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El Parador Restaurant - CLOSED

2744 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5308
+1 520-881-2808
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
4 Mar 2014
“You want mexican food?? this is it”
3 Mar 2014
“SORRY - It CLOSED last July 2013”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, South American
$$ - $$$
2744 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5308
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed March 4, 2014

I highly recommend this place for those out of towners just visting and wanting to try a mexican joint for the what the city has to offer. Try it and you will want more! Try the Fajitas

Thank Joe W
Reviewed March 3, 2014

Use to be a great spot for food and Salsa dancing. I need to add another 25 characters to complete this review. Just trying to keep Trip Advisor updated

Thank PWM5322
Reviewed July 5, 2013

The restuarant itself is very pretty, lots of green plants inside. The food is your tipical American/Mexican food (not authentic). The green corn tamale was bad, seemed like they defrosted it in the microwave and just served it. Crumbled, fell apart and just had no...More

1  Thank Squishy S
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Even though its décor is dated, it could be very cute with some attention. There were hand written signs with magic marker directing people with Groupons to a separate line. It felt like herding. The food was ok but to me "OK" doesn't cut it...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed May 19, 2013

I meet a group of people here once a month. The food is very good, always hot and delicious. The staff is very courteous and helpful.

Thank SandyK06
Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is a family owned business. They are always accomadating for a meeting or a big group. Food is basic Mexican fare not bad just not exciting but it is a neat old building with plants that I think have been there for 30 years!...More

Thank ArizonaKate
Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Dusty mix of living and artificial shrubbery decorates main area. Ceiling needs repair and skylight needs washing. Waiter was new, I hope, as he had few suggestions when queried about selections. Food was bland and blond. Minute quantities of very tough pork on a shredded...More

1  Thank Trippymarge
Reviewed December 30, 2012

El Parador has been a fave since the 1960s - I often book programs there. The menu is varied and includes some outstanding vegetarian options. Great bar and wonderful servers.

Thank Sahuaro6
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

We went last night for drinks and dinner....service was quick and our server, Caleb, was very helpful! Salsa and chips and margaritas came first - all very good...I had a chicken dish, my partner had the fish tacos...we would definitely return and even order the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed December 4, 2012

This place is just weird to me. Food is okay but I just don't get it... what is with all the colors? I think it is trying to be caribbean mexican but I just don't know.

1  Thank squishdirk
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$18 - US$18
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2744 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-881-2808
  • E-mail
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