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Ramon's El Dorado Restaurant

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1711 Saint Louis Rd, Collinsville, IL 62234-1803
+1 618-344-6435
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Roselle, IL
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Margaritas are my favorite drink. The ones here are fantastic because they are made without that fake lime flavoring. When I am in Southern IL, I will always come for a margarita here. I didn't like the cinnamon that they put in my cheese enchilada, I should have listened to the waitress. I loved the pork taco that she recommended.

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Thank nas325
Collinsville, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Ramon prides himself on the food here and he is from Mexico. I have always found the food here good and authentic including the Margaritas.

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Thank Terrie H
Collinsville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great place to get together with friends, family and co-workers for a good meal at a great price. For years a group of friends/ex coworkers get together every month or two for lunch and a great time. They have great food and service at very reasonable price. They also have homemade chips and salsa that are awesome.

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Thank DRH303
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I always visit this place before I go to the racetrack and they have great lunch specials. The patio is a bit too small and I prefer to sit inside anyway.

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Thank Fischcmt
Southern Illinois
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We have not eaten at this restaurant for awhile. The last time we were there,the taquitos I ordered were hard as rocks. We were with other people so I said nothing. Another woman at the table called server to take my plate, telling her the fork and knife cant cut thru its fried so hard. The waitress makes it almost... More 

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Thank Bingo47
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Drove 5 hours and wanted a nice sit down meal. The food was horrible. The beef burritos were just shells and plain unseasoned beef. And it cost 40 for the two of us to take maybe 5 bites apiece. Do Not Eat Here if you are wanting good food. And the waiter followed another waitress around complaining to her the... More 

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Thank ressa79
Collinsville, Illinois
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

I have not been able to eat here for several years. Although I like the food, I can't handle the smell as soon as you enter. The food is authentic Mexican, but I have trouble tasting it over the scent of the deodorizers and cleaning products.

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Thank Sarah B
Collinsville, Illinois
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

Inside is quite dated and could use some freshing up, but the food is authentic Mexican and quite tasty.

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Thank Mel B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

We have been dining at Ramon's in Collinsville since the early 1970's In recent years the quality has not been as good as before. Everything is an "up charge," which I understand, but requesting extra sauce when there is barely any sauce on the dish should not be an up charge. The enchiladas are great, but now the mole or... More 

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Thank Merlyn1970
Maryville, Illinois
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121 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

I have traveled to Mexico many times and this restaurant is close to authentic food and drink. The décor and the building also authentic, which makes it look some what run down compared to most restaurants in the area. The house keeping needs to be more authentic, the place is not as clean as establishments in Mexico.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Saint Louis Rd, Collinsville, IL 62234-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Collinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-344-6435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?