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El Taco Real

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935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Food was fair. Server Carmen ore interested in socializing then service. When I got my c.c. bill two weeks later I was over charged $110. All I got from Ray the owner was "we made things right". In other words, I got the money back they stole. No explanation, apologies, or comps. Never again. Too much competition to accept being... More 

Thank michael y
Hammond, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Never had a bad meal a this place. Authentic food and good atmosphere. Sometimes there is a bi of wait, bu it's worth it.

Thank lg7438
Hammond, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have been going here for years and it is a great place to eat. The staff are wonderful and atmosphere is good. It is a great place to meet up with family or friends.

Thank Hiking50
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Get a great meal every time with fantastic service!! Make sure and grab a pitcher of Margaritas and appetizers to start off your experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Friends wanted to take me to their authentic restaurant. Wow! From one who lives in the Southwest and knows authentic, this is a truly authentic restaurant. Wide variety in selection of food. Tasty and most generous portions. Can order dinner or a la carte. Very professional, attentive, and polite staff. I would frequent this place if I lived in the... More 

Thank trishdf
Hammond, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

One of the few restaurants in area with Bohemia Beer. El Taco Real QFs and Fajitas are the best in the area, not by a little. This is an area filled with good to better than good food. Service is excellent by very professional and experienced staff that treats customers first. The ambience is great with colorful Mexican images. I... More 

Thank wjambr
Tampa FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Since it's always my first stop when back 'home', I decided to try something new this time. So, I tried the Costillas as it was the Thursday Special. It was short Ribs in a green tomatillo sauce that had been simmered all day and just fell off the bone. Amazing!! Now, I'll time my visits around Thursdays just to sample... More 

Thank TampaFLRuthy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

They have the best sopes , and queso fandito . The staff and bartenders are always friendly and helpful.

Thank 916joank
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Delicious!! Very authentic, good portion sizes. I will definitely visit again. Love the atmosphere, service was great.

Thank Monyette L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

If you want authentic Mexican food this is the place to go! If you go on the weekends be prepared to wait quite a while to be seated as this place is insanely popular.

Thank Teresa C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: 219-932-8333

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