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El Loro

$$ - $$$Mexican,
720 W Lake Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3821
+1 218-844-5333
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
720 W Lake Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3821
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Just another enchilada place. Nobody told the staff not to scrub the floor with bleach solution while customers are still eating. Pretty disgusting!

Thank rfalstad
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Here is our timeline. Sit wait..... 20 min still no service 40 min tried to ask for drinks 4 times they said okay and ignored. 50 min left. (Friends stayed) 2 hours later they got food. Told me via text.

Thank kopp72
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I found his last experience to not be as good as previous times. The food is decent and fairly priced. The drinks and happy hour isn’t what it used to be and the margaritas I feel are overpriced for what you get. There used to...More

Thank baseballslage
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The restaurant is quite large an located by the lake. Nice setting but as it is winter everything is white and frozen. The staff was polite but more on the line of clinical. My friend and I were seated right away but it was "this...More

Thank lawngopher
Reviewed 1 June 2017

If you like authentic Mexican food with a little kick to it, this is the place. The food was very good, and the staff, mostly Hispanic, were very friendly and provided excellent service. It is located just off the beach.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

All was great until they declined a restaurant coupon with no restrictions. Disappointed as we were new and glad to find them. Food was great and service was so sweet ;she worked really hard! Hard feelings. They could have done better. 😪

Thank kriley592
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Ordered a take out quesadilla with extra pico. When a friend went to pick up the order my amount was $20 for a $11 order. When questioned about this they took off the extra charge and removed from the bag a small container of pico....More

Thank MNLoriR59
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Go at your own risk. Bad service and worse food. Don't mean to be a Debbie Downer but just not a good place to eat. Could be so much better. I wish them luck but hope for a better operation to take over.

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Took my sistere here for the first time because she wanted to try it. was Delicious and the portion size makes it totally worth the money.

Thank deenashockley
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This restaurant is located across the street from Lake Detroit. Plenty of parking, easy access and good once you get inside. Plenty of items to pick from, all good. The chips and their salsa is a great way to start. This is the best Mexican...More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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