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El Dorado Restaurant

316 E. Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646
301.934.3970
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Ranked #4 of 52 Restaurants in La Plata
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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La Plata, Maryland, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place is almost always empty but only because no one knows about it. They have amazing food. The service is amazing and prices are reasonable. My dad tells people that if they order the fajitas and don't love them he will pay for them. (He has never lost that bet) my favorite meal is the seafood enchiladas.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Sometimes a great restaurant is about the atmosphere, other times a little less perfect ambiance is forgiven in exchange for great service and wonderful food. El Dorado is the latter. We have dined in this restaurant (or had takeout) dozens of times over the last several years and it is always great. The place is well broken in but always... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We went here for dinner twice in one week during a business trip. don't be fooled by the look of the exterior of the place. It is very nice inside. It is somewhat difficult to find the parking, which is in the rear unless you know to look for it. The first night we went here, the food and service... More

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La Plata, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our service for lunch when they were not busy was very slow. The food was good but very pricey for mid-day. Won't go back, and hate to do that for small business in our town.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

again another excellent find a little hard to locate where its at but once you find it you'll never forget. Their salsa is to die for and the food is outstanding. Services also wonderful the people are friendly however it is a small place and they always say good things come in small packages.

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La Plata, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Fantastic food. Been going here for over a year now pretty regularly and can say that the food and service is excellent. Never had a bad meal. Everything seems fresh, made to order, and delicious. Highly recommend if you like Mexican/Spanish food. A little pricey, but worth it.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We found ourselves travelling through La Plata at lunchtime and stopped here based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Despite the facilities needing a facelift, the food and service were everything others have described. My spouse enjoyed the chicken taco salad (served in a bowl with flour tortillas on the side at her request) greatly. I was adventuresome and tried the... More

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La Plata, Maryland
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188 reviews 188 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

where the eating is always great! We started going to El Dorado because of its convenient location and because it is an independently run business. The great food, warm greetings, and good service keep us coming again and again. After eating here for several years, the owner/chef and all the servers are now our friends. There are so few restaurants... More

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La Plata, Maryland
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This independently owned restaurant is consistently a pleasure at which to dine. They have both Mexican and Spanish dishes plus an excellent Sunday brunch featuring egg dishes. The wait staff is always pleasant and efficient. Their homemade guacamole is the very best we've ever had. parking behind the restaurant is limited but usually adequate with other options close by.

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La Plata, Maryland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have been going to El Dorado for several years now and have found it to be consistently excellent with great food at reasonable prices. The wait staff is extremely pleasant and anxious to be of help. Love frequenting local restaurants instead of the major chains.

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Additional Information about El Dorado Restaurant

Address: 316 E. Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646
Phone Number: 301.934.3970
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  La Plata
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

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