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61 S Main St, Ephraim, UT 84627-1383
+1 435-283-4425
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West Haven, Utah
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

large variety of fresh ingredients for some excellent burritos. I wanted tot try the Tamale Special but they were sold out, so what does that tell you....thats right great food.

Thank chris c
Duchesne, Utah
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

You won't leave here hungry. Portions are large and relatively inexpensive. Friendly atmosphere, and very fast service.

Thank Alan P
Omaha, Nebraska
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Melena's was a great find in Ephraim. Similar to Qdoba or Cafe Rio. I really enjoyed the sweet pork burrito with red sauce. They toast the tortillas for a bit before they assemble your meal. Chips and salsa was good too.

Thank CharleyBarley1
Kaysville, Utah
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were recommended by the hotel staff to enjoy the flavor and style of Malena's and were delighted to find a nice venue in Ephraim. Their service was fast considering they make it in front of you as you order, and it was a fun atmosphere. We will be eating here again for sure, you should too.

Thank Motivator535
St. George, Utah
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great authentic Mexican food of course with a southwest spin, friendly service, wonderful atmosphere, clean restaurant and restrooms. Great value and the portion size was awesome!! Great quality and and my kind of quantity!! We had a big group and they handles our order in a timely manner!! I will be eating here again!!

Thank Naskfthree
Provo, Utah
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Malena's is very authentic Mexican food that is prepared in front of you. They have tried to do a little bit of Cafe Rio salads, but I would probably go for other entrees. The food is reasonable priced. The restaurant is large enough to handle large groups.

Thank Tracy Traveler P
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place must be a boon to Ephraim. The food was very good, the staff (pretty sure the owner made my burrito) were friendly, and they didn't give me any grief about my picky order. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank tsm33
Ephraim, Utah
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Malena's serves authentic, delicious Mexican food that is mostly prepared right in front of you. Very inexpensive and worth a visit!

Thank schiftyjr
Salt Lake City, Utah
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74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Chile relleno was stuffed with cheese & accompanied by black beans, rice, guac, sour cream, lettuce & pico. All for $7! Don't be put off by the exterior, it's pretty nice looking inside

Thank cjbh
Flat Rock, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We have eaten at Malena's numerous times. The food items are always freshly prepared and served according to the preferences of each customer. The staff speak very understandable English with an accent but not broken. They do not yell at customers but speak loudly at times to be heard over the noise of kitchen and restaurant, It is a favorite... More 

Thank CarolinaChild

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 S Main St, Ephraim, UT 84627-1383
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: +1 435-283-4425

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