El Molcajete Restaurant

Authentic Mexican Cuisine

If you are a resident of the Sanford area or have come for a visit, you ought to indulge in the authentic Mexican flavors at El Molcajete Restaurant. We take pride in bringing Mexican cuisine to your plate, while abiding by all the intricate seasonings and palates. Any dish is only as savory as its ingredients. Thus, we use quality, organic raw ingredients only to leave no room for disappointment.

Located in the heart of the city, our restaurant makes for an ideal location for all your lunches, be it comfort ones or business oriented. The ambience, welcoming faces of our servers and a detailed menu, all add to the charm of your authentic Mexican experience. You get to choose from a host of varied starters, soups, tacos, dips, fajitas, quesadillas, among many other delicacies. Not just this, we serve appetizing seafood and a number of appetizers perfected over the years to complement your dining experience. It is our bestselling a la carte stint that has prompted us to make provisions for large parties. Thus, we have a separate room to set up a table or buffet service for around 25 people. At El Molcajete, our dedicated crew members have put immense thought into bringing to you an all comprehensive, magical experience. So, what are you waiting for? Take a day off and let us treat you or take home our quail meats to cook them for a leisurely experience. Do not forget to ask us for exciting offers.

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Authentic Mexican Cuisine
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Exclusive Food

Authentic Mexican Food Dishes
Create your own combo

Lunch Special for El Molcajete Restaurant

Choose 1 or 2 of your favorite items. Served with rice and refried beans.

(1 item-$7.99) (2 items=$9.99)


  • Tostada
  • Burrito
  • Hardshell taco
  • Pupusa
  • Quesadilla
  • Enchilada
  • Softshell Taco
  • Sope

With Fillings

  • Ground beef
  • Shredded chicken
  • Cheese
  • Grilled Chicken ($1.00 extra)
  • Steak ($1.00 extra)
  • Shrimp ($2.00 extra)

Near By Areas

  • Pine ridge Sanford NC
  • Southern pines NC
  • Chapal hill NC
  • Pupusa
  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • Holly Springs, NC
  • Southern Pines, NC
  • Apex, NC
  • Pinehurst, NC
  • Carrboro, NC
  • Cary, NC
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Dunn, NC
  • Garner, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Hope Mills, NC
  • Durham, NC
  • Asheboro, NC
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chesapeake, VA

Our Happy Clients

Easy and tasty Mexican food recipes


This place can be overlooked if you drive pass it. From the outside it doesn’t seem very welcoming but as soon as you step in you are greeted by staff. This place food is so good that everything else doesn’t matter. Their Street Tacos are my favorite because of how simple and yet flavorful it is. You can order from DoorDash but if you’re near just go there it’s much better because your food comes out hot. I have not tried something that I didn’t like. They have Mexican coke a 500ml size. The only thing I didn’t care for was the flan but they don’t make it there. They get their flan from my heavenly sweets in Fayetteville.

Evelyn Tellado
Local Guide


Your service is quite good and its food is very good Since in the orders that I receive there are many from this restaurant

Veronica Vivas
Local Guide


The food is so so so so good and always fresh and hot but I cant go anymore..to many cockroaches they are on tables and walls during the daytime which is freaky..I saw 4 around our table in one meal and that was it for me sadly ?

Melissa Thystrup
Local Guide
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  • Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
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