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El Torero Mexican Restaurant

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5575 Peachtree Industrial, Chamblee, GA 30341
+1 770-451-5420
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

It's the only Mexican Restaurant I go to. Great margaritas! Great guacamole and cheese dip. I love the chicken dishes but friends also like the beef. The menu is vast!

Thank Kathy C
Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

I would actually give this place NO Star rating if there were such a thing....the staff at this location are absolutely the nastiest most surely team of people I have encountered in a restaurant in a while. I actually had dinner there last night, and instantly remembered why I had stopped coming here. I chose to stop by because I... More 

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Clayton, Georgia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

I've been eating tex-mex for 65 years, since a child growing up in Ft. Worth Texas. I've eaten it in restaurants from New Mexico to London England, in large cities and down back streets in small towns. But El Terero's in Chamblee (which used to be pretty good 30 years ago) has to be one of the worst dinners (of... More 

Thank Tolkein
Atlanta, Georgia
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521 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Not at all like the other El Torrero restaurants in metro Atlanta Mediocre food, grisly meat, wilted lettuce. Chips are good. Outside windows are filthy. Will not be returning again!

Thank panpanda
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

It's Friday before Labor Day and I stopped at El Torero for a 16 oz frozen margarita, chips and guacamole dip. This place DOES make great frozen margarita!‏

Thank GoodtoGoooo
Columbus, Georgia
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Great little Mexican restaurant with marvelous service, quality food, and off the chart Margaritas. One of the best kept secrets on this side of town.

Thank elainegstacy
Suwanee, GA
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

I'm a local to this area (my office is right by this location) so we choose El Torero frequently for lunch. I am a Tex Mex snob, so this food doesn't 100% cut it for me, but it's decent. They have great lunch specials and their service is GREAT.

Thank chrissyinatl
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2011

This is the best mexican restaurant in town. I have been going for over 25 years and is always good. They know what I want when I walk in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2008

Speedy Gonzales....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2006

This mexican food is so great you'll want to slap your mama! I've eaten at El Torero's for 25 years.(The original one in Chamblee) but all locations are equally as great. The service has NEVER been lacking and neither has the food. It is hard to say that over 25 years eating in a restaurant you haven't had one bad... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5575 Peachtree Industrial, Chamblee, GA 30341
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Chamblee
  • Phone Number: +1 770-451-5420

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?