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El CID Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Television, Highchairs Available

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All reviews paella prime rib lobster rice surf and turf homemade potato chips chorizos steak tips flan salad beef spanish food huge portions per pound sharing charge red sangria the chilean sea bass
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Paella here is better than what we had on a recent trip to Spain. Great steak. Nice ambiance. Note: Closed during the month of August.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank avillatora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spanish restaurant but also a great place for a steak. We were a group of 4 and everyone ordered the Prime Rib —— we almost died when it was being served! Honestly 2 people could have eaten the one portion...each steak was massive Ordered the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Hearth1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to go to El Cid when it first opened, and it was a real treat. Authentic Spanish and Portuguese food at very reasonable prices. Since they are grown in popularity the prices have gone up the quality has gone down. No other way to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kenandkarenr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly service at a good price and wonderful lobsters 3 1 1/4 lb for $47 Asked for Female as we like roe ... got 2 of 3 with roe.. Home Sliced Crisp Potato Chips, Small but fresh salad... Fruitful Sangria

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Fisherman123-2
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

I hadn’t been to El CID in years and it is just as good as I remember, if not better! For appetizers we had an order of the garlic shrimp and the chorizos . The shrimp were large and tender and smothered in garlic! The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank w4soccer
Reviewed July 1, 2019

The portions are huge. I think the four of us could have shared the ribeye my dad got. It was very tasty but for one person it is just too much! Spicy shrimp was good, escarole with potatoes soup was outstanding. Service was not that...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bugie62
Reviewed June 7, 2019

I have been to El Cid several times over the years and the place never ceases to amaze me. I took my mother in law there for dinner and I have been formally proclaimed as her favorite son in law after she got the twin...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time getting our fill of sangria, beef and seafood. The Flan was excellent. Pricey, but huge portions. The pitcher of sangria was $31 but it is very tasty. I thought the seafood was a better choice. One of us had the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank XSki007
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Everyone, regardless of how any restaurants they have visited in their lifetime, has a half dozen or so meals that they would describe as nothing less than epic. Last month, a large group of us had the opportunity to dine at El Cid and epic...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John C
Reviewed April 1, 2019

We had lobsters and paella for four and were delighted with the quality of its food. Besides the classic Spaniard's ambient that makes the place unique and cozy. The staff were very kind and everything promoted to be the great evening for the perfect dinner.

Date of visit: March 2019
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January 29, 2019|
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Response from LEDR | Reviewed this property |
The sound level, you will find, is typical to most other restaurants that are popular and always well attended. Go early, 5pm, before the crowd arrives, should you desire "quiet".
Teresa E
February 14, 2018|
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Response from susan m | Reviewed this property |
They are steamed not broiled
January 20, 2018|
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Response from LEDR | Reviewed this property |
Casual smart is preferred.
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