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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1658 S College St, Auburn, AL 36832-6637
+1 334-887-8836
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

El dorado is really good restaurant to have great varieties of food. Too add extra levels of excellent services. They treat and serve well. There is a bar to chill and drink varieties of cocktails and mock tails till you get seated. It's friendly environment makes incredible ambiance for anyone's. Good quantity of food and best draft beers too.

Thank VishalRangani
Brownwood, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We were there for supper with family. We had wonderful service and the food tasted GREAT! We will definitely be back again.

Thank hollymcmillian
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Being from Colorado I know a thing or 2 of mexican food. El Dorado does a great job of providing an authentic experience with "Rancheras" (mexican music) playing as you enter a restaurant full of Mexican decor. The staff was extremely friendly and welcoming but the food made the experience. The minute you walk in you can smell the aromas... More 

Thank Jsebas27
Tupelo, MS
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We ate at this restaurant with the family while visiting with college grandson. The food was okay,,but what was served was not what was described on the menu. This was the case for half of our party. When questioned,,the server had an answer and was very nice,,,,,,but, just know that what you get might not be described on menu. The... More 

Thank msbelle
Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Service was poor, crowded could not figure why. It must have been the big margarita,s because the food was poor. I had three tacos little meat with cheese on top with lettuce and tomato's on side of plate. Ask for a guacamole salad and got ice berg lettuce with I table spoon of guacamole. My guacamole soft taco had maybe... More 

Thank johnefoley
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229 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The huevos con chorizo lunch special was great! The salsa and chips were fresh as well. I'd definitely come back!

Thank Benjamin P
Auburn, Alabama
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180 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My husband and I ate here the other night and everything was absolutely GREAT! Friendly, helpful service, nice clean atmosphere, fast delicious food. I highly recommend the guacamole starter dip which is creamy and smooth. His steak was perfectly marbled and had a superb char-grilled taste. This is my TOP favorite authentic Mexican food choice in Auburn!

Thank bethoc
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166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

While visiting our grandson he requested we go here for lunch. I had the taco salad which was ok. I have had better and I have had worst. The service was good but the food was just average. Our grandson liked it and that is all that counted.

Thank trimic
Alpharetta, Georgia
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I noticed in a lot of the reviews that folks complained the food was not spicy enough. They need to understand that this is a Mexican restaurant and NOT Tex Mex. Mexican restaurants in the states and Mexico do not have the spice level in the foods, but have hot sauces available if you wish to make the meal spicier.... More 

2 Thank Diane G
Priceville, Alabama
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Friendly Staff from the front entrance until you leave, making your meal a enjoyable experience. College Kids, Dads & Moms from out of town, it is for the whole family and the best Mexican Food in Town.

1 Thank Jiffy2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1658 S College St, Auburn, AL 36832-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 334-887-8836

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?