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El Diablo

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1429 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch

My husband and I had a great lunch date at El Diablo. Love the fresh choices. Easy to do vegetarian. You can see everything being made. Great service and food. Eating al fresco is a great choice too. Will be back for sure!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Scoobylover88
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Butte, Montana
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Butte, Montana
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I had a great lunch date at El Diablo. Love the fresh choices. Easy to do vegetarian. You can see everything being made. Great service and food. Eating al fresco is a great choice too. Will be back for sure!

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We've been having lunches and dinners frequently for years at El Diablo. The food is consistently wonderful and fresh, and is prepared before your eyes in the kitchen behind the counter and then assembled at the counter by--all of them--really nice people. My friends recommend fish and pork, and I love the sauteed vegetables. We all like the cilantro-lime sauce.

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Jackson Hole Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Just crushed 3 chicken tacos from here & I'd eat more if I had the room! Friendly staff and service. Can't wait to get back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I come here probably two or three times a month. It has amazing and fresh salsa (get the medium or hot), and the pork burrito!

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

If you are walking or riding a bike---great! But if you want to find a parking place, that can definitely be a challenge. I like my burrito with Gordonzola and Sauteed Veggies and the staff can be very accommodating. The Mahi Mahi Burrito is okay, but expensive and messy. This is a good takeout place but there is very limited... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very good. Love sitting and watching people from the window! Food was good. Very friendly people, but I wish they were open on Sundays :(

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Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We decided to eat here due to the reviews. This is a counter service restaurant which was clean & open. There are about 8 small tables and about 6 stools in a window counter. Some seating outside & ample parking in a small lot or on the street. The workers were not overly friendly, but not rude. We ordered the... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stopped in for lunch.You order at the counter and the make them to your specifications: lettuce or cabbage, mild or spicy salsa, etc. They fix them wrapped in foil "boats" so that they are not so messy to eat. I had the fish, veggie and pork tacos and they were all delicious. The pork was the spiciest of the... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We eat at El Diablo once a month or so, sometimes much more often, and it's one of our favorite places in Missoula. The previous review compares El Diablo to Chipotle, a national chain, but this is much, much better than any of the Chipotle outlets I've ever been to. This is fresh, creative, delicious food and a friendly place.... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This restaurant is listed as a Mexican Restaurant but it isn't even close. Not the authentic atmosphere, nor the food. What you get is a Chipotle styled burrito or tacos. They are very good, the service is very friendly, and the price is good, just not a great place to sit down and enjoy an authentic Mexican meal.

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Additional Information about El Diablo

Address: 1429 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1429 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula

Price and Cuisine

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

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