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El Metate - CLOSED

720 W Lake Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3821
+1 218-844-5333
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
11 Jan 2014
“Now known as "El Loro", under new ownership!”
12 Sep 2013
“Great food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mexican, Spanish
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720 W Lake Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3821
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

Have been here couple times now, as "El Loro".. The quality of food cannot be beat here in DL, if you are looking for authentic Mexican.. We usually order the streak and shrimp fajitas, enough food for 2! Also order the shrimp nachos! Some of...More

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 13 September 2013

I really enjoyed this restaurant. The service was a big slow but it was worth it. The portions were just enough although the taco meat in the taco had an unusual flavor. That's not to say I didn't like it, just a bit different than...More

Thank suzb_00
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Great, large menu full of authentic mexican dishes. Ask the server what some of them are, a lot I had never heard of. The staff is usually great and they don't get too busy in the evenings. There's a large bar in the middle of...More

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We got cold meals with quarter filled margaritas and pushed out the door when we complained. Worst place ever.

1  Thank Andrew219
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We celebrated my moms birthday here and had a blast. My dad ordered these big pots of meat and veggies and we made our own soft shelled burritos. They served chips & salsa as a complimentary appetizer while we waited. After eating they brought my...More

Thank Idano
Reviewed 19 December 2012

I've reviewed this place 3 times now and each time I think they have it figured out they let me down. First, the service is great from the moment you walk in and throughout the entire meal. But then again, I've had the same waiter...More

Thank timmyloud
Reviewed 30 October 2012

We had a great time here on the 4th of July, excellant beer, and a lakeside seat for the Detroit Lakes fireworks.

Thank Lois R
Reviewed 22 September 2012

After reading the great reviews for El Metate, we wanted to eat there & found that it is now called El Loro. The service was friendly, the meals reasonably priced & portions were tasty & large. Our waitress said her husband was the cook &...More

1  Thank NatureLover99_11
Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

Food was delicious! Chips/salsa were served right away. Rice had a seasoning on it that was so good. The kids fries also had a yummy seasoning on them. It is right across the street from Detroit lake. Great location!

Thank Mghockey
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Extensive menu. We love Mexican and since moving here from Texas we have not found too many good Mexican restaurants. We really enjoyed our dinner here.

Thank traveler2256
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  • Address: 720 W Lake Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3821
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Detroit Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 218-844-5333
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