other Mexican restaurants in the area and have found this one to be, by far, the best. The food is always hot and authentic. The staff is always friendly, knowledgeable and overall provide great service. Their... More 

Thank C B
Hood River, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was in The Dalles with my family running errands, and we were hungry, so we decided to go to Casa El Mirador. We were greeted as soon as we walked in the waitress sat us down at our table, handed us our menus she asked us what we wanted to drink. When she returned with our beverage’s she asked... More 

Thank yas693
Bend, Oregon
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Four words: Carne asada y mas. The mas is a chicken enchilada with mole sauce. The mole is intense. In a good way. There's also a buffet that looked and smelled really good, but I have no regrets with my choice. Good margaritas as well!

Thank ZachTMartin
The Dalles
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Food is wonderful, staff very friendly, everything is nice and clean.tables and booths available and for a crowd they have a special room for big groups. Restaurant is nicely decorated and they cater to all customers but they seem to cater to families with children. Staff sings Happy Birthday to you too, if it's your special day.

Thank sandrasD2120QR
Washington, United States
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Casa has great food and the service is really good, but the food prices our through the roof in my opinion. Even the buffet which really does not have lots of options cost almost $20.00 a plate.

Thank TAC772
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Family favorite for years. Food is great, service is great. Clean, awesome atmosphere. Margaritas are good too.

Thank Amanda A
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Thank you Casa El Mirador for letting us have our family Christmas at your restaurant. We had family from Yakima, Bend, Dufur and Portland meet up at your establishment and celebrate. Your staff was wonderful!! The food was great and you didn't rush us to get out and you even took our wrapping garbage we had been planning to take... More 

Thank d1m1
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The Carnitas are excellent which is my way to tell a good Mexican restaurant. Although I have eaten here many times with family and friends. All the traditional Mexican dishes. Great service.

Thank Gary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1424 W 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  The Dalles
  • Phone Number: +1 541-298-7388
Family Owned Mexican Restaurant, Large selection of Mexican Favorites & Sea Food.
Full Bar & Lottery Room
Banquet Room
Catering Weddings and Special Events
Take Out
Large Groups
Large Parking Lot
Patio Dining

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