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“AUTHENTIC Food & warm hospitality”
Review of El Dorado

El Dorado
Ranked #85 of 466 Restaurants in Duluth
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

This is the epitome of a hole-in-the-wall place. Not at all refined but a worthy, memorable, and pleasant experience. I have not had Mexican food this authentic since San Antonio, Texas! Gorgeous and fresh! The tacos were incredible! Get the corn tortillas!

My favorite part were the sweet servers. They felt like good friends. My 12 & 8 year old sons loved it on every level! The place was packed. Don't go when you are in a hurry. Savor it. Bravo!

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Thank JourneyGirl1970
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Unassuming and easy to miss. Very good food! Tacos were amazing!! Very authentic. You can choose a variety of meats. Yummy!!

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Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

We live an HOUR AWAY FROM Duluth, but tried to eat here based on the good reviews from Trip Advisor. However, we were not even given the chance. This place is in a very small space with limited seating. There are two rows of booths on each side of the walls in a cramped restaurant, with tables set in the middle. There is approx. 2 ft of space on each side of those tables in the middle and the booths in the high traffic area. One of the booths was covered with supplies and not useable for customers, and another one only had one bench that would not have been enough for our family of four. We went in after 3:00 between the lunch and dinner crowds. The booths were all full, with the exception of one that only allowed two seats, and the one that was covered with supplies. We asked the woman at the register if there was any extra seating in the back, and were told no. We asked about the booth that was covered with supplies, and were told no. We asked if we could just put our name down for the next available booth and the woman told us it would be about 30 minutes. We were fine with waiting, but there wasn't any place for us to sit. The tables in the middle were open, but trying to sit there with people bumping into you as they walked by in a high traffic area in the cramped space would not have lasted long with our child that has Autism. Other than our special needs child, we are fairly laid back, and easy going people. We tried telling the woman that we were willing to go out to our car and wait in the (unusual for February) heat, but she refused to even take our number to call us when a table was ready. She said we could sit at the tables in the middle, even though we tried explaining there wasn't enough space for our family of four, knowing that wouldn't have lasted long with our Autistic child. She said she couldn't go out of the restaurant to come get us. We told her she didn't need to go outside, and again tried offering our phone number for her to call us so she wouldn't have to step outside, but were told they don't do that, and given a "sorry", with an insincere half fake smile. We tried explaining to her that we were not from there and only came to the restaurant based on the good reviews. Again, we were willing to wait, but wanted to see if there was any way she could let us know when the next available table was ready. The woman just kept blowing us off, saying no we don't do that and she had to get to go orders ready. She acted like she could care less if we were there or not. They may have good food based on reviews, but have HORRIBLE SERVICE and we will never be back.

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Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic!! Great food, service friendly hours. I have been going there for at least 6 years and consistency is great!!

Thank Norberto S
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I have been here dozens of times and I always leave very satisfied. Delicious mouthwatering tacos and the best Shrimp a la Diabla.

Thank altusoper
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