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El Loro

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2501 Horizon Dr, Burnsville, MN 55337-3092
952-808-0068
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good mexican food at a good price

We've eaten here for years. The food has always been good and the price isn't bad either. Try the pork Carnitas, they are delicious if you want a big portion of pork roast. I used to live in San Antonio so haven't really found anything in MN that compares to the Mexican and Tex/Mex found down... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We've eaten here for years. The food has always been good and the price isn't bad either. Try the pork Carnitas, they are delicious if you want a big portion of pork roast. I used to live in San Antonio so haven't really found anything in MN that compares to the Mexican and Tex/Mex found down there, but El Loro... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I hadn't been to this chain before and was very happy with it. I had a late lunch there and the prices were reasonable. Both the cheese dip appetizer and the chicken fajitas were delicious and more than enough for two to share. I agree that this this place has the perfect combination of authentic Mexican food with a nod... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

So I have started to go to this El Loro about once a month I enjoy it so much. The chips and salsa are basically why I go here, but there is also a great atmosphere for meeting up with friends.

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Spring Lake Twonship, Mn
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fajitas and Burritos! Best balance of traditional and American tastes. They have lasted the test of time and have many regulars like myself. Also in Savage ( the original).

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My wife and I were going back home after a shopping experience and it was late. We could not decide where to eat as it was later in the evening and steak at that time of night was out of the question. So we decided to stop at the El Loro a place we have eaten at often. There were... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We eat at El Loro quite often, it's our favorite mexican restaurant! They have multiple locations and we've been happy with any that we visited.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The food is great, but on our last visit, some nut job came in and tried to sell us framed portraits of John Wayne and Elvis. We declined and when my wife told him again that we weren't interested, he started shouting at her about a woman knowing her place and that he wasn't talking to her. It got pretty... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We come basically just for the chips and salsa. It is mighty tasty. The staff are very friendly and get the order right every time.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We recently met some friends in Minneapolis for a long weekend. We decided to have dinner at this restaurant based on the reviews we had seen online. The decor was very nice and the beers were very fairly priced. I had the chicken fajitas and frankly they were the best I have ever had and this is coming from someone... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Is good, cheap and tasty, what else do you want from Mexican food? Is better than any of the chain restaurants and it costs the same, a no brainer.

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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
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?