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El Loro Mexican Restaurant - Savage

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4749 Highway 13 W, Savage, MN 55378-1346
+1 952-736-8307
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Loro is one of those restaurants that you can count on to have a good meal. I always have a little difficulty deciding what to order because they have a lot of choices that I like. The fajitas have always been very good!

Thank Michael N
Savage, Minnesota
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and Mexican atmosphere. Authentic I would say.!! The service is fast and courteous and the chips and salsa are the best.. You will enjoy this place.

Thank Deevee2002
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible, will never go again. The food seems like they save it from the previous day, then slap cheese on it and microwave it.

Thank Tammy S
Savage, MN
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This El Loro's is close to where we live and have eaten there many times over the last 20 years. The last 2-3 times we have not enjoyed the food and atmosphere as much. It was 5:30 PM on a week night and they were not busy. My son and I had a desire for some good Mexican food and... More 

Thank RResort
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Rancid oil, almost black the corn chips were tainted by this incredible old burned oil. I asked WHY do you serve this !!!!! The answer was it's all we have, we've been yelling at him to change it......That's it, ....... vegetables used were semi okay, some very tired....

Thank Michael S
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Was hoping this place might be a hidden gem. Wrong. Plenty of wait staff, but none seemed to care about anything. I think the whole time we were there 4 different staff said 20 words total. Waited for initial seating, waited for drink order, waited for drinks, waited to place order. After 45 minutes of eating chips and queso, had... More 

Thank Jon K
Lakeville, Minnesota
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

El Loro in Savage has delicious reasonably priced Mexican food. We visit often, usually with out of town family. I miss the Sunday night Mariachi music, though.

Thank pmlarson22
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I used to love El Loro, but went for lunch the other day and it was terrible. I hadn't been in a couple years and couldn't believe the difference. The meat had almost no flavor and the salsa was pretty bad for a Mexican restaurant. I used to love their authentic taste, not sure what happened. I hope they figure... More 

Thank skapp1
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

About as close to real Mexican Food as you can get this side of the border. Inside you can almost think you are in Mexico. You don't walk out hungry.

Thank 791kingc
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have enjoyed El Loro for about 10 years, with its great combination of authentic Mexican food, friendly service, and good value. The food and service are still very good, however the prices continue to go higher. With newer competition from Teresa's, El Loro is losing the substantial competitive edge it has had for many years.

Thank Tom d

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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
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4749 Highway 13 W, Savage, MN 55378-1346
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Savage
  • Phone Number: +1 952-736-8307

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