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El Taco Real

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935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
+1 219-932-8333
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has the best Mexican food you'll find. There are pork tacos and enchiladas suizas cannot be matched. They've been there for years and have concentrated on one restaurant. The family has stuck with the original family recipes and I am always excited to go. And the Margaritas are out of this world. Take a cruise if you're in... More 

Thank Ken G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going there for many years. Food is excellent. Employees treat you like family. Best authentic Mexican food around.

Thank Krmline
Hammond, Indiana
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Don't know why people rave about this restaurant. Food selection is average; servings are sparse and not especially flavorful; and nothing special on the menu. Lots of better mexican restaurants around.

Thank crpeek
Hammond, Indiana, United States
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Best Quest funfido ever. Everything I've had here is good. Tacos, burritoes. This is one of my son and his girlfriend's favorite placees

Thank Teena D
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican food. Queso fundito, tacos are great. Good margaritas. Excellent place for large families or groups. Good place to stop when in the area. Could be a bit cleaner.

Thank kayrae6
Hammond, Indiana
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good food, lots of variety, good prices and good service. This place has been around for a long time and there is a reason why. Try it.

Thank koala12016
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Food is always soooo good here. My friend and I love this place. The restaurant is clean and the prices are very reasonable..

Thank Linda W
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We waited for awhile in the bar area, but could see many open spots unoccupied in dining area. Once we got seated, dinner came pretty quickly, but one dinner was incorrectly made. The whole table was done eating before my dad got his dinner. They did not offer to discount meal or do anything to compensate for their error.

Thank Kelly W
Hammond, Indiana
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place has been around for years for good reason.....the food and drinks are great. It's quite busy on the weekends but worth the wait. Love the burritos and margaritas. They are priced right for this area.

Thank steelersbabe
Greenwood, Indiana
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129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had the posole soup and oh my it was delicious and I had gotten the "meal" portion and it had 2 large pieces of pork that were nicely cooked. The hominy sand flavorful broth along with the sides took me right back to Acapulco Mexico earlier this year where I had posole for the first time thanks to Maria! She... More 

Thank Chip M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 219-932-8333

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