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El Toreador Mexican Restaurant

) #20 of 188 Restaurants in Redmond €€ - €€€ Mexican
7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
+1 425-883-7570
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our Friday evening dinner experience. The place was energetic and friendly. We tried a house favorite appetizer, the quesadilla ranchera, and then went with chicken gorditas and an enchilada/chile relleno combo. Everything was tasty and well prepared. We sat in the bar,...More

Thank Anglophiles2008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the most authentic Mexican food around. Homemade chips are the best I have ever eaten. All the food on the menu is outstanding, my favorite is the seafood enchiladas. Drinks are well crafted.

Thank gartht68
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had a great afternoon in Redmond only to find ourselves looking for a restaurant at the height of the dinner hour. So we steered ourselves downtown and picked El Toreador because of the 4 star review. But when I saw the restaurant, I was...More

Thank sabos93
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Huge menu, so many options. Really busy so you need to get in early or wait till the crowds disperse. Everything we ordered was delicious, very generous serves. Great Margaritas too.

Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 17 October 2016

New Years eve last year we amazingly got into El Toreador's and had wonderful tacos, taco salads and burritos! It was fantastic considering we never thought we would ever get in but the long-time owners made sure we all did! Fun and alive and always...More

Thank Marcy W
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Large Mexican menu, fresh tortilla chips and salsa and the guacamole is made to order. Several vegetarian options and items can be modified to be VEGAN! Friendly staff and good food, what more can you ask for?

Thank WestwardGo
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I love this place. They consistently put out the best some of the best every-day Tex-Mex around at a reasonable price. Great service, friendly staff and, for an added bonus, it smells like waffle cones due to it's location right next to Molly Moon Ice...More

Thank MJRomano
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Accommodating an friendly staff at this traditional Mexican family style restaurant. Usually busy at dinner hour so try to get there a little early. Easy parking in rear. Food is very good and the drinks are good as well.

Thank JeffreyAC
Reviewed 21 July 2016

What a gem. It's been around, apparently, since forever. We were served by the other's son - so service is good, fast, and efficient. Portions are large. Taste is good. The prices are very reasonable and the variety vast. If you like Mexican, don't be...More

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We've been coming to this restaurant since we moved here over 20 years ago. It's a family restaurant, and consistently excellent fare. We go by ourselves, with the kids, and almost always take visitors here. Don't miss the mole--it's the best we've ever had. Service...More

Thank actranslation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
  • Phone Number: +1 425-883-7570
  • E-mail
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