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El Fuego

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
909 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221-2428
+1 414-455-3534
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (19 reviews)
“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
909 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221-2428
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Great food, helpful and friendly staff and a nice vibe. A little busy but most good places are. Would definitely recommend and return.

Thank MrsKopi
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Been here several times with friends. Sadly, their “giant” burrito is not truly giant. I enjoy eating a good amount and this did not fill me up. On my last visit they kept replenishing our chips, so I was very full before our meal came...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed July 11, 2018

A wonderful experience. Perfect weather as we dined next to there huge waterfall. The appetizers came in large sharable portions. The queso fundido was great, the jalapenos were immense and the shrimp were garlicky (as they should be). Oh yeah, I had dinner too.

Thank In50by50
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to go. The patio outside is awesome, happy hour has great specials. We love Corona ritas, how could you pass one up for $5?? Great food, always great service and awesome atmosphere. When we want to have a...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We walked in on a Wednesday evening at 5.40pm. We were quickly greeted by the hostess who welcomed us with a Big Smile. We told the hostess we were going to have a few drinks at the bar and then have dinner..The hostess told us...More

Thank 1RealReview
Reviewed March 29, 2018

El Fuego translated means "The Fire." I was in town for business and we wanted a place to unwind, have some margaritas, and a good dinner. El Fuego was perfect. Great atmosphere and good food if you know what to order. I recommend the fajitas...More

Thank California_Wine
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We've been here several times over the past few years and are always very happy with food and service. They have some excellent lunch specials (lunch goes oil 4pm). In the evening there are mariachi musicians strolling around. Large place with outside seating in the...More

Thank JustLinky
Reviewed March 22, 2018

This restaurant has terrible service. Once we were seated, we waited more than 10 minutes for a server to come and even gives us water. This was on a Tuesday evening and the place was not busy, at all. We were just about to leave...More

Thank Sherron M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Visiting Milwaukee with a friend who flew in from Colorado and decided to try this particular establishment. Both of us were extremely impressed with no only the ambiance of this establishment but the food and drinks were excellent. We were fortunate enough to do so...More

Thank erik5765
Reviewed February 19, 2018

The ambiance is that of an old Chi Chis* but the service is good and the happy hour drink prices make up for all the minor nit picking I could do. A good spot to enjoy a Mexican lunch or dinner. * For those not...More

Thank Tom I
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April 6, 2018|
Response from Sue N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were not there for Happy Hour. I would suggest trying their website for further information. Good Luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221-2428
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-455-3534
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