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El Comedor

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1120 25th St S, Great Falls, MT 59405-5194
+1 406-761-5500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Butte, Montana
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161 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grew up in Great Falls and ate a lot of fluffy tacos in high school. Although the location has changed, the tacos are pretty much the same. Delicious! And don't come here to try a regular taco, you have to have a fluffy taco. They are also known for their fat Albert. But I have to go with the fluffy... More 

Thank threeamigos59405
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family decided to go here for Mexican because we hear good things all the time. When we say down the waitress was very nice and helpful, That's the two stars. Otherwise the food was not as good as advertised. The initial chips and salsa was two small baskets, probably 2 servings each. We had six people. Two adults and four... More 

Thank Krittik M
Port Orchard, Washington
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289 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I come where Mexican food is pretty easy to find, lots of options. The food was pretty okay, the service was very slow. Small little bowl of chips, salsa looked store bought. Not too much seating, without any windows. Plenty of parking, full bar.

Thank Wanderer0213
Great Falls, Montana
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I went to the El Comedor this week very disappointed food not served hot. Owner burned out. Employees change often. Owner taking short steps in food flavor and quality. Found very large pieces of chicken cartridge in Lolita. Poor labor pool in Great Falls. Hope she can fix things.

Thank molly99999
Belgrade, Montana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The El Comedor is a hidden gem! It was my first time here and it did not disappoint. I had a tamale, Chile relleno and a Fluffy taco. The tamale was amazing! The Chile relleno was huge. It had to be almost a half a pound. The Fluffy taco is light and airy. I can't wait to eat here again!

Thank stevencS9200YS
Great Falls, Montana
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80 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Sadly, it is no more. My wife and I have been coming here since we graduated College and got married. 36 years. We have had our last meal there. The cheese sauce on the nachos must have changed, because the last two times it was horrible. The "fluffy" (their iconic taco) was greasy on the shell and stick in your... More 

Thank trombonegf
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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Ok, if you like shredded iceberg lettuce... it is even in the guacamole. Big "Nope" for me on a lot of things! NOT authentic, cheddar shred, bland bland bland.... fluffy taco = terrible! Do NOT go here if you like true Mexican food.

Thank Jolie S
Billings, Montana
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282 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We love visiting Great Falls and one of the reasons is El Comedor. We are vegan, but we find lots of things on the menu that we can eat and that we love. We had a vegetarian taco. It was so good. I can still taste it now. I will dream of fluffy tacos.

Thank MontanaSplash
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This place was recommended to us by a local. I'm not sure why! My husband actually enjoyed his meal, but that's because he poured the very hot green sauce (that sits on each table), all over his food. My food was very tasteless and a bit dry. I ordered their "iconic" fluffy taco. It was interesting, but difficult to eat.... More 

Thank TootsTravels
Issaquah, Washington
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Traditionally good Mexican food. We had the fluffy taco and the chili relano. Both very good. The chips were ok. The salsa fresh. The waitress service was below average. She forgot the cheese dip we ordered and when we asked for more salsa and chips, she was appeared shocked. She was very standoffish the whole time. We ordered the margaritas,... More 

Thank Terry H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 25th St S, Great Falls, MT 59405-5194
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-761-5500

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