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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1658 S College St, Auburn, AL 36832-6637
+1 334-887-8836
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I noticed in a lot of the reviews that folks complained the food was not spicy enough. They need to understand that this is a Mexican restaurant and NOT Tex Mex. Mexican restaurants in the states and Mexico do not have the spice level in the foods, but have hot sauces available if you wish to make the meal spicier.... More 

1 Thank Diane G
Priceville, Alabama
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Friendly Staff from the front entrance until you leave, making your meal a enjoyable experience. College Kids, Dads & Moms from out of town, it is for the whole family and the best Mexican Food in Town.

1 Thank Jiffy2015
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Attentive waitstaff, fast service. Portions large enough for 2 people. Good prices. Authentic Mexican food

Thank Catherine D
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The food is not something that I would go out of my way to eat. It was just standard beans, rice, chips and salsa. I ordered flautas and they were rolled loosely and not too remarkable. We had the special margaritas they were good but again not in the top 20% of great Mexican food places I have eaten.

Thank Luluzzz
Florida Keys, Florida
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My second visit here and much the same as last year. Fast service and good margaritas and chips. The food however is just average. I had a chicken enchilada, cheese enchilada and a beef taco. The taco was really all that had good flavor - the others tasted bland unfortunately and the plate of rice and beans is typical. This... More 

Thank camer-always-aready
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

El Dorado was very average. Tomato-ey tasting salsa, too much mix in the margaritas and not enough spice in the chicken enchiladas. Got the #16(chicken enchilada) and it doesn't even come with beans and rice. The service was fine but the overall experience was very average. Not impressed and probably wouldn't go again.

Thank Ashley M
Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Food was less desirable than a TV dinner. Not as warm. Friendly service that fell short at the serving time. Good place for socialization for college students.

Thank GPHollis
Auburn, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My daughter and I were greeted right away by the hostess last Thursday night, August 25th around 6:00pm. She verified party of 2 (yes), and walks us to a table. My daughter asked if we could have a booth instead and the ROLLED HER EYES AT US!!!!! She then takes us to a booth all the way across the restaurant... More 

Thank AUgirl46
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I ,must say this was the worse restaurant I have ever eaten in. The service was awful, the waiter was not able to explain the menu choices. Had to send our food back several times because it was not correct, and had to continue asking for condiments.When asked to see a manager, another waiter refused and sent our waiter to... More 

Thank MeMe964
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Every Friday after work a group of us meet at El Dorado's for food and drinks. The food is great and the atmosphere is fun. We really like El Dorado's.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1658 S College St, Auburn, AL 36832-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 334-887-8836

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