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El Loro

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2501 Horizon Dr, Burnsville, MN 55337-3092
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here twice with family. The food quality isn't as great as the other locations I've been to. Each visit our food is just warm. Service is slow (even when restaurant is empty). Waiters and manager's customer service is poor and they try to rush your meal. Try another location, Eagan and the closed AV & Lakeville chains were... More 

Thank pipes625
Mankato, Minnesota
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

After having a craving for Mexican food while in Burnsville, I consulted Trip Advisor to see what the offerings were. I had read several reviews saying that since there was a fire, the quality had gone down hill. I didn't have that kind of experience. We were greeted promptly and seated by our server. He was the highlight of the... More 

Thank Cody C
Apple Valley, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We used to eat here all the time before they had a fire. We tried it last night and were very disappointed. The service was very slow and had to ask another person for help. The food was not very good. They said that they were going to gives us happy hour prices on our drinks but charged us full... More 

Thank tjavmn
Lakeville, Minnesota
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great food served fast. Service has never really been the strong draw here but the food is always fast and good.

Thank Suez4800
Burnsville, Minnesota
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We used to love El Loro Burnsville. The service and food were fabulous......until a fire damaged the restaurant. Now a new group of people are running it. We will not go back after tonight. The service was AWFUL! the food was good, but we had to flag other servers down for everything. I understand it was very busy because of... More 

Thank Keely15
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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We were lucky on a Saturday night, when one of the wait staff was someone who knew the owner and was very knowledgeable about the food. He went out of his way to recommend the food for us and the kids, and then despite being a little early for "late night happy hour special" offered is those prices on the... More 

Thank MNLeisureTraveller
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

The best Mexican restaurant south of the river. Great variety of foods. Always served warm and delicious. Nice beer and drink menu too.

Thank nancy0901
Burnsville, Minnesota
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143 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

This place had a serious fire and a hassle with the insurance company in getting things settled. But finally after about nine months they have reopened. And again the food is excellent and the service improved. They are more friendly and more attentive. We started with a regular margarita for my wife ($3.99) and a large Modelo (34 ozs for... More 

Thank Bruce M
Minneapolis - South of the River
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Remembed the days when you were served real shredded cheese that melted to your entree. So disappointed this white, sticky food service yuck for cheese is being utilized. Won't ever return unless such changes. Even the flavors underneath the icky fake cheese sauce was unmemorable. May as well go to Taco Bell.

Thank WilderE
Farmington, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I am very happy with this restaurant. The prices are very reasonable and the food and service is very good. the lunch prices are very reasonable, as are the drink prices. It is a big sept up from the various fast food Mexican restaurants. I love this place for lunch, and hope that you will try it. They bring out... More 

Thank J L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 Horizon Dr, Burnsville, MN 55337-3092
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: 952-808-0068

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