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El Matador

2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
(801) 393-3151
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Morgan, Utah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I went here with my wife for the second and last time. I always give restaurants two strikes and now they are out. The food is low quality and the building is dark and dated. Not a very good experience there are much better places around. Not again.

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Roy, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I've been coming to the El Matador restaurant in Ogden, Utah, for probably 20 years. Everything I've picked on the menu has been excellent. You start out the meal with a bowl of (free) chips and salsa - the wait staff will ask if you want (also free) cheese, which you mix into the salsa. My favorite food is a... More

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Ogden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not only is the food AMAZING but the atmosphere is so pleasant. This is one of my favorite places to eat. No matter what you order you won't be disappointed!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My family and I went out for dinner on Friday night at the El matador restaurant in ogden ut. And the service and overall dining experience was horrible, they were under staffed and the food is nothing like authentic Mexican food, if you want Mexican food in Ogden go to Javiers.

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Mesquite, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Nothing special about the Mexican Food. Food was very bland. People that were seated after us were getting their food before us. From the time we placed our order to the time the food was brought out took 55 minutes. My granddaughter ordered a corn dog off the children's menu and they forgot to bring that with everyone else's. So... More

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Clearfield, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Ogden has such a rich and vibrant Hispanic culture and El Matador does not embrace any of it. The food tastes like it came straight out of a can from Walmart. The salsa does not have any spice to it and is bland just like the rest of the food. I would much rather go to the taco stands, which... More

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Ogden, Utah
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

El Matador is a mainstay in Ogden. Been there for years. Always great food and service. They always have a daily special that comes with a sopapilla. It's like the frosting on the cake. Very reasonably priced. My favorite is the shredded cheese in the salsa. YUM!!

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Ogden, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I love this restaurant! Their food is always so delicious and it is my favorite!! We always have great service when we go! I would recommend this to anyone who loves Mexican food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Our waitress Lisa was excellent, the chicken and shredded beef chimichangas were yummy and awesome fried ice cream, love this place, hadn't been in a couple years, still amazing!!

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Ogden, Utah, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

You can't lose if you order the Shrimp Veracruz! 2 butterflied shrimp. a taco, and an enchilada. Also, they serve the best chips and salsa while you are waiting for your meal and it is so good you almost can't stop eating it to enjoy your meal. Although, I recommend that you do or miss out on one of the... More

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Additional Information about El Matador

Address: 2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
Phone Number: (801) 393-3151
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Ogden
Cuisine: Mexican

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