El Campesino

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Pittsburgh
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  • Marina
    "I love their chorizo, flautas, salsa, and of course margaritas!"(6 Tips)
    MCG Jazz
    "Best chili relleno in the city."(2 Tips)
    Katie C.
    "Best Mexican,very fast service,reasonable prices and portions.get"(3 Tips)
    Jack S.
    "Flautas and enchiladas."(2 Tips)
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  • Terri P.
    Terri PalumboAugust 19
    The North Hills location is great! Everything I've ever had here was delicious and authentic.
  • Marina
    MarinaSeptember 4, 2015
    I love their chorizo, flautas, salsa, and of course margaritas!
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • Jacqueline G.
    Jacqueline GuentherJuly 12, 2015
    Didn't think it was authentic at all.With this place being so popular, I have to say I'm very disappointed not to mention it's very over priced. I wish I had something better to say :(
    Downvoted Sep 12
  • Chris H.
    Chris H.September 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best # order Mexican on McKnight. Great chips, good service, good hard tacos.
  • Matt M.
    Matt MadisettyAugust 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Pretty good margaritas. Great chips and salsa. Food was tasty too. If you're looking for Mexican food that hits the spot, this is the place.
  • Meghan D.
    Meghan D.May 5, 2014
    Get the negro modelo...so good
  • Jess O.
    Jess OverlyJune 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Why is the cheese dip spool good? I don't understand. Get the fajitas campisina.
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MurpheyJune 1, 2013
    And they need to turn down the music. :-(
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MurpheyJune 1, 2013
    Fantastic margaritas. On the rocks is the only way to drink them. Food is meh.
  • Haley C.
    Haley CromptonMarch 25, 2013
    Best churros IN THE WORLD!
  • Kim T.
    Kim ThurmanJanuary 27, 2013
    Good food but be prepared for a flipping long wait. :/
  • Alexcia D.
    Alexcia Dalverny- FornaufNovember 18, 2012
    Great food!
  • Emma W.
    Emma WalterOctober 23, 2012
    Get the steak fajita quesadilla, but don't eat it all in one seating or you'll hate your life.
  • JR S.
    JR StragarOctober 19, 2012
    Margaritas are 100x better than mad mex.
  • Nicole L.
    Nicole LossieSeptember 2, 2012
    The service here is super fast and friendly- and the taco salad is delicious!
  • Jc
    JcJune 23, 2012
    Text campesino to 91944, we just did and got half off a second entree
  • David P.
    David PriceJune 13, 2012
    Get the cheese dip with choriso and add jalapaeno peppers! Awesome every time.
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • Woody
    WoodyJanuary 27, 2012
    Solid food, a touch expensive. Kitchen is super quick; good place to chill while waiting for your car at pep boys next store.
  • Jack S.
    Jack SJanuary 24, 2012
    Flautas and enchiladas. Great service
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • jenadels
    jenadelsJanuary 11, 2012
    Get the Super burrito and you won't have to eat again for 24 hours. #truth
  • Karla G.
    Karla GravesDecember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Incredibly fast service. Good standard Mexican fare. Yummy salsa. (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Lindsey N.
    Lindsey NinehouserDecember 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Umm the cheese dip is orgasmic so are the grilled chicken burritos and strawberry fried ice cream mmmmmm its like heaven in my mouth
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • Jassem B.
    Jassem BastakiNovember 17, 2011
    Camerones A La Diabla. Best around here since la fiesta closed. Get refried beans on the side too
  • Katie C.
    Katie CummingsOctober 28, 2011
    Best Mexican,very fast service,reasonable prices and portions.get the queso dip!!!!!
  • MCG Jazz
    MCG JazzOctober 15, 2011
    Great everything. Best chili relleno in the city. 10 minutes from MCG Jazz, so hit 'em up before or after a concert.
  • Kyle C.
    Kyle CunninghamOctober 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Pollo Loco is my favorite. Seviche is good but no the best I have ever had.
  • Kyle C.
    Kyle CunninghamOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Warning - kitchen is very fast
  • Richard J.
    Richard JonesAugust 6, 2011
    Here's a tip: get back in your car, & head north on McKnight until you get to Wexford, where you can go to PATRÓN! this place is too expensive & the portion are small.
    Downvoted Sep 12
  • gina v.
    gina venselAugust 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The cheese dip is addicting! Also, you can get flavored margaritas on the rocks.
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • Jeremy P.
    Jeremy P.July 18, 2011
    Chile verde is amazing ... as is their mole.
  • Alex C.
    Alex CressmanMarch 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best Mexican food in Pittsburgh! Chile Rellenos are outta sight.
  • Ashlynn R.
    Ashlynn RydbomJanuary 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the queso dip for your tortilla chips. Its about $5 but totally worth it! Their margaritas are muy tasty as well! I've never had any meal there that wasn't worth repeating - try it all! :D
    Upvoted Sep 12
  • Pam_Wow
    Pam_WowSeptember 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    TACOS! TACOS!
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