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El Loro

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2501 Horizon Dr, Burnsville, MN 55337-3092
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Dinner

Once again we were wowed by the quality of the food and friendliness of the wait staff. Although we no longer live in the area, we try and eat here when in town. Prior to each return visit we wonder if things have changed. We need not worry. The restaurant had been closed for several months... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2015
Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best Mexican restaurant south of the river. Great variety of foods. Always served warm and delicious. Nice beer and drink menu too.

Thank nancy0901
Burnsville, Minnesota
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111 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place had a serious fire and a hassle with the insurance company in getting things settled. But finally after about nine months they have reopened. And again the food is excellent and the service improved. They are more friendly and more attentive. We started with a regular margarita for my wife ($3.99) and a large Modelo (34 ozs for... More 

Thank Bruce M
Minneapolis - South of the River
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Remembed the days when you were served real shredded cheese that melted to your entree. So disappointed this white, sticky food service yuck for cheese is being utilized. Won't ever return unless such changes. Even the flavors underneath the icky fake cheese sauce was unmemorable. May as well go to Taco Bell.

Thank WilderE
Farmington, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I am very happy with this restaurant. The prices are very reasonable and the food and service is very good. the lunch prices are very reasonable, as are the drink prices. It is a big sept up from the various fast food Mexican restaurants. I love this place for lunch, and hope that you will try it. They bring out... More 

Thank J L
Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Once again we were wowed by the quality of the food and friendliness of the wait staff. Although we no longer live in the area, we try and eat here when in town. Prior to each return visit we wonder if things have changed. We need not worry. The restaurant had been closed for several months, due to a fire.... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Chips and salsa, enchiladas and burritos!! El Loro is always good! I've never had a bad meal, ever. I keep coming back and will continue to because of the great food and service.

Thank DrummerGelly
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Im mexican... The only comment i cant let you its that this was the worst mexican food i've ever tried on USA.. Also the worst service and they didnt care we havent finished our drinks they turn off the lights and the tvs... PESIMO

Thank Juanma R
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is my go to restaurant for mexican food! The Tamales are my favorite, but you can be satisfied with anything on the menu. I have brought numerous guests there, and no one has left without complete satisfaction.

Thank Joydancer23
Seattle, Washington
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129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We came across this restaurant from a hotel's recommendation while on a college tour with my daughter. Five years later as my daughter was now graduating, we continued to frequent this restaurant whenever visiting her. The food is delicious, the service is friendly, the price is appropriate, the drinks are delicious, and they often have a mariachi band playing. Great... More 

Thank LNess70
Twin Cities
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

El Loro is a basic Mexican style dinner a a fair price. They do have the best Carnitas around town. My wife likes their steak tacos. All around a good value, and pretty nice house Margarita's. Muy Bueno!


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2501 Horizon Dr, Burnsville, MN 55337-3092
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: 952-808-0068

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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