From Our Editors
If warm tortillas and chips 'n salsa are your idea of a good time, El Norteno in Minneapolis should be right up your Mexican-food-eating alley. Rave reviews are the norm here, so come ready to eat. El Norteno is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both low-fat and gluten-free items on the menu. You'll find a wonderful selection of drinks from this restaurant's full bar to top off your meal. Tots and tykes will be right at home at this restaurant with its kid-approved food and ambience. Eat outdoors El Norteno (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. Whether you have a group of five or a group of 20, El Norteno can seat both large and small groups.
Comfort is prioritized at El Norteno, and guests are encouraged to come as they are. Or, take your grub to go.
El Norteno patrons can find street parking at the East Lake Street location. You'll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle to the restaurant.
A visit to El Norteno will set you back less than $30 per person, so you can make it a regular part of your schedule. Feel free to swing by the restaurant for breakfast or lunch, but fans recommend holding out for dinner. For the highest rated Mexican food around, make El Norteno your first stop.