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El Indio Restaurant

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9865 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63119-1243
+1 314-968-9012
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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189 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our dive dinner club went to el Indio last night and except for one of our members driving their car through the fence surrounding the building and damaging another car,it was a good experience. You can't miss the building as the fence is mashed in and broken. The good was excellant and in spite of it being crowded the service... More 

Thank Mike G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I like my local Mexical Restaurant, but if I am out-n-about, I like to go to El Indio. They have all the options you would expect in a Midwestern Mexican restaurant such as enchiladas, tacos, and chimichangas. But the specail thing about El Indio is that they have some unique traditional items. So if you want to have a truly... More 

Thank Karen S
Roseville, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Has the special $1.00 chicken or beef tacos. Salsa is good as well and they give you a nice size bowl as well. You should give it a try.

Thank Ryan D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is my local Mexican restaurant and we are happy it is. Good food, really fast. Very kid friendly. Some of the best queso around.

Thank lawnsausage
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This place is small and family owned. Service is usually great and the food is authentic mexican. Fajitas, carnitas and the jalisco special are a few faves!

Thank tiffany c
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Family owned business with the sweetest owners ever - great family place in a relaxed casual atmosphere. We regularly come to Taco Tuesday for $1 tacos and $2 margaritas. Service is top notch and even though the lot is often full, they are very efficient and wait time is never too long.

1 Thank Sara C
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Hole in the wall place with the best queso dip I've ever had. Food always fresh and hot, never scary.

Thank ajmchief1
Florissant, Missouri
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food was very good. Good flavor and plenty of options on menu. The chips and salsa were very tasty. But the best part was the service we received from Martha. I would go back.

Thank retireandhappy
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

My wife and I love this place. We eat there about once a week. The people are so friendly. The service is always great and they go out of their way to make sure everything is perfect. Just last night a new server brought me the "Jumbo" margarita instead of the size I usually order. Pacco noticed it and inquired.... More 

Thank Wayne S
Livonia, Michigan
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184 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I am Latin, not that it qualifies as an expert on Latin food, however the food was bland and the serves seemed to rush the entire dining experience. The price was fair yet the quality was lackluster. The booths were also a bit cramped. From what I was told this is the spot to go, but not for us again.

Thank Mark D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9865 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63119-1243
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-968-9012
Full Menu and plenty of Margarita-Beer options

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