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El Burro

209 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9399 9292
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (34 reviews)
“paella” (31 reviews)
“chorizo” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
209 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch and ordered 4 dishes for A$75. The beetroot salad was tasty and fresh. The fried chicken wings were a bit dry. The beef ball was good thanks to the sauce. Finally, the seafood paella was excellent. Overall, good Spanish selection....More

Thank Van Can Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having all recently travelled to Spain we were keen to relive the experience of tapas and paela from a genuine source. The presentation was rustic and some seating was metal chairs or backless stools which were uncomfortable. The restaurant was full and noisy which spoke...More

Thank robyn b
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my wife and 19 yo son on a Saturday night. Ordered the $45 Graze banquet - starters, sliders and tapas selection. Inquired about the $55 banquet with paella which was restricted to 4 or more - told we could have it........if we...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a tapas restaurant, done well. The range of dishes is not large, but it is reliably excellently prepared. The sangria is a cut above average and the cocktails are fun. Look for the week night specials

Thank 87,181
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived with no booking after a phone mix up, but they squeezed us in (not always easy for a group of 7) and we ate our way through the starters and tapas, finished with paella and washed down with sangria ! Happy customers from...More

Thank mj_grov
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great tasty food, service was very good. Food came out in a timely manner. Great fopr groups to share plates and very social.

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I decided to have my birthday here as they have the most amazing singer on the last Sunday of each month from 1pm - 4 pm. I had 12 guests and upon my arrival I learned there was another birthday booked and the place was...More

Thank RodandKaren
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Two couples, we arrived without a reservation on Mothers Day. Sat outside which was nice as the restaurant had several diners and was rather hot. We ordered the Crispy Chicken Tacos, $7.00 each. They arrived, without taco shell, on a cold and small tortilla. A...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When we come to Williamstown a visit to el BURRO for tapas is always on our ‘must do’ list. We were lucky enough this time to be here on a Thursday and sampled their ‘special’ chicken sliders which were priced at just $4 each. The...More

Thank fromdownunder
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Melbourne. The food is always delicious and there's a great selection to choose from. The service can be a bit slow during busy times but the food is worth the wait. There's an outdoor courtyard...More

Thank Melissa K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9399 9292
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