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Mayra Galvan, Ostadio Martinez, Victor Ramon Meza, Fernando Barradas and Abraham Herrera are part of the El Metate restaurant team that hopes to open in the old Beachfront location Dec. 1. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Eatery to offer Mexican food

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Detroit Lakes will be getting a new full-service Mexican restaurant soon -- perhaps as early as Dec. 1 -- as El Metate­ will open in the current Beachfront building on West Lake Drive.


Ostadio Martinez, owner of the new establishment, also owns El Tequila restaurants in Baxter and Fergus Falls, and a restaurant in Dothan, Ala. Martinez is also expanding into Crookston with an El Metate restaurant opening up sometime in December.

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