Why Choose El Mariachi

Choose Authentic Mexican Cuisine at El Mariachi

We Offer the Best Food and Atmosphere in the Mid-Ohio Valley

When you have an appetite for Mexican food, you want to choose authentic Mexican cuisine. Why would anyone settle for a mere imitation? According to a 2014 article on, Mexican cuisine is the third most popular food choice in the United States. The same article stated that people spend $39 billion at Mexican restaurants each year. With that sort of demand, we can conclude with some certainty that those people are searching for the best cuisine and atmosphere around. In the Mid-Ohio Valley, your search is over.

Here at El Mariachi in Parkersburg, WV, we pride ourselves on offering a delicious menu of excellent, delectable Mexican cuisine. There is something here for you, every member of your family, and your group of friends. We pair that selection with an equally great atmosphere, so we’re sure we’ll soon become your favorite restaurant in the Mid-Ohio Valley. But why would you just take our word for it? Here are some of the many reasons to choose El Mariachi for your Mexican cuisine tonight and every night:

Authentic Mexican Cuisine, Right Here in Parkersburg, WV

The first reason why you, your family, and your friends will want to return to El Mariachi again and again is our amazing, authentic Mexican cuisine. Try our enchiladas supreme, margarita lime chicken and shrimp, arros con pollo, chori pollo, amazing fajitas, and so much more. At our Mexican restaurant, we always use a special combination of fresh ingredients, prepared for you in an authentic way. Whether you dine in or grab some takeout on your way home from work, you can be sure that your favorite dish was specially made with care. Your taste buds will thank you. Here at El Mariachi, we pride ourselves on our dedication to authentic Mexican recipes, prepared in authentic Mexican fashion, right here in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

In addition to our amazing menu, our top-notch staff also offers a wide variety of margarita flavors for our adult-age guests. Come and visit us, and discover your favorites! We also have meal specials for every day of the week. And when your organization, office, or group of friends plans your next get-together or function, remember that El Mariachi offers catering.

We Create a Genuine Experience That You Will Love

However, our authentic Mexican cuisine is not the only reason you should choose to dine at El Mariachi tonight. We also offer an amazing atmosphere. You don’t just have a meal at El Mariachi; you have an experience! Our Mexican restaurant can whisk you away to Mexico without you ever leaving the Mid-Ohio Valley. Our staff is friendly and stands ready to serve you every day. We want to offer you an authentic Mexican restaurant atmosphere every time you step through our doors.

In keeping with that goal, we also host an authentic, live mariachi band on the third Monday of each month. Mariachi music is a cultural touchstone in Mexico. And, as we explored in a previous blog post, it has a rich, beautiful history. Bring your family and friends out, and enjoy our live band as they take you on a tonal tour south of the border. El Mariachi is truly your destination for authentic Mexican cuisine in an authentic Mexican restaurant environment. 

We Care About the Communities of the Mid-Ohio Valley

El Mariachi has authentic Mexican cuisine with something for everybody’s tastes. We provide authentic Mexican atmosphere, turning every trip to our Mexican restaurant into an experience. Do you need another reason to choose El Mariachi? Well, we have another reason for you. We love the Mid-Ohio Valley, and we care about our neighbors. For that reason, we have involved ourselves in our local communities for years. El Mariachi assists our friends throughout Parkersburg, WV, and our staff reaches out to other surrounding communities, too. We offer fundraising opportunities for schools, theater groups, hospitals, organizations, clubs, and much more. El Mariachi may whisk you away to Mexico when you visit, but we firmly root ourselves in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Your success is our success. So here at El Mariachi, we dedicate ourselves to community involvement.

It’s All Here at El Mariachi in Parkersburg, WV

With all that in mind, we will save you a seat at our Mexican restaurant tonight. El Mariachi is the choice for authentic Mexican cuisine, atmosphere, and so much more in Parkersburg, WV. From delectable fajitas to tasty margaritas to live, beautiful mariachi music, we have it all. It’s a little taste of Mexico right here in West Virginia. Your family and your friends will love it, and we know you will, too. You can call us for reservations or even order online. We have given you so many reasons to love El Mariachi. However, we want you to stop by, visit us, and discover your own reasons to love us. We can’t wait to see and serve you!

Want more information on our menu of authentic Mexican cuisine or our delicious margaritas, to place your reservation, or to order takeout? Call us today at (304) 420-9005. Remember to like El Mariachi on Facebook to stay informed with updates and specials! El Mariachi in Parkersburg, WV, is the Mid-Ohio Valley’s destination when they choose authentic Mexican cuisine.