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El Diablo

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
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1429 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4251
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Three Forks, Montana
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The food was absolutely delicious. I had never had Gorgonzola cheese and cabbage in a taco before. My daughter really enjoyed her burrito and chips and guacamole. The service was fast and friendly.

Thank djgoranson
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Delicious!! Very nice and quick. Not a lot of food places in that area and stumbled upon this place. If you're an outsider, think Chipotle or Qdoba but more quaint (relating it for context only)

Thank symiranda
Butte, Montana
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

El Diablo is a real treasure. The food is prepared fresh as you watch and the choices are impressive. The serving sizes are generous and the quality is amazing. We go out of our way to get to El Diablo!

Thank MTphotog
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

As if the overcooked and dried out fish wasn't bad enough, my food had no taste. I don't know how that's possible with the list of advertised ingredients - spicy marinate, 2 salsas and the cilantro sauce. All together added up to overcooked and tasteless food.

Bozeman, Montana
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174 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We were in the mood for something spicy and discovered El Diablo. Very reasonable prices for a big portion (at least the burrito was big). They also served tacos. My veggie burrito had guac which was delish! It was stuffed full of veggies, beans, and a yummy sour cream-based sauce with cilantro. The medium salsa was just right, but if... More 

Thank Denise M
Missoula, Montana
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I am a self proclaimed taco addict, but also a vegetarian and El Diablo caters to both those needs. Quick, delicious and friendly this is by far the best taco place I've experienced in missoula. Tip: Get the cilantro lime sauce on your tacos Vegetarian tip: they can make veggie tacos or bean tacos- both are amazing. Enjoy!

Thank christiemb
Kalispell, Montana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The staff was wonderful, the ingredients were fresh, but for some reason when they put it all together it just didn't pan out. I was really hoping that a local restaurant could possibly outdo the Mexican chain restaurants however I guess I will resort back to them. The tacos were good just stay away from the chicken. .... carne asada... More 

Thank djlovejones
Missoula, Montana
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

This is a great spot for a quick meal that is not fast food. The servings are big, so it is easy to share a loaded burrito. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We also like that they offer coupons now and then and that reminds us to go across town for some yummy Mexican food. Dwain and Judy... More 

Thank Judyhwright
Caracas, Venezuela
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Small and nice Mexican restaurant option. Recommended Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Taco "Carne Asada", that are better than Chicken or Pork Tacos.

Thank lvenegasp
Lolo, Montana
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127 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2015

Your taste buds will smile and your tummy will be happy! Great fresh food with excellent taste to the fillings, NO grease, wonderful spicing. I always have a hard time making all the decision...burrito or taco? ...black beans or pinto... cilantro sauce or not... jalapenos...but they have great help you will "help" you! I always get a Jarrito but I... More 

Thank Elliott O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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: 1429 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4251
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula

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