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El Loro

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1428 Yankee Doodle Rd, Eagan, MN 55121-1801
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best food around town. The burritos Mexicanos is by far the best burrito in The twin cities. Beats any California burrito

Thank jack13901
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love El Loro, one of our fall-back restaurants when we want a good, quick, reasonably priced Mexican dinner. Once again they succeeded in meeting their own standards and ours. Our waiter, Felipe was friendly, courteous and quick with any request or just to check on us. I think the tortilla Chips are house made, and the white sauce that... More 

Thank marknlynder
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place... Service is always good and speedy! Food is always good and always hot. Big selection. Been going there for years!

Thank Kimberly S
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

There were 6 of us traveling the area for business and stopped at the hotel next door. We chose to dine at El Loro because no one was enthused about driving to go for supper. The atmosphere was pleasant but nothing special. The staff was very friendly/helpful. The food (keep in mind that I'm not a regular at Mexican restaurants)... More 

Thank Jon O
Lakeville, Minnesota
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530 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Have driven by for years but thought " Just another Minnesota Mexican place" but they had a Groupon off so we went..really glad we did..not only do they have Mexican food but they have GOOD New Mexico food! I had the green chili Enchiladas made with green New Mexico Chili's YUM and HOT.. much too hot for my wife but... More 

Thank MinnScooter
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736 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Eagan for a local event later in the evening. We were staying at the new Holiday Inn Express and this restaurant is mere yards from that hotel. We enjoyed the 8p-10p (closing) happy hour with discounted margaritas and 1/2 price apps. The food was of good quality and the service was quick and attentive, even for 9:30p.

Thank dsj5777
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We took Dad/husband out for dinner on Father's Day and after being seated in a booth we were ignored by our waiter and had to a ask for chips and salsa. Ordered Queso dip that was do runny and inedible. The foot was tasteless and the sauce on the burrito tasted like tomato sauce and the whole meal was so... More 

Thank NDmaggie
Waukegan, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant. Food very good n fresh everyone was nice and polite I will sure return again to this restaurant ...

Thank ivanc1991
St. Paul
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Ordered the lunch special #25 (enchiladas, rice and pureed beans) along with two others in our party. We were guests and the owner of the company we were meeting with suggested this location and paid for it. Lunch was good although the restaurant quite empty at about 1:30pm when we arrived. Service was great, maybe due to low guest count,... More 

Thank ogbaami
Eagan, Minnesota
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Been here numerous times - never had a bad meal. Food is always cooked well - prices are fair - good drinks - friendly staff. Can't go wrong here.

Thank eilertsson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 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
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1428 Yankee Doodle Rd, Eagan, MN 55121-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eagan
  • Phone Number: 651-405-8244

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