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El farol

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1467 E Republican St, Seattle, WA 98112-4517
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited El Farol many times over the years. Always enjoy the good and the atmosphere. We also enjoy chatting with the owners.

Thank B. Bruce B
Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2016

It's been a few years since the family owners changed the name from Jalisco to El Farol (the lantern) but they still have the same solid menu of favorites. We tend to get the chicken or beef fajitas, mostly as takeout, but everything we've tried has been good. Prices are reasonable. The service is prompt and cheerful, too.

Thank NinaV8
1 review
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I loveeee it ... i was incredible i have never had Mexican restaurant i would suggest to everyone who love Mexican food.

Thank Jara L
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Our favourite local Mexicam restaurant. All the typical suspects but treated with care and served with pride. Good relleno and sopitas.

Thank David G
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

First time visit to El Farol, & Mexican food is my favorite cuisine! I am particularly interested in salsa, guacamole and enchaladas. Fast friendly service, affordable, and delicious. The picadillo chipotle enchaladas were balanced, & smokey a mild spice and a creamy base so as not to water down the enchalada. The salsa, however, was too watery for my preference... More 

Thank Nick R
Edinburgh, UK
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59 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Local place round the corner from Liberty Bar. Recommended to us by our B&B owner. Comprehensive menu with lots of offerings. Food came fast and was hot and tasty. The place is not fancy but it's very reasonably priced and the portions were big. Staff were nice too. Would go back.

Thank MortonFan
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2015

I love this friendly, family run restaurant on Capitol Hill.The food is consistently good and the service is excellent. It is my "go to place' in the neighborhood

1 Thank psixtyone
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Good food, GREAT service and salsa. Used to be Jalisco's. Get stuffed and smiled at for a reasonable price. Been around forever, good portions, good pour, good everything. They have been doing everything right for decades, and it shows.

Thank Jakesantee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1467 E Republican St, Seattle, WA 98112-4517
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?