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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

4900 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-7806
+1 919-361-0302
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“beef tacos” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4900 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-7806
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has an extensive basic Mexican food menu. It's my favorite Mexican restaurant because they have excellent cheese sauce. I'm a fussy eater and I don't like peppers. So I get the fajita nachos, chicken without peppers. It is served with lots of cheese sauce....More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The do have excellent chilie realleno - (which I use as a watermark for good Mexican resturants) - Pretty good salsa and chips (above average)

Thank Dennis E
Reviewed 2 March 2017

El Dorado Mexican Restaurant has been at this location for at least twenty years. Its still the "Go-To" Mexican restaurant in the area for lunch or dinner. I had not been back for about ten years and today at lunch it seemed as if I...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food was cool and taste like the rice was old. The waitress was a little ok, but not a great customer services.

Thank Poncenamorena
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I wasn't expecting a lot from this place, but it really hit the spot on a recent Tuesday when I was looking for a quick meal. I opted for the grilled quesadilla rellena with steak, cheese, and beans. Came with lettuce, guac/sour cream and a...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I would recommend stopping in. Food was good, service was average,p lace was busy. No complaints on my food.

Thank Bobbi B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Everyone had the steak fajitas but I wanted to try the chili rellano and even asked the server if it was soft or crispy, he said not crispy. So I ordered combo # 22 what I got was a #21 with a chalupa and NO...More

Thank Whateveryousaydear03
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Service and food are excellent. Food is consistent from visit to visit. I love their shrimp salad. Lots of grilled shrimp.

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is good. It's typical of many Mexican restaurants in the area. Their is a lunch menu. Food is served quickly. Wait staff is attentive.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Went for the first time and really enjoyed our meals. First off, the XXX Amber Lagers were 2 bucks so that's a great start. My wife and I could not finish our meals the portions were so large AND they were delicious. I had a...More

Thank Richard B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4900 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-7806
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-361-0302
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El Dorado is an authentic Mexican Restaurant specializing in Mexican Cuisine open every day for lunch and dinner. Offering a cozy restaurant for family and a Cantina bar for the after work get togethers. Daily food and drink specials. El Dorado Mexican Restaurant a family owned business, knows the importance of keeping this vision thriving, this is why when visiting one of the 8 restaurants you will feel warmth and delight as you enjoy the most delicious Mexican food amongst family.
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