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El Faro

2280 Monument Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
+1 925-827-0976
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“quesadillas” (2 reviews)
“pupusas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
2280 Monument Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't even THINK about eating here, I just had the worst meal of my life. Rude service and dirty tables, to boot. This place used to be decent, but now it is cheap and awful. Nothing authentic here, just bad food with no flavor.

Thank ocean_afficinado
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped here for lunch after a long absence and was quickly reminded of the plain and spacious area for seating, Food is ordered and served at the counter and a small serving of stale chips and salsa accompany some of the orders, although you can...More

Thank Mikeview
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Been eating here for probably 10yrs+. Burritos, tacos, soups, all great. Just had Chile relleno plate and a pork/cheese pupusa....Muy bueno!

Thank Debra m
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great local Mexican restaurant that has been in business at the same location for at least thirty five years..simple fare counter ordering.. good value

Thank magsiesie
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I stop here when I want to pick up a burrito. They are generous and the price is right!! I usually just take out. One burrito is enough. Very good!

Thank FredN47
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I am in love with their cinnamon chips. They are AMAZING! The burritos are a foot long and have wonderful taste! The pupusas they make on the weekends are some of the best I have ever had. Definitely worth a stop if you are in...More

Thank Tamilyn I
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Fast, friendly service, the food is excellent! We eat here as often as possible - simply the best burritos in Concord!

Thank SunshineHawkins
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Been going here for 25 years. I now live in Montana, but come back to El Faro whenever I'm in town! Their super quesidillas are AMAZING! They steam them and they are so good!!!- very nice people who work thete too!

Thank kim_vierra
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I have ate at El Faro over a 100 times I am sure. I am retired now, but when I was driving truck I use to stop for lunch. On Friday they have a super shrimp burrito. I mostly have the super pork burrito with...More

Thank AllyLilly
Reviewed 14 April 2015

At first, I thought it tasted pretty good, but my burrito was so wet and just pouring out liquid, it got kind of gross. Everything for the taco seamed to be straight from the can, and the chips were pretty stale.. It gets 2 stars...More

Thank amylfed
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2280 Monument Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 925-827-0976
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