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Pedro's Mexican Restaurante

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3555 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-4158
+1 608-241-8110
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue 11:00 - 02:00
Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Middleton wi
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Pedros last night, food & service were very good. I think they are trying hard to please their customers. Only suggestion- I wish they would make the torrtia shells much thinner. They are way too thick.

Thank mike46402014
Middleton, Wisconsin
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228 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We use to go to Pedro's quite often when they had a west Madison location, but don't get to the east side as often. I'm not a big fan of Mexican food, but there are two items that I particularly enjoy here. First, they give you free chips and salsa which most places no longer do. The chips are really... More 

Thank James S
Madison, WI
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My boyfriend and I stopped here on October 29th before going downtown on this beautiful Saturday. The hostess/server wasn't very friendly. She sat us at a booth that was so narrow we didn't even bother to sit down so we sat in the next booth. Their were crumbs on both seats and hardly anyone in the restaurant. There are glasses... More 

Thank vickier
Milwaukee, WI
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a group of 7 on a Saturday and a 25 minute wait. We were busy talking so didn't really notice a lot of waiting, though I know we had to stop the waitress several times. Watching them make their own tortillas was impressive as we walked in and raised our expectations. The chips and salsa served at the... More 

Thank esperanzasl
Pontiac, Michigan
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant was a delightful surprise. Not much to look at on the outside and set a bit back from the road would make this easy to dismiss. However, the inside is well decorated with murals, stained glass and iron scultpute that is tasteful and not overly done. But, let's talk food! Delicious, hot and flavorful chips, salsa and homemade... More 

Thank Irene S
Sun Prairie
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182 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have been eating at Pedros for 30 years. And, we have consistently said how it was the best place for Mexican food. But, the last few visits we have commented how it looks like the owner is giving up and we wouldn't be surprised if the place is closed by the end of the year. Large pot holes in... More 

Thank jackm0use
Palm Coast, Fl
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was great (we sat on the bar side) Good music. Good food. Adrian was super nice and fun. Great night out after a long day in training.

1 Thank ann0402
Elizabethtown, Indiana
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Chips and salsa good. Food was great. Place is rundown on the outside and could use a heavy cleaning top to bottom. Glass light above table had some splatter on it from something

Thank Etonian30
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Restaurant is filthy. service terrible. Food delicious. But, with the restaurant being so filthy, I won't go back. Not sure how safe the food actually is. Saw no Mexicans actually working in any capacity at the time I was there, and it's so nice to see the culture represented in the restaurant.

1 Thank lola g
Monona, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Been going there for years. Generally solid food and service, although there was a slip this summer. We love the pork. The green salsa should be asked for (traditional hot). And you should watch the tortilla machine.

Thank EmpressCh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3555 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-4158
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-241-8110

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?