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All reviews chips and salsa fajitas rice shrimp steak our waiter drink order friendly atmosphere great place to eat 3pm napkins pepper booth
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Reviewed 13 January 2021

Hard to believe it's been over 3 years since my last review, in part because there are two other very good Mexican restaurants in Sand Springs: El Patron and Mi Pueblo. We usually eat out in Tulsa. Today we got to El Maguey about 2pm...and as expected it wasn't crowded at all. Immediately greeted at the door and shown to the first booth in the hallway right in front of the door. The booth next to it was being used by staff who were conversing amongst themselves and preparing what looked like take-out sacks. We were quickly brought chips and a nice spicy salsa but no napkins. 7 or 8 minutes later our waiter brought out some napkins and individual forks in a paper bag. I got a Dos Equis Amber draft ($5.49) and my wife got Dr. Pepper ($2.25). We both ordered a lunch special (served until 3pm), Lunch Avocado Chicken Enchilada with rice and charro beans ($8.10 apiece). It came out quickly. Staff were all wearing masks and it appeared very clean. They gave us menus, but the menu can also be scanned from each table's QRC code. My wife's Dr. Pepper ran out and I had to put my mask on and track down our waiter for a refill. He was very pleasant but a little inattentive. The meal, including tax came to $26.08 ($23.94 before tax). I tipped him $10. All in all it was a pleasant meal.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Norma Ayala, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2021

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We read all the details attentively. We are glad to know you had a pleasant meal and we hope you come back soon! Read less

Reviewed 16 July 2020 via mobile

We ate dinner here. The facility is clean and well maintained. The service was good and the food was very good, well above the average Mexican Food restaurant. We would eat here again if we were back in the area.

Date of visit: July 2020
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2020

Thank you very much for your review! we love to know that we meet your expectations, that's why we work every day. We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 11 March 2020

A great meal, we carried out because were BUSY. Good service and lots of servers were working. The little cantina at the front door is a little quirky it worked while waiting! We'll be back often when it's not the busy dinner hours!

Date of visit: February 2020
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2020

Kevin, thank you for sharing your feedback. The opinion of our customers is very important to us... Please come back soon!

Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

My son and I dined at El Maguey last night. We have been there before, but usually take the food to-go and eat at home. It is a converted Burger King, so they have a drive-thru for call in order pick-up. They close at 9:30...p.m. on weekends, and we got there about 9 p.m. The restaurant was still busy with most tables occupied. We we sat at a booth and our drink order was taken. Chips & salsa were brought with our drinks. Their house-made salsa is very good. Just the right amount of spice. I had the Quesadilla Loca. It is massive. Steak, Chicken, Shrimp, Bacon. It is really delicious. My son had the 4 Cheese enchiladas and 2 soft tacos. We often get the street tacos to take home. Everything we have had has been really good. Prices are moderate. Good service & friendly atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2020

Mark, thank you so much for your rating and feedback. We hope you and your son come back soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2020

Everything about our visit was FANTASTIC! Service was super, food was phenomenal, drinks were great, bathrooms and restaurant very clean! We will DEFINITELY be back!

Date of visit: January 2020
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

Jenny, thank you for your kind words, we are very happy to know that your experience with us exceeded your expectations, we will continue to work to keep it that way. Come back soon!

Reviewed 8 January 2020 via mobile

Have eaten here many times since they opened in Sand Springs quite a few years ago, and they moved to their current location about 2 years ago. (?) Casual with booths and tables. Outside seating patio area available. Clean bathrooms. Bright decor & pleasing to...the eye. Quick service, friendly faces. They can usually accomodate larger families with little problem. The place can get noisy but it's a happy kind of noisy. Bar area with big screen TVS which usually have some type of a sport on. Great margaritas. Good food, chips and salsa are included, plus their guacamole is always great! I love their chicken tortilla soup, it has such a fresh taste! Many of their other dishes are good too, along with some kid plates and American dishes, lots to choose from so everyone can get something they will like. Give them a try, i think you will enjoy it!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

Leesa, Thank you so much for taking the time to write all this about our restaurant. It´s really important for us to know that we have loyal customers who come for years and still feel comfortable with us. This is why we work every day......More

Reviewed 30 December 2019 via mobile

Delicious food, a little pricey to me. I wished they had a lunch special, maybe they do now. I haven't been in awhile. Good service, very attentive. Nice upscale environment.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

Thanks for sharing your comment. Actually, we do have Lunch Specials - Monday to Friday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. We invite you to come back to enjoy all the new options we have, you can see them in the menu link, on this...More

Reviewed 2 December 2019

While I am not that big on Me I can/Southwest food my wife loves it. So finding things on a menu becomes sometimes difficult. What I found and totally enjoyed was what I will call Mexican Surf & Turf. Served with retried beans and rice...and fresh tortillas this was excellent. Delicately seasoned, steak perfectly cooked beans creamy rice done to proper consistency. Range of traditional dishes too. Homemade tortilla chips are off the hook!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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ElMagueyOK, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

Thank you for sharing your feedback, we are very happy that you enjoyed your meal and that it exceeded your expectations. We invite you to try more of our dishes, prepared with the same love and care, we are sure you will love them too...More

Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

Food is average. Service average. New building didn’t make it any better. Also are are not large crowd friendly. Turned down large catering opportunity with little bother. Won’t be going there again. Go to El Tequila! Great food AND service!

Date of visit: October 2019
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El Maguey M, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2019

jamiesgirl13, we seek to improve every day to provide a better experience for our customers. Please Know, that we are listening and every feedback is very important to us.

Reviewed 7 October 2019 via mobile

First time-Not last time Very clean and friendly atmosphere! I had Chili Verde. Excellent. Beans have wonderful flavor and good tortillas. Salsa not screaming hot. Hooray. Burrito Ballarita was large, filling and yummy.!!! Everything reasonable in price. New and lovely atmosphere. I’ll come back soon!

Date of visit: October 2019
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El Maguey M, Owner at El Maguey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2019

Sherrs98, we are so grateful for your feedback and we are glad to know that we are meeting the expectations of our customers. Know that we are here to serve you and will always try our best.

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El Maguey is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4