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El Matador

3412 W Wedington Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72704-5730
+1 479-856-6950
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3412 W Wedington Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72704-5730
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

It's always good to have a place close to you that has good service and food. And a great margarita helps too.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank The-Brock-Way
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Took my extended family out to eat while visiting . 18 of us .. but must say , the food was just so so , with the amount of folks with Mexican roots in the area , would have expected better food. Service was good....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James12041957
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Blah describes the flavor of everything I tried. The salsa was ok, the cheese dip had zero flavor and my poor little cheese enchilada had even less flavor. I tried the beans and sour cream as well and it was the same...no flavor at all....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 906tracib
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a very good midrange Mexican restaurant. We where there on a Tuesday night and it was pitcher beer night, great price. The chips and salsa is very good and the food is reasonably priced and taste great.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank brucehE9141ML
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I had the fish tacos and they were excellent. The outdoor seating is really nice but is next to a busy highway and it is very loud at times. Everything I have had here is excellent.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Philip M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Flavorful Dennis Special. Large portions. Can get alcohol drink options. Nice wait staff. Shrimp, steak, Steven's special. Guacamole, chips and salsa, cheese dip, etc.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank SkyDragonfly
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great food,great service.Wish I lived closer to visit more often .My waitress so so friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We came here based on some good reviews on TripAdvisor, and the location being close to the Razorback stadium. The cheese dip was good, and the margaritas were great! Both of our meals were ok, but nothing worth making a second trip back for. I'd...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank travelingark
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We visit here when in Fayetteville to see our college student. The food is always great and so is the service provided by the staff. If you visit definitely try the Steven's special, the tamales and ceviche, you won't be disappointed!!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Kim L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a great evening dining at El Matador with an old friend. The food was good, the service was good and fast, cheese dip and salsa were very good.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3412 W Wedington Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72704-5730
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-856-6950
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