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El Toreador Mexican Restaurant

7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
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Ranked #10 of 213 Restaurants in Redmond
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

We had no idea what to expect at El Toreador, but were more than pleasantly surprised. They make their own mole sauce, the food was really delicious and this family friendly restaurant is one we would frequent if we lived nearby.

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Issaquah, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for over 15 years, the reason, it is consistent and has been for all these years, The prices are reasonable, the food portions, flavor are spot on. I have tried many Mexican restaurants over the years, this is the only place to go if you want good food and Drinks. Highly Recommend it!!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Close to home favorite for Mexican food in Redmond. The staff is very friendly and the service is superb. I tried something new - the Baja fish tacos and they were delicious - the creamy chipotle sauce complemented the halibut and cabbage. And they always have a great selection of comfort foods like cheese tamales and chicken enchiladas served on... More 

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Surrey, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

we were able to walk here from our Residence hotel. We really enjoyed the authentic menu items and the prices were very good. The area around this restaurant and other local eateries is all chewed up with road work so parking can be a challenge but did not detract from our meal or enjoyment.

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Small place, but fantastic service and great food. I had the enchilada's verdes, best I've had. Great margarita's too. Per my observations, many locals frequent this restaurant.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Not fancy, but very authentic, reasonably priced and clean. Parking can be a challenge, so be prepared to drive around a bit, but worth the inconvenience. Small parking lot in the back. They need to improve the back door entrance, but once inside, you'll be greeted promptly and courteously. My choice is always the #10 - two tacos, pinto beans... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

I had a shredded beef taco; DELICIOUS!!! Their guacamole is fresh and sooo tasty! Their chips are more like pita chips but really good. The taco shell is thick like that too which is the only thing I didn't like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Dinner last night after a long cruise, great to come back and have a professional, friendly wait staff. Food was excellent service was great. The only thing that I saw was under one of the table it looked like it could have been cleaned a little better. My wife and I both thought the food was great and a reasonable... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Eating here for over 15 years. It is my family's "go to" Mexican restaurant. Every dish is delicious and served piping hot. Service is quick and staff is very friendly. The most authentic Mexican food in Redmond!

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169 reviews 169 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

it's a family owned place that is run by brothers and the food tastes the same as when we first went there in the 70's - other mexican restaurants like las margaritas and azteca have gone way down hill but this place still rocks -

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Additional Information about El Toreador Mexican Restaurant

Address: 7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
Phone Number: 425-883-7570
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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