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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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102 2nd Ave Ste C, Coralville, IA 52241-2687
+1 319-688-5237
11:00 - 22:30
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Fremont, Nebraska
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really didn't have to venture out much since the Baymont Inn provided hot meals twice a day. The Baymont was located close enough to walk to convenience store, fast food places .

Thank crystal602017
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality food & better at meeting accommodations for customer service requests than other Mexican restaurants. They meet my standards for special request orders.

Thank Janelle B
Iowa City, Iowa
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This is authentic Mexican food in a quiet environment. They have fast and efficient service. The blended lime margaritas are my favorite beverage and the jumbos are a great buy!

Thank Trudy P
Atlanta GA
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205 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The atmosphere of this restaurant is casual and the space is large. You can get large groups accommodated. They have daily specials which is nice because they have a really strange menu. There are 8 pages and 4 of those pages has appetizers listed along with a page of regular menu items. So there is plenty to choose from. The... More 

Thank ATL_explorer
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were so surprised by this little place. I had the chicken Popeye and my husband had the burrito. I cannot say enough about how tasty the chicken Popeye was. Is 2 chicken breasts with spinach cheese sauce and grilled onions and mushrooms. Absolutely great! My husband's burrito was exceptional too! We eat a lot of Mexican food and if... More 

Thank Kristine V
Iowa City, Iowa
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194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

I couldn't believe I hadn't written a review for this place because it's my wife's and my favorite go-to Mexican restaurant and we eat here all the time. The service is always fast and they always have some specials going on. They always have unlimited chips and salsa. My wife usually requests the salsa verde, which is the green, spicier... More 

Thank B P
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Did not like anything there, Old food . Tastless there was a reason nobody was there.I didn't feel like telling them to take it back. just didn't finish eating it . The wife asked if I wanted to take it home. No thanks.

Thank Kenneth S
North Liberty, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Great mexican food. Decent prices. There is not a lot of good mexican in the area, but I think this place is the best.

Thank 61garrettm
Iowa City, Iowa
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

We have eaten here several times. The only time we were not happy was when we had two grandchildren with us, and they didn't get the food out very quickly, and gave us an excuse that they had several big parties. We only had an hour to eat, so my husband could get back to work, so we went to... More 

Thank Carolyn H
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

Very Very Very disappointing! I like Mexican food, but no here. It leaves a lot to be desired. Go to Taco John's out front, it would be better....I know...gross.

Thank gokatie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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: 102 2nd Ave Ste C, Coralville, IA 52241-2687
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-688-5237

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