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Matador Mexican Cantina

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350 Mead Road, Decatur, GA
404-377-0808
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Had a quick meal while visiting with friends.

Clean bar atmosphere. Food was good. Pleasant staff. Nice area. Had the nachos and quesadilla and a beer. They were all good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Florence, Italy
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138 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Not only are the staff and bartenders super friendly (owners, too), the food is great. Really. My husband and I are regulars and we've never had a bad meal. I was informed that they use the highest quality cheese, which is why it's so delicious (and addictive for us cheese lovers!!!). Their margaritas are wonderful. We've gone to a couple... More 

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Hamilton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Clean bar atmosphere. Food was good. Pleasant staff. Nice area. Had the nachos and quesadilla and a beer. They were all good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I walk to Matador at least once a week and it is reliably solid fast, cheap Mexican food. The house margaritas will help you wind down after a tough day at the office and the staff is always quite friendly. Definitely go for the lobster tacos or chicken chimichanga. Parking is a bit scarce, but this is totally walkable from... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a good place to give your kids their chips and cheese dip fix. They also have a large variety of margaritas and tequilas for the grown ups.

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fariaz14
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Really bad food this is not a Mexican Restaurant, went with my family the steak fajitas were over cooked and salty., other food ordered was bad too, spent $75, even the server said that she does not eat there, i did not want to create a scene there, as i had my grand kids with me., I would have rather... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Matador in Oakhurst was the place I would love to go to on Friday nights but it's so small when I got off work it was way too crowded. The location on Glenwood was a better choice with more room and better service but for some reason their house margarita were awful. I was excited today that I got off... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We ventured to Matador Cantina in Oakhurst (Decatur) because we could walk there and enjoyed the Matador in Atlanta before it closed. At 3 PM on a Sunday it was just my husband and me and one other table. We were sitting outside at a table next to a window. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed movement... More 

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Miami, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Inexpensive margaritas, excellent quesadillas, very good guacamole, and seating outside. Our table of seven all enjoyed their picks and our waitress was great.

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We live near the Matador in Oakhurst and it's a great place to have a casual Mexican meal. Their tacos are very good and very reasonably priced. Yum!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I've only lived in America for just over two years, and didn't eat much Mexican food in England, but I'm a convert! This is the best I've had so far for under $10 a plate. Chimichangas were generously covered, unlike so many places that skimp, very pleased to have dropped in here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 350 Mead Road, Decatur, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: 404-377-0808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?