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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

2811 Brentwood Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604-3225
+1 919-872-8440
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good15%
  • Average38%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Hidden Jewel”
3 May 2017
“Best grilled Mexican”
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2811 Brentwood Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604-3225
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only amazingly good but affordable. Food delivered quickly and so yummy. Never too crowded, staff always nice and basically a hidden jewel in the area. Seems to be family run so a bit relaxed without the bustle to greet and seat but don't let...More

Thank Jeri L
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite Mexican place. We eat here several times a month, often twice in one week. Anything from The Grill is awesome. Best grilled shrimp in town! Can't beat $2.50 draft imported beer either. Interior needs updating but the food and friendly staff...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 30 January 2016

fas t& friendly service lovely staff made to order they on pointmeaning they get it right the first time

Thank Cookie O
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Great service, good food and quick as well. The atmosphere could use some updating but as long as you know that going in you won't be disappointed.

Thank JorrieM
Reviewed 15 August 2015

It has been over 1 year since I patronized this restaurant. The food was not as good as I remember. The re-fried beans had a metallic taste. Parts of the restaurant are not lit. This produced a dark and dreary atmosphere. This restaurant needs some...More

Thank a_good_night_sleep
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Stopped in for lunch. The restaurant is in an older strip center. No pleasant greeting by 'hostess'. The waitress I had though was very nice. The chips and salsa were fresh and tasty. My order was delivered in a reasonable time, and was presented nicely...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 25 October 2014

The food was very good. Went on $1.50 margarita night on Wednesday. Don't bother going. The drinks had nothing but sour mix and hardly any alcohol. I switched to beer which you can't water down. I didn't expect much for $1.50 but at least put...More

Thank EtohExpert
Reviewed 15 October 2014

establishment seems really old and truly needs some TLC - food was ok - staff was ok - just had beer so don't know about their drinks - cheese in enchiladas was not melted

Thank irisiris k
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Noticed a big vegetarian selection on the menu. Drink specials with bar to the side of the restaurant. Very casual setting and friendly staff. Mild and spicy sauce with the chips. Ordered the carnitas and was surprised by the big chunks of tender pork tips,...More

Thank CindySGoulding
Reviewed 11 March 2013 via mobile

El Dorado is one of our favorite restaurants in Raleigh. Food is always well prepared and is reasonably priced. We have many restaurants within 2 miles of our home and we frequent El Dorado more often than not. Staff are friendly and go out of...More

Thank isenhourturner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 Brentwood Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604-3225
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-872-8440
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