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El Loro Mexican Restaurant

1428 Yankee Doodle Rd, Eagan, MN 55121-1801
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Ranked #16 of 102 restaurants in Eagan
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
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74% Recommend
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Impressed with my first visit to this chain. Many menu options at moderate prices. Since our stop was close to closing time we selected an appetizer and drinks. The nachos with meat was generously portioned and super tasty with fresh ingredients. Well worth the trial run.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It was a busy Friday night when we arrived, but were seated very quickly. The service was fast and the food arrived just as quick. Everything was fantastic and my youngest said it was the best taco he ever had. I had the El Loro special and it was great.it was also a generous portion of food as was everyone's.... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The last two times I've visited this location I have become sick. I'm staying away for a long time. It's busy, loud and for average tasting food that really surprises me. There is no other Mexican food chain that I can compare this to...love Chipotle!!

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1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is our go-to regular places whenever we start craving this highly addictive Mexican food which also happens to be cheap. I have even compared it with Chipotle and feel El loro rates higher for it's mouthwatering flavors, excellent chips and salsa and it's authentic Mexican taste. But be warned, it is loaded with heavy cheese and tomato sauces, so... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We arrived 15 minutes before closing and the staff was very welcoming and the food was excellant. Really loved the chips/salsa/queso!!

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Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This restaurant was very busy on a Saturday afternoon and finding parking can be a challenge, but the food was excellent. The chips/salsa/dip are very good and we have to restrain ourselves from overeating chips before our meal was served. The chicken taco salad was exceptional. It was loaded with delicious shredded meat; more meat than lettuce! Portions are generous... More

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Woodville, FL
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Well, so I went to this place because it was close to my hotel. I have to admit, the reviews were mixed on here, so I wasn't sure, but I didn't want to drive too far. I was pleasantly surprised. I have to say that the positive reviews were right and so were the mixed ones (in a way).... So,... More

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

My friends and my family refer to this place as "Chips and Salsa" because that is the whole reason to come to this restaurant. It is so good i think about it for days. I am not a big fan of the other food. I usually just get the rice and beans to go with my chips and salsa. One... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

If you like ground beef inside a tortilla shell with tomato soup poured on this is the place you! Worst/bland food I've ever eaten, will NEVER go back. Even the strawberry margaritas where nothing to write about. You want real Mexican food head over to El Burrito Mercado on Cesar Chavez in St. Paul!

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Came here with friends while on my USA road trip. very nice place, food is excellent and good value prices. Good friendly service, very efficient. Gets my vote anytime.

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