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El Camino

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380 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
+1 613-422-2800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ox tongue” (55 reviews)
“taco” (101 reviews)
“crispy fish” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
380 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good quality freshly prepared tacos. Staff were able to explain all ingredients. Quick service. Nice deserts also

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Camino is by far my favourite restaurant in Ottawa!! Everything is tasty! I personally recommend the fish and beef tacos! :)

Thank mafro61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good tacos that seemed to be prepared fresh from what I saw in the open kitchen. Not an extensive menu but what is offered is done well, and you can select different ones for your order. It was early on a Friday and the place...More

Thank Lynneburl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always..amazing tacos. Sevice is top notch. They get ya in and out of there quickly but you don't feel rushed. I'm pretty sure our waitress crushed a few blunts before our 5:30 arrival. She was great. We had the margarita and the 3 amigos....More

Thank RandomMeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Agreed with a previous reviewer, food was overpriced, but so were other venues nearby. We are taco lovers and found the food to very good. Our server was friendly and attentive, despite covering various other tables. We had the chorizo (a little spicy), tuna (loaded...More

Thank gsanchez_12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It' can be really hard to find healthier alternatives to fast food and pubs in Ottawa. We were very grateful to stumble across El Camino. The tacos were delicious with fresh, original flavours. Reasonably priced at around $6 each.

Thank benandted
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Very tasty tacos and cocktails. I would have given 5 stars but they are a little pricey. Still... the food was great.

Thank DwjTay
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Dropped my partner and daughter off at 7 on a Sunday eve. Parked. - Arrived 7:10. Partner had ordered a margarita when she arrived at 7. - I order a beer around 7:15. It arrives 5 minutes later. - We order tacos around 7:20. -...More

Thank brianhawco
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The food was nice, the beer was nice, the service was good. However the food and drink were a little pricey and the tacos although tasty were not very filling, would still go back though

Thank thebackpacker77
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the eggplant taco! Their fish taco is also delicious. They also have a cauliflower taco so great vegetarian options. Patio is a bonus on a warm summer night.

Thank christina p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-422-2800
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