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El Asador

1312 Springwells, Detroit, MI 48209
+1 313-297-2360
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (15 reviews)
“asador” (28 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1312 Springwells, Detroit, MI 48209
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant while in Detroit. It was a small quaint place that is worth visiting. Really good Mexican seafood options. One of the members in our party had the steak fajitas which was very flavorful....would definitely recommend that entree. The server was exceptionally...More

Thank Sightsee476664
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just received a phone call---four hours before our Saturday night reservation. Returned the voice message, and the person stated that they were calling to inform me that "chef is not accepting credit cards tonight. Cash Only." WOW! Saturday night/busiest night out. Reservation made days ago...More

Thank applegirl57
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had heard that this was one of the best Mexican restaurants in Detroit. And it did not disappoint. Starting with the table side made guacamole to the queso fundido to the lobster quesadillas. All terrific. No liquor license but we were encouraged to bring...More

Thank jmdskyline
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I chose El Asador for “Father’s Day,” since we had never before visited the restaurant and it had received good reviews in TripAdvisor. I was also intrigued by the story of its chef, who seemed to be familiar with regional Mexican cuisines and had previously...More

Thank Marzel2014
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I had visited more authentic Mexican places (in terms of cooking), but this is a good place nonetheless. Spice and heat a bit dialed down, but flavors are good. Service is attentive without being cloying. Prices are about average

Thank CanRu
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The restaurant is located close to I-75 and is easy to find. Although it is a somewhat desolate area, we did not feel unsafe. The ambience is OK, but a notch below what you would expect for steaks that cost almost $30. The service was...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I love reading Eater Detroit and like their recommendations for restaurants so I decided to try El Asador, one of their current top choices. All in all, our experience was just ok. On the negative side they don't have beer (no cerveza?), they have one...More

Thank jt1120
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Service - 5 stars Food - 2.5 stars Value - 4 stars As everyone describes it, it's off the beaten path but super easy to find. My wife and I wanted to try a new restaurant for a date night, so we gave El Asador...More

Thank OhMikeGod
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Yes, it's a gem hidden in the city, but what you find is friendly service, good foods, and plenty of folks who took the drive from the suburbs. The guacamole is prepared table side and excellent. Thought we were back in Puerto Vallarta! Steaks and...More

1  Thank Michaelbirmingham4
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This place is not in any of the vibrant revived areas of the city. In southwest Detroit, off the beaten path, but WELL worth going here. Great apps—lobster quesadillas, a “bubbly” chorizo/cheese dip & steaks. Yes steaks! They have all the traditional Mexican dishes, but...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Response from sueski99 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. What else would you carry in? Scotch and Water? I would call and ask as to not embarass anyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 Springwells, Detroit, MI 48209
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-297-2360
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