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El Loco at Excelsior

#2,623 of 4,736 Restaurants in Sydney}
$Mexican, ,
64 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9240 3000
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  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“tacos” (60 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
64 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We just stopped in for a drink on the way somewhere else, felt like a margarita and saw that this was part of the Merivale group so should be good - the margaritas were great!! There were 4 of us so we got a jug,...More

Thank Lrhb2014
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Nice, casual and authentic place to grab some taco! There is a handfuld of tacos to choose from. The tacos are value for money. The slushie drink is a bit overpriced.

Thank tzet1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

An Irish chap served 3 of us for lunch and he was really polite and friendly. Food came out pretty quick and all at once. We ordered tacos, chicken Wings, corn on the con, some beers and few other dishes. The food was just not...More

Thank courtsjoe
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Below average service from a distracted person behind the bar, this was a meal I'd rather forget with inedible food - burned nachos slapped on a plate and with yellow- supposedly cheese sauce spread amd white sauce - i think sour cream all over it....More

Thank flang3053
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Grabbed a table and enjoyed a few beers with friends. The cheesey fries with little sausage things was weird but delicious.

Thank Stafford W
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Advertised as Mexican. The torta was a burger. It was tasty but nothing special. Busy on a Tuesday night.

Thank CanberraAussieMum
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Food is below average and I will hardly call it Mexican but can be all right for a late night bite... The problem is if you can actually get in, cause even on a Friday night at 8pm bouncers are very unfriendly and will not...More

Thank ynter83
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

When this place opened, it was so good. The Mexican and Korean fusion food was great. We went regularly. However, I think chefs have changed because I went recently and it was very average. They changed the menu. I had very bland chicken and beef...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great fries. Tortas on the menu are actually just burgers. Checked when ordering specific meal ingredients for food intolerance, meal came out with said ingredient anyway. Kitchen were good at remaking but there is no way this is Mexican food. $50 for 2 beers and...More

Thank scr8484
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Nice beer selection and tasty tacos. The kitchen is open until midnight or so, which sets it apart from other spots on Foveaux.

Thank malcolm_groome
Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry
Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood
continues to distinguish itself as a shopping
destination, offering the best collection of
one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship
stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into
a hub of media, design and professional services - a
colourful and diverse place equally known for its
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9240 3000
  • E-mail
A local cantina where authentic recipes are free to mingle with delisiosos fresh ingredients. Absolutely sensasionales margaritas, incredible tequilas and the most apetitosos tacos in the universe will send you completely loco. Kick back and celebrate with your amigos and hombres in our autentica Mexican cantina.
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