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407 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32601-2901
+1 352-377-5828
09:00 - 22:00
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Gainesville, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a Mexican themed take out restaurant. The restaurant has open air seating, with shelter for many of the tables. There are roll down shades to help with the sun under the roof so you can watch 1 of the 4 flat panel screens that show ESPN or futbol (in Spanish of course!). We go here as frequently as... More 

Thank David B
Gainesville, Florida
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

HORCHATA!!! If you love this tasty beverage, El Indio is for you. It is absolutely delicious and I'm sure it's not the healthiest option. But who cares. You have to treat yoself! I love this place for their 3 enchilada combo. I get it almost every time I go. One of the things I'm not too crazy about is their... More 

Thank j_mac323
Gainesville, Florida
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

I usually enjoy their food (sometimes more than others) and there are definitely some cheaper options, but some of their items are overpriced for fast food.

Thank FairReviewer11
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

Consistently satisfying , quality Mexican take out. Fresh ingredients, generous portions, broad menu, fast drive-up service. A staple backup supper plan the whole family can agree on, for locals with competing family obligations.

Thank CMS73
Gainesville, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

I have tried El Indio 3 times in my 10 years in Gainesville and each time was a disappointment. The last time I received food poisoning at no extra charge with my soggy tacos. Each time the food was not even worth the cheap price. Not even sure their beef is actually from cows. I hate Taco Bell and their... More 

Thank Crystal H
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

I am no vegetarian but I could eat an El Indio veggie quesadillo daily. Black beans, guacomale, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, sour cream, and of course melted cheese, with great homemade salsa. I can never pass them up to try anything else. My husband feels the same way about the soft shell shredded beef tacos.

Thank CMS73
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

El Indio doesn't pull any punches, serving straight-up tacos, burritos, nachos and more, the way you'd expect them to be served, at super reasonable prices. It's the type of tacos you'd make at home on taco night, prepared fresh and fast. Tempeh and veggies are optional substitutions for just about everything, and just say "no dairy" to veganize it.

1 Thank greendoe
Gainesville, Florida
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

A few years ago it was just ok. The food is actually kind of bad but the price was right. Now all menu prices have gone up at least 2 bucks so don't bother going here its a waste of time. Try La Tienda on south 13th if you want Mexican food.

Thank Bob J
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

I have been to both locations often and the food is always excellent. Prepared fresh and on the spot, I have never been disappointed. The food is always the same, so I know what to expect. Some places I have been, the food varies depending upon who is in the kitchen at that time. El Indio food is always held... More 

Thank jaoirisheyes
Homestead Florida
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Went to the location by the Y and have been back multiple times, love the burritos. Friendly staff, clean, older setup, very casual, but everything I have had to eat there is great. Their beans are black and very tasty, I have tried most of the Mexican items on the menu and have not been let down, lots of flavor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32601-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-377-5828

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