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El Gordo Loco

#181 of 2,958 Restaurants in Munich
Certificate of Excellence
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Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 21268355
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11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 01:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lively atmosphere, friendly staff, gracious owner, and the best Mexican food (especially the guacamole) we've found in Munich yet. Bright, fresh, generous entrees and an extensive drink menu. Be advised: CASH ONLY

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Thank Nancy M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is a bit off Munich centre but still easy to reach. Extremely friendly, welcoming and caring staff. The food was superb and the prices are OK. We'll definitely come back 😀

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Thank xhris9
Novara, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little restaurant just off Isartor, walking distance from the very center of the old city; and it's well worth looking for it. Food is good mexican; the cook finds the time to meet you, and has a word for everyone. Try it-and reserve first! few tables, always packed as far as we've seen (and we've tried both the takeaway... More 

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Thank paola61Novara_Italy
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

El Gordo is my go to place when I want to get really happy and full of delicious food. Now I have no idea how a traditional Tacco must look or taste like, or a Nachos plate for that matter , but I dont care because the ones i El Gordo are awesome! Huge plates , always cooked really nice... More 

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Thank Ivan A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Each time I'm in Munich I eat here. The restaurant is a little bit small but the food is incredibly good. It's not expensive at all. On Fridays and weekends you have to book!

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Thank Sclabio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food came in big portions but not really delicious. I had the fajitas, the chicken felt undone, more like boiled, not enough sauce. My friend's quesadilla looked like nothing Id seen before, but still tasty. Generally wasn't satisfied

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Thank Egi S
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went there with a business colleague. The pleasant experience started already on the phone when making a reservation last last minute on a Friday afternoon for dinner. I knew it was a small place with limited seating. I was told that no tables were available this evening, but they had 2 spaces at the bar AND if something changes, we... More 

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Tamuning, null, Guam
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sought this restaurant out today on a dreary wet Sunday - walked here especially to have Mexican food before heading back to Naples, Italy. A nice atmosphere in the restaurant with friendly staff. I had the carne burrito and really enjoyed it - nice touch with roasted veges inside. Husband had tacos and couldn't finish it. Great sized meals. Highly... More 

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Thank Margaret G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely little restaurant. The waitress was very friendly and spoke good English. We shared the cheese nachos as a starter and barely had room for our mains. My other half had the paella as a main which he highly rated, I had the beef fajitas, not the best but still pleasant. Our bill was 25 euros a head including drinks... More 

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Thank Charlotte H
Helsinki
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent food, nice and friendly waiter, quiet street, with tables outside, we paid 75 euro for three persons, the meal included two starters, three main courses, beer and tips. I recommend, I return because I found more interesting food on the menu.

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Thank Dage S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 21268355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?