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El Matador Restaurant

720 W University Dr, Denton, TX 76201-1890
940-387-1137
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English first
Denton, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A great place to go for lunch. Very fast service - food is good. Naturally, the portions are huge. Real cheese and tasty refried beans. lengthy menu with lunch specials

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Will definitely eat there many more times. Loved the food and great prices. Build one in Mansfield please.

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Amarillo
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67 reviews 67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I wanted to like the food here. Service is terrific. Real professional waiters, but I don't understand the thinking in the kitchen. Anything that has ground beef will be dry and have a strong Cumin flavor. The chicken enchilada had cubed meat that had been stewed with tomato and onion. I certainly prefer shredded meat for an enchilada. The salsa... More

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TEXAS
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113 reviews 113 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

There is nothing fancy about the El Matador Restaurant in Denton, but the food makes up for the strip mall atmosphere. Be sure to check the daily specials located on the board as you enter. They have a different special each day of the week. When you are seated chips and salsa will arrive right away. If you like your... More

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Krum, Texas, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I was hesitant to try this place because outside looks like a big chain restaurant. It's in the middle of an older strip shopping center and is quite large. Glad took a shot because great food, service, it is family owned and have been back several times. Street tacos are awesome and killer margaritas !

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Denton, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Good tex-mex and great service! The food comes out of the kitchen soooo fast! You will not have to wait long for your meal...ever. My family and I have been here more times than I count over the years and it is definitely worth a try if you haven't been. I love the chips, salsa (which is very HOT), queso,... More

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Argyle, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Actually, the worst mexican food I have ever eaten. Ordered tamales-they were dry, rubbery and unfit for human consumption. When the waiter brought them out I was dumb founded as they looked like dog treats. Had I not been so disgusted I would have complained and refused to pay - I left and will not return. Other family members seemed... More

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TEXAS
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113 reviews 113 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I am very particular when it comes to finding a Chile Relleno worth writing about. Finally, I found a mouth watering Poblano Pepper stuffed with chicken, Mexican chorizo, cheese and onions, topped with a green tomatillo sauce. It was served with a beefy crunchy taco and refried beans and rice. I ate every single bite! The chorizo added a nice... More

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Tacoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Food was great, service was over the top! We went with 11 people at lunch time (no reservations) and the waiter didn't mess up or forget a thing.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Food is bland and everything taste the same. Can't tell the difference between the flavors in the enchiladas, tacos, tamales,etc. The wait staff was a little rude as well. Will not return!

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Additional Information about El Matador Restaurant

Address: 720 W University Dr, Denton, TX 76201-1890
Phone Number: 940-387-1137
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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