Open Wednesday and Thursday from 11am to 7ish

We make our entire menu from scratch, every day, and our food depends on lots of fresh, locally-sourced components.

What's New?

El El Frijoles lobster taco

Why Are We All Here?

Why are we all here?
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Winter Hours

We are open Wednesday and Thursday from 11am to about 7pm, through March 10th (unless something goes awry). Always a strong choice to phone ahead (207-359-2486), particularly during inclement weather or school vacations! See Facebook or Instagram for our daily specials.

Eating at EL EL—Here's How It Works

Daily specials, as well as any pertinent service updates, will be posted on our Facebook and Instagram feeds daily by 11:00am.

  • No emails, texts, owls or messenger orders can be considered, we want to talk with you directly!
  • Social Distancing etiquette is still required in public areas of the property.
  • Masks must be worn at all times at EL EL FRIJOLES, except when you are seated at your table
  • Children, and all other unvaccinated persons must remain outside at all times.
  • Have a question or a comment? We’d love to talk with you about our set-up, our policies, our food and our views about life, the future and maybe early French cinema. Whatever, let’s dialog, peeps!


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El El Frijoles: Best burrito in Maine from Food and Wine
Dining review of El El Frijoles by the Portland Press Herald
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