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El CID Restaurant

205 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1314
+1 201-843-0123
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (26 reviews)
“prime rib” (42 reviews)
“lobster” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is top notch and fresh. All takes delicious and comes out hot with more than enough on your plate. Seafood and steak are the top choices and the veal is pretty amazing. Most meals can be shared. Plan on arriving early or...More

1  Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

get there early and order the prime rib you will not be able to finish it and will be taking some delicious meat home with you. If you dont get there early they run out

1  Thank rich b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. Food is always top notch. The pace of service is spot on. The staff make you feel like family. Thank you for always making our visits perfect!! - Kitrina & Paul

1  Thank kitlish69
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The place is good for big dish lovers. All dishes are big And tasty with good meat treatment. The service is great and prices are in a range that you can effort.

Thank Guli K
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We came here for our office luncheon. This restaurant serves Spanish/American cuisine. I ordered Paella de Mariscos. It came with plenty of mussels, clams, squids, shrimps, chorizos and lobster tail. It is so delicious and plentiful. The sangria is one of the best I have...More

1  Thank 18Aurea
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I am a frequent customer, it is always hard for me to choose which ones better the service or the food both or outstanding I recommend this restaurant to anyone family date or just to go with your friends.

1  Thank pickynicky209
Reviewed 22 January 2018

went to this restaurant again after a horrible encounter with hopefully the ex manager little Napolean 4 years ago.the food is a little pricey but fair for the quality. will return again for hopefully another quality meal

Thank U8509EPpaulk
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Delicious food, nice ambiance, great service!. A wonderful treat! The steaks are oversized and the portions cannot be eaten in one sitting. Doggie bags are a must.

1  Thank Frieda G
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Came to this restaurant on a Monday night based on reviews from friends and on TripAdvisor. Very disappointed. Very expensive for mediocre food. Also, seems they are in a rush to serve you your meals and to clean the table. No ambiance either. Will not...More

Thank jacers1
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a Spanish style restaurant with a homey feel to it. When you go to this restaurant be prepared for it to be noisy when its crowded (and it always is) because the portions of food are huge, I believe the prime rib is...More

1  Thank dlyannone
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Teresa E
15 February 2018|
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Response from susan m | Reviewed this property |
They are steamed not broiled
21 January 2018|
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Response from MammaDonna | Reviewed this property |
It's a nice restaurant, so my recommendation would be "business casual". khakis and a man tailored shirt for the guys, nice dress pants or dress for the ladies. No need to jacket or tie. but not sweats or tshirts.
5 November 2017|
Response from myrna a | Reviewed this property |
Do not know about thanksgiving menu- they serve vegetables , would not call them dinner items
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1314
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: +1 201-843-0123
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