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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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18766 John J Williams Hwy, Unit 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-4417
+1 302-645-1596
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kunkletown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered a tofu veggie burrito. It was pretty good. Simple but fresh and tasty. They also have a fresh salsa bar and sodas made in Mexico. The decor was very cute and the food arrived quickly. Not crazy busy or noisy.

Thank Melissa F
Lewes, Delaware
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, I was really surprised to see the special of the day was soft crab burrito. I love soft shell crabs, but never have been offered it in a burrito and of course, I opted for it. I was not disappointed as there was actually some crab meat in that soft shell! The platter came with rice and beans on... More 

Thank Joyce M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really hoping to love this place but it just missed the mark for me. The owner was super friendly and the food came out quickly but just wasn't that good. My husband and I had the burritos but they just weren't that tasty.

Thank PhillyMade
Dover, Delaware
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These fish tacos are amazing. Everything there is very fresh and delicious, but the fish tacos will keep you coming back. They do get very busy at peak hours, but the wait is never too long.

Thank secondworldwar
Hempstead, New York
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted as we entered by the gentleman at the service counter, because it is not a big place. He was friendly, helpful, and informative about his menu (I think he might have had an ownership role.) The food was very good; not oily, not greasy, and not sloppy, but presented in a fun and appealing way. You know... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey R
Bel Air, Maryland
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I love the food here. Nothing fancy. Just cooked to order burritos, tacos, quesadillas, etc. The tres leches cake may be the best in the area. I just wish they would spruce the place up. I felt bad because I asked one of the staff to wipe off our table for us only to realize the table wasn't dirty; it... More 

Thank BelAirPhil
Frederick, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This gem is tucked away on Route 24, just out of reach of Route 1. Completely worth seeking out. Aquilles is your gracious host and his big smile and excellent service will make you feel part of the family. First visit, I highly recommend getting 2 or 3 of the fish tacos. Lightly battered mahi with cabbage and white sauce.... More 

Thank JohnnyFieldgoal
York, Pennsylvania, United States
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We have been here 2-3 times - and will continue to go back- the cuisine is fresh- light- and a great balance. I love the PV burrito- chorizo and shrimp- nice crispy lettuce- and some salsa- I love their authentic red and green sauces- doesn't leave you feeling overly full just perfect portions. Just consistent solid cuisine- if you are... More 

Thank Chad B
Dover, Delaware
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570 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Choose shrimp or fish or both, deep fried and good value. I have had better Mexucan food but it was quick and affordable and not on the busy street.ngoid place to go if you are in a hurry

Thank Lisa B
Milton, Delaware
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190 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Here they specialize in seafood tacos, with Mahi tacos every day. Today there were also shrimp and chorizo. My only beef is corn tortillas, as I much prefer wheat. An open toppings bar holds Pico de Gallo, pickled onion, shredded cabbage and lettuce, and rotating salsas. There are also quesdadillas, etc as one might expect. Order at the counter and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18766 John J Williams Hwy, Unit 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-1596

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?