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2 for 1 at El Guaca

Visit El Guaca, a fine venue that serves the best of authentic Mexican cuisine. With an exciting menu and a lively atmosphere to match, this place should be first choice when looking to dine in the Maldon area.

There is an extensive range of dishes that are sure to satisfy all, from those who are used to Mexican food, to those who are trying it for the first time.

Start with traditional Empandas – deep fried pastry filled with chorizo, cheese & oregano and served with chilli sauce, followed by Santa Fe Chicken – a half boneless chicken marinated overnight & served with jalapeno coleslaw and seasoned fries or a classic fajita with sirloin steak, chicken, tiger prawns or mushroom & courgette. And for the wise gringo who leave room for dessert; why not try the Banana Chimichanga, a cinnamon flour tortilla filled with banana which is then deep fried and served with vanilla ice cream & Dulce de Leche.

To wash all that down, don't forget to take a look at the drinks menu which includes favourites such as Margaritas, Caipirinhas, Shooters and delicious mocktails; if it's not on their menu it's not worth drinking!

The friendly staff members have a great energy and work hard to ensure that your dining experience is a pleasurable one.

A permanent hot spot with many from the area, the menu offers a great variety of Mexican favourites and dishes that you may not have even thought of trying before, each freshly prepared and cooked to order. Book now for a fantastic dining experience.

Important Information

Please Note: To qualify for the tastecard promotion, book in advance by telephone and mention you wish to use the tastecard promotion. Not booking in this fashion will mean the discount will not be given. Only 1 tastecard can be used per group / booking. Tables cannot be split to accommodate more tastecards. Offer not valid on celebration days including but not limited to Valentine's day, Mother's day etc.

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El Guaca
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Pip said "Yummy, yummy again!!
Wet Friday lunchtime brightened up no end with cheery service and delicious food. Make sure to..."
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Steve said
" Excellent food and service"
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"Excellent
Fave place to eat in Maldon"
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N said
" Never had a bad meal at this place. Amazing food and the staff are lovely."
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Jan said
" Once again really good food. Highly recommend it"
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Jemma said "Fantastic Food And Service
Was so impressed with the food in here will certainly be coming back! Also the cocktails are..."
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Steve said "Service
Excellent service lovely food lovely atmosphere"
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" Brilliant as usual"
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Steve said
" Excellent make sure you book to avoid disappointment"
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L. said
" Have been eating here for a while and didnt know i could use my tastecard! Lovely food and..."
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Hishs said
" Great"
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Sondes said "Lovely mexican food and cocktails
The food was good with lovely ambiance and very delicious pina colada . The staff were so helpful..."
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Adam said "Amazing As Always
Visit fairly regularly and the food is always top notch."
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" Good food great service"
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Elaine said "Recommended
Had a great meal at this restaurant on August Bank Holiday Monday and they accepted our..."
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Louise said "Sunday lunch
We went in for a meal on a Sunday rang and booked a table and double checked of we could use the..."
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Andrea said "Great food
Excellent food and excellent value - baby friendly too with good changing facilities
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Ricki said "Very Tasty !
We dined there one Saturday afternoon in the summer & found the staff polite, welcoming &..."
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Abby said
" Thoroughly enjoyed it! Fajitas were amazing.

Staff were very friendly and polite!..."
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  • Pip said: "Yummy, yummy again!!
    Wet Friday lunchtime brightened up no end with cheery service and delicious food. Make sure to leave room for the churros though! Will return again soon "
    Posted 12 days ago...
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  • Steve said:
    " Excellent food and service "
    Posted 14 days ago...
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  • "Excellent
    Fave place to eat in Maldon "
    Posted 1 month, 7 days ago...
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  • N said:
    " Never had a bad meal at this place. Amazing food and the staff are lovely. "
    Posted 1 month, 20 days ago...
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  • Jan said:
    " Once again really good food. Highly recommend it "
    Posted 2 months, 21 days ago...
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  • Jemma said: "Fantastic Food And Service
    Was so impressed with the food in here will certainly be coming back! Also the cocktails are amazing! "
    Posted 4 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Steve said: "Service
    Excellent service lovely food lovely atmosphere "
    Posted 8 months, 6 days ago...
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  • " Brilliant as usual "
    Posted 1 year, 5 days ago...
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  • Steve said:
    " Excellent make sure you book to avoid disappointment "
    Posted 1 year, 26 days ago...
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  • L. said:
    " Have been eating here for a while and didnt know i could use my tastecard! Lovely food and friendly helpful staff with nice atmosphere. Would recommend "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 18 days ago...
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  • Hishs said:
    " Great "
    Posted 1 year, 2 months, 14 days ago...
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  • Sondes said: "Lovely mexican food and cocktails
    The food was good with lovely ambiance and very delicious pina colada . The staff were so helpful and nice.
    Would be expensive without the taste card. A good deal with the 241. "
    Posted 1 year, 3 months, 10 days ago...
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  • Adam said: "Amazing As Always
    Visit fairly regularly and the food is always top notch. "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 21 days ago...
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  • " Good food great service "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago...
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  • Elaine said: "Recommended
    Had a great meal at this restaurant on August Bank Holiday Monday and they accepted our Tastecard, despite it being a Bank Holiday. The food was plentiful and one of the best meals we have had recently. "
    Posted 2 years, 19 days ago...
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  • Louise said: "Sunday lunch
    We went in for a meal on a Sunday rang and booked a table and double checked of we could use the taste card before hand and the staff member said yes we ordered and ate was very yummy however we weren't told that the food we had picked wasn't valid with the tastecard it's only from a certain menu which was a shame :( "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 19 days ago...
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  • Andrea said: "Great food
    Excellent food and excellent value - baby friendly too with good changing facilities
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    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 30 days ago...
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  • Ricki said: "Very Tasty !
    We dined there one Saturday afternoon in the summer & found the staff polite, welcoming & very attentive.

    Couldn't use the tastecard on this occasion because it was a Saturday, but with great food, staff & company anyone wouldn't mind paying full price!

    The food was fantastic & was quite full with the starter alone, very reasonably priced.

    Would definatley return to this lovely restaurant & recommend to anyone. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 4 days ago...
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  • Abby said:
    " Thoroughly enjoyed it! Fajitas were amazing.

    Staff were very friendly and polite!

    Would recommend to everyone :) "
    Posted 3 years, 21 days ago...
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  • Pip said: "Yummy, yummy again!!
    Wet Friday lunchtime brightened up no end with cheery service and delicious food. Make sure to leave room for the churros though! Will return again soon "
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  • Steve said:
    " Excellent food and service "
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  • "Excellent
    Fave place to eat in Maldon "
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  • N said:
    " Never had a bad meal at this place. Amazing food and the staff are lovely. "
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  • Jan said:
    " Once again really good food. Highly recommend it "
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  • Jemma said: "Fantastic Food And Service
    Was so impressed with the food in here will certainly be coming back! Also the cocktails are amazing! "
    Posted 4 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Steve said: "Service
    Excellent service lovely food lovely atmosphere "
    Posted 8 months, 6 days ago...
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  • " Brilliant as usual "
    Posted 1 year, 5 days ago...
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  • Steve said:
    " Excellent make sure you book to avoid disappointment "
    Posted 1 year, 26 days ago...
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  • L. said:
    " Have been eating here for a while and didnt know i could use my tastecard! Lovely food and friendly helpful staff with nice atmosphere. Would recommend "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 18 days ago...
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  • Hishs said:
    " Great "
    Posted 1 year, 2 months, 14 days ago...
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  • Sondes said: "Lovely mexican food and cocktails
    The food was good with lovely ambiance and very delicious pina colada . The staff were so helpful and nice.
    Would be expensive without the taste card. A good deal with the 241. "
    Posted 1 year, 3 months, 10 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Adam said: "Amazing As Always
    Visit fairly regularly and the food is always top notch. "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 21 days ago...
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  • " Good food great service "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago...
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  • Elaine said: "Recommended
    Had a great meal at this restaurant on August Bank Holiday Monday and they accepted our Tastecard, despite it being a Bank Holiday. The food was plentiful and one of the best meals we have had recently. "
    Posted 2 years, 19 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Louise said: "Sunday lunch
    We went in for a meal on a Sunday rang and booked a table and double checked of we could use the taste card before hand and the staff member said yes we ordered and ate was very yummy however we weren't told that the food we had picked wasn't valid with the tastecard it's only from a certain menu which was a shame :( "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 19 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Andrea said: "Great food
    Excellent food and excellent value - baby friendly too with good changing facilities
    . "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 30 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Ricki said: "Very Tasty !
    We dined there one Saturday afternoon in the summer & found the staff polite, welcoming & very attentive.

    Couldn't use the tastecard on this occasion because it was a Saturday, but with great food, staff & company anyone wouldn't mind paying full price!

    The food was fantastic & was quite full with the starter alone, very reasonably priced.

    Would definatley return to this lovely restaurant & recommend to anyone. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 4 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Abby said:
    " Thoroughly enjoyed it! Fajitas were amazing.

    Staff were very friendly and polite!

    Would recommend to everyone :) "
    Posted 3 years, 21 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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