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El Asador

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Calle 5 # 106 | Col. Los Pinos, Tampico 89138, Mexico
(833) 210-3125
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 26
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  • 7
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious meat

This place is very nice in Tampico area. You will love the decoration and the service. The food is very good and the prices, too. They offer great wine list and good creations. Loved the meat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Whent with family for breakfast. The service was exceptonaly, they were quick and polite, served us coffe with refills all the time. Fruit as starter, boccoles as main and pancakes for dessert. The restaurant is big and looks well maintained. The a/c is perfect, not to cold or not to warm. I will give it my recommendations!

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South Carolina, USA
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went here on 2nd night in Tampico and beside the language barrier, they brought different steaks to table, let us point at what we wanted and meal was excellent. I never thought I could get a good steak in Tampico (and large) but was pleasantly surprised. They did their best with the language issues but would definitely go back again... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This place is very nice in Tampico area. You will love the decoration and the service. The food is very good and the prices, too. They offer great wine list and good creations. Loved the meat.

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Tampico, Mexico
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Beef is average, not bad , not the best i have tasted, my opinion the best plate offered is the Tampiqueña.

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Madrid
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

El Asador is pretty much the best Tampico has to offer. Like in most places, the service is fantastic and the food is even better. The decor and interior make you enjoy the experience and you're always sure to find familiar faces hanging around. A timeless favorite of many tampiquenos this place will continue to be successful through all time.

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El Paso, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The food was very good. The ribeye I ordered was good quality and cooked as ordered. Great salsa (green and red) with chips on the table, and the wait staff was superb. Tile floor and wooden tables, but spotless. The atmosphere is clean, but not great and not romantic or special if that is important to you. So if you... More 

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Tampico
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The beef they serve here is good as well as the service, but don't expect 5 star service or 5 star setting. It's just a simple restaurant where one day the server is very good and the other only so-so. The food is good and the prices are maybe just on the high side, but okay.

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Tampico, Mexico
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Quality, and preparation of all steaks is wonderful. Service is excellent, and dependable. Always reliable, never have had an inferior meal.

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Houston, Texas
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

This restaurant has been in Tampico for more than 12 years probably, there are three locations, one in Altamira, one near the Hampton Inn and this one on 5th Street near Avenida Universidad, we have been to all three, but this is the best. Ambiance inside is like being on a " hunting ranch house" with stone walls and decorated... More 

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Houston, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

A just OK restaurant near the Gulf of Mexico with no seafood on the menu ... it is popular with the locals but nothing to write home about.

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  • Address: Calle 5 # 106 | Col. Los Pinos, Tampico 89138, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico
  • Phone Number: (833) 210-3125

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