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El Fuego

909 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221-2428
+1 414-455-3534
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (19 reviews)
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
909 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221-2428
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to go. The patio outside is awesome, happy hour has great specials. We love Corona ritas, how could you pass one up for $5?? Great food, always great service and awesome atmosphere. When we want to have a...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We walked in on a Wednesday evening at 5.40pm. We were quickly greeted by the hostess who welcomed us with a Big Smile. We told the hostess we were going to have a few drinks at the bar and then have dinner..The hostess told us...More

Thank 1RealReview
Reviewed 29 March 2018

El Fuego translated means "The Fire." I was in town for business and we wanted a place to unwind, have some margaritas, and a good dinner. El Fuego was perfect. Great atmosphere and good food if you know what to order. I recommend the fajitas...More

Thank California_Wine
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We've been here several times over the past few years and are always very happy with food and service. They have some excellent lunch specials (lunch goes oil 4pm). In the evening there are mariachi musicians strolling around. Large place with outside seating in the...More

Thank JustLinky
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This restaurant has terrible service. Once we were seated, we waited more than 10 minutes for a server to come and even gives us water. This was on a Tuesday evening and the place was not busy, at all. We were just about to leave...More

Thank Sherron M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visiting Milwaukee with a friend who flew in from Colorado and decided to try this particular establishment. Both of us were extremely impressed with no only the ambiance of this establishment but the food and drinks were excellent. We were fortunate enough to do so...More

Thank erik5765
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The ambiance is that of an old Chi Chis* but the service is good and the happy hour drink prices make up for all the minor nit picking I could do. A good spot to enjoy a Mexican lunch or dinner. * For those not...More

Thank Tom I
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We have been here a handful of times over the years and never a bad meal. I usually go for one of the taco plates, but on our last visit had the chicken enchiladas with green sauce and they were possibly the best thing I've...More

Thank ZsaZsa
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Service and staff were excellent and the food was typical of the American/Mexican restaurants. The menu was quite large and so were the portions. Everybody at our table took leftovers home. The carne in the enchiladas was grilled with great flavoring. The margaritas were good...More

Thank Wiscostef
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Had a birthday party here and the service was great but the food wasn't as good as alone in the restaurant. Tasted rushed and not to flavrfull

Thank djbjconstruction
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6 April 2018|
Response from Sue N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were not there for Happy Hour. I would suggest trying their website for further information. Good Luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221-2428
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-455-3534
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