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El Puerco Lloron - CLOSED

1501 Western Ave Ste 200, Seattle, WA 98101-1570
+1 203-624-0541
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Oct 5, 2013
“Authentic and Delicious!”
Sep 3, 2013
“Might just be the best Mexican food in Seattle”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mexican
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$$ - $$$
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1501 Western Ave Ste 200, Seattle, WA 98101-1570
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

G and I love good Mexican food, and we never would have found this place without the help of the TripAdvisor community. If you like authentic Mexican, you will love El Puerco Lloron! The location seems impossible; it's right next to a freeway. But once...More

Thank Bob N
Reviewed September 3, 2013

My brother, a Seattle local, told me this is his favorite Mexican place, hands down. That's no small endorsement, so I talked two friends into joining me there for lunch. Thus far, my brother has never steered me wrong when it comes to Mexican food....More

Thank ERIC L
Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

The carnitas were to die for: melted in the mouth and full of flavor. Guacamole was near perfect. The beans were ok and the rice was tasty but a bit dry. Service was brusque. Menu was much smaller than it used to be. We first...More

Thank sequimgal
Reviewed May 23, 2013

We found this place quite by accident! I love the taco's, as they will make the corn soft shells right in front of you!! Quick service, good specials, neat atmosphere!! Very much like mexico!

1  Thank Family_Vaca_mjxdk
Reviewed May 13, 2013

My boyfriend and I were in Seattle for one night and really craving Mexican food. We looked up Mexican restaurants in the area and we found “el Puerco lloron” after reading the reviews we decided to go there. The location of the restaurant is really...More

1  Thank Gbita
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Don't be put off by the cafeteria style service at El Puerco. The food is authentic, without being smothered in sauce and broiled till the plate is too hot to touch. It's real Mexican food, like you'll find in food trucks, but unlike food trucks,...More

1  Thank seattleadgeek
Reviewed September 13, 2012

You have to know where you're going (or just be completely lost to begin with) to find this little restaurant off the back stairs of the Public Market, but it's totally worth it! My brother and I ate here and both had tacos, drinks, and...More

1  Thank Kerry N
Reviewed August 3, 2012

A must if you miss the little mom and pop restaurants in out of the way Mexico. Food and atmosphere are like finding a little jewel in your Mexican travels. Right down the hill climb from Pikes Place Market, easy access to everything including the...More

1  Thank upacrk
Reviewed April 21, 2012

Hand made tortillas, simple menu, great food and it feels like u r in Mexico. Been going there since 1985. Every time I'm in Seattle. Always makes me smile.

1  Thank TMBOB
Reviewed April 18, 2012

I moved to Seattle four years ago from Southern California (LA area), and my girlfriend has been here for 7 years now (originally from San Diego). After having looked far and wide for several years now, both independently and as a couple, we can say...More

1  Thank Dr_01001010
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Western Ave Ste 200, Seattle, WA 98101-1570
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-624-0541
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