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El Matador Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

US$5 - US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite Mexican restaurants. Great food and fast and efficient service. Great Queso and Chicken Calabaza.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our Family has been going to El Matador for decades. My Grandpa had his retirement party there in 1993 when it was just off the square. We are always greeted with kindness and the waitstaff has always gone above and beyond to make our dining...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Fast service, never had anything but wonderful service and I have been at least a 200 times. Good reasonably priced food...hot and well presented. Glad they took the smoking section out. Best waiters/waitresses in the world.......kudos to whomever is responsible for that.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Russelle W
Reviewed October 14, 2018

One of my favorite places to get mexican food. I love everything they make ant the price is spot on!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tammi L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Recently ate here with the family based on the reviews. We had dinner here and our server was a very nice young lady that took very good care of us. The fajita's are very good and definitely recommend eating here if you are looking for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We eat here often. The food is great. The only real complaint I have is that it seems to take forever to be waited on. Otherwise we really enjoy the food.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tillmanmel
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

There is plenty of sea seating with little to no wait. Food is very fresh tasting and menu is varied. Ice cold draft beer. Hot sauce spicy but not fire hot. My only compliant is the chips-taste like they are bought in a carton at...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed June 17, 2018

All the food is of good quality. SOME what limited menu that needs a bit of change or some new additions. Absolutely a great food value. The servers are wonderful and engaging. Relaxed pace and enjoy the meal.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Allen L
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Very good Tex-Mex. The chips and salsa were some of the best I’ve ever had. Chicken Tacos were very good as well. My food came fresh and hot. Waiter was very good and attentive. Unfortunately the greeter, seater was a jerk, but not a deal...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lbouknight
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I live in Dallas but visit Denton several times a year. El Matador is my favorite Denton restaurant and we have actually made special trips from Dallas just to eat there when craving moderately-priced Mexican food. I sometime get food to go back to Dallas,...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Janet B
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