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El Toreador Mexican Restaurant

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7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
425-883-7570
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Highly recommended by locals it did not disappoint. Delicious margaritas; custom blended to taste if requested; & nice amount of heat to the salsa with the chips. Entrees were well prepared, authentic and adjusted to personal taste without second thought. Orders came correctly and hot. Highly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Highly recommended by locals it did not disappoint. Delicious margaritas; custom blended to taste if requested; & nice amount of heat to the salsa with the chips. Entrees were well prepared, authentic and adjusted to personal taste without second thought. Orders came correctly and hot. Highly recommend due to tastiness of dishes, friendly and accommodating staff, and easy location.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My husband and I have been frequenting El Tor for many, many years. I measure a Mexican restaurant by the quality of their tacos, and this place hits the spot. We sit in the lounge area, that is cozy and private. We begin with margaritas on the rocks, and their wonderful chips with homemade salsa. Typically, we both order the... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We ended up having a work lunch here (since the other restaurant we went too closed), we went here. It turned out to be quite a gem. The place was packed, and the food came out very quickly. The salsa and chips that were placed on our table were quite tasty (the salsa had a mild undertone of spice, but... More 

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Seattle,
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I have been eating dinner at El Toreador three or four times a year for nearly fifteen years. When you have favorites it's hard not to order them every time. Their enchiladas verde are wonderful with chicken but even better with pork. The homemade tomatillo/verde sauce is so tasty that I sometimes buy a cup to take... More 

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Maple Valley, Washington, United States
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went here looking at the reviews on Trip Advisor. The location is dated and basic. Seating is short for larger parties. We went with 7 and they simply added a metal chair to the end of a booth. It made it pretty hard for people to get in and out. Mainly my only gripe here was the service. The... More 

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Mineral, Washington, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The atmosphere was nice but the food had a lot left to be desired. The stall was very nice and helpful.

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Went there for lunch with my co-workers. We had a group of 10 people and we were seated in a large table close to the window. I had the red enchiladas with carnitas that came with beans, rice, guacamole and pico de gallo salsa. The portions were more than enough and I shouldn't of have eaten so many tostadas with... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7845 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052-4338
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
  • Phone Number: 425-883-7570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?