$ • Mexican, Seafood

5825 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston
(515) 276-3887


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for EL MARIACHI

I thought I was going to an Italian restaurant, wasn't paying attention to my gps. Glad I came here!

Good atmosphere, with attentive wait staff. I usually get the Camarones a La Diabla at Mexican restaurants. I was brought chips and salsa to start off. Good flavors in the salsa, and the chips were warmed and plentiful.

I could not believe the amount of shrimp on the plate! Wow! Good flavors, good quantity, and good prices. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting...read full review
I have gone here for several years and have always thought It was one of my favorite go-to Mexican restaurants. I went here the other day and ordered my usual fajitas, and they were completely different. It came with chicken, steak and shrimp and there were only two little shrimp and mostly onions and a few yellow peppers. The shrimp were dried up. The salsa was different, almost like  it had been frozen and had a weird flavor. I don't know if COVID has something to do with them...read full review

The place was spacious and friendly, with a great atmosphere. The salsa was delicious, and the entrees were excellent. Our waiter was in training, and will hopefully improve with practice, but his trainer made sure that we had everything that we needed. We will certainly be back.

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Monday 11AM - 10PM
Tuesday 11AM - 10PM
Wednesday 11AM - 10PM
Thursday 11AM - 10PM
Friday 11AM - 10PM
Saturday 11AM - 10PM
Sunday 11AM - 9PM

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