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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received professional, attentive service. Warm/friendly. Anthony did an exceptional job. Margaritas + Modelo Especial. Split steak/shrimp Fajitas. Guac. Good flavors, large quantity, tasty. People everywhere. Younger crowd. Lots of energy...

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 16, 2021

The food was horrible and the service not much better. What's amazing is this place could be so much worse than its ratings. I know it does a ton of advertising and has billboards around Las Vegas and the reviews are good but I can...tell you 50 places in Vegas that put this food to shame. I'm not sure if my Shi Tzu would even eat their grub.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 13, 2020

It's funny driving here as the restaurant is flanked by so called Gentlemen’s clubs.  In fact, the cantina shares its building with joints with a catchy names like The Sexy Tramp or the like.  The place is upscale in its look and feel and the...waiters and busboys are very nice and helpful. I absolutely adored the chips and salsa but my cocktail wasn't very good and our food was just not tasty.  I left very disappointed.  I had wanted an incredible meal but it didn't work out that way for our group.  Oh well.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 8, 2020 via mobile

11/8 From the moment we walked in, hospitality has been exceptional. The chips and salsa are made in house & delicious. Our server Ariel was very knowledgeable & descriptive of entree details! AUTHENTIC & delicious flavors even for vegetarians & vegans. Highly recommend the Spinach...Enchiladas, with the cucumber jalapeño margarita...fuego!! The guy about 2 comments below me crying that his friend coming late and not being able to get seated...well that’s Covid for you buddy!! I’m more upset your friend didn’t get to enjoy these flavors.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 15, 2020

This restaurant was recommended by a guest at the hotel we were staying at. What a find! The inside is a little dark, but not bad, you could still see. Lots of booths & a large bar area. The food was absolutely out of this...world! My husband had the Pork Carnitas with all rice, flour tortillas, & sides of pico de gallo, guacamole. The carnitas were not dry, not greasy, with a nice texture & great flavor. I had the Cheese Enchiladas with all rice. The sauce was a little spicy but not bad. It was also served with sour cream which toned that down. The chips & salsa were yummy along with our Margaritas.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 9, 2020 via mobile

I went to lunch here with some friends on (11/8) and we had a group of 6, we had another friend come a little later to join us making the total 7, we were told that the capacity per table due to covid is 6....Which I completely understand, our other friend was asked to leave after driving essentially 40 min just to meet up with us. Shortly after another party got seated that had a total of 7 people , so I asked the manager why that was allowed and he said “kids do not count as a person according to the governor” he was nice enough to comp us a round of drinks (which we all know probably costs $10 total to the restaurant) for the inconvenience. I have later found out that kids DO count towards the total of 6 (screenshot attracted below), and the fact that he lied straight to my face is unacceptable!! This is horrible management on top of going against the governors orders! You need to treat all customers the same and not give preferential treatment!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 28, 2020 via mobile

Let me start off by saying, I never leave reviews but this place is worth writing home about. My husband and I went to El Dorado Cantina last night and it was amazing. After eating mostly seafood for dinner during our trip to Vegas, we...decided we wanted to try something different. I love Mexican food and am something of a foodie so we did research, trying to find a good place. We took a cab ride to get here since it’s off the strip. It is right next to a gentleman’s club so that threw us off a little bit but didn’t change the fact that we had a wonderful experience. From the moment we stepped in the door, the service was impeccable. We got there around 7 and there was no wait, although we were able to make a reservation through open table around 5:45. The restaurant is dimly lit and has big round booths. There’s a bar and a few TVs, which were showing Sunday Night Football. We were seated at our booth and immediately served water, chips and salsa. Our waiter, Tyler was phenomenal. He was kind, attentive and genuine. We started off with margaritas (hubby got a mango and I had the prickly pear), table side guacamole, and queso fundido. It was all wonderful. I’m used to Tex-mex so I prefer the “runny” style queso... this was served on a skillet so it’s not something you can really dip/scoop with a chip, you have to use a spoon/fork to cut it and place it on a chip or tortilla but still good. It was topped with chorizo, sautéed mushrooms & onions, which made it so much better. For entrees, my husband had chicken and steak fajitas and I had cheese enchiladas. It was all perfect. Honestly, we were full after the appetizers but still couldn’t stop eating. My husband is not easily impressed and he loved the food. I would highly recommend this restaurant and Tyler!! I took a few pictures but we had already started digging in.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 23, 2020 via mobile

The interior of this establishment reminds men more of a night club with how dark it is. My daughter joked that she like to be able to see what she was eating. We ordered two Carnita Raja burritos, 2 Pacifico’s, 2 pops and two Mexican...corn. Total bill was $70. We don’t eat out much but one thing we truly enjoy is Mexican food. For 4 people this was not worth $70. Especially when they asked if we wanted the “husk” removed from the corn and then charged $2 extra. People the husk is the skin, the COB is what holds the corn. We all felt like we had a stomach ache when we left. Service was slightly slow, but not that big of a deal.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 30, 2020 via mobile

Place looks a little sketchy from the outside. In the same building as a strip club, and the club has a much bigger sign! Started off the chicken taqueria. They were huge! Good taste and moist chicken. The initial basket of chips came with both...a green and a red sauce. Both excellent and not too hot. Carne asada was huge also and very tender Salmon was also delish. Tues night special was Don Julio 1492 for $7 a shot. Place is not cheap, but it is worth it.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 6, 2020

Open for take-out during quarantine. Kids meals available. We purchased food here for Cinco de Mayo. Vegetarian options also available. I got the chicken taquitos. They were amazing.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Dorado Cantina

  • Yes, El Dorado Cantina offers takeout services.

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  • El Dorado Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5