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“El Asador”
Review of El Asador

El Asador
Ranked #146 of 429 Restaurants in Kingston
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Indian, Mexican, Central American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown Kingston
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“El Asador”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Superb, authentic food, Ask Jose for the Midnight Special...you won't be disappointed. Located on Princess St, don't be fooled by the small size...great things come in small packages.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Kingston, Canada
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Awesome value, many authentic mexican options and some Indian food as well. It's a tiny little place - take out only, but you won't be disappointed!

Visited November 2011
Thank terriffic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“This place was one of the greatest finds in Kingston!!!”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

The outside of this place is deceiving. One day on a whim, my partner and I finally decided to try it out. Absolutely delicious tacos, fajitas, burritos, etc. the prices are also extremely reasonable. The gentleman who owns and runs the place is a great guy. He's friendly and will make your meal however you would like. It is nice to go somewhere and not feel like an inconvenience if you want something different. He also gets to know his regulars!

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Thank MBMcGee
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“Great at what it does.”
Reviewed April 13, 2009

This is a little take-out place that serves burritos, other latin dishes and indian curries. The chef is from Guatemala but he worked at at least one of the local indian restaurants and learned the recipes. So his cross-breeding of a burrito and curry to create a curry-and-rice tortilla wrap (a very spiffy invention) can be put down to this. The food is perfectly good, and doesn't aspire to be more than it is. Decor is non-existent, but who cares?
If there's one major negative, it's that you can sometimes wait in line a little bit if the owner/chef is busy and you didn't call your order in ahead of time. And sometimes you wait even if you did.
In the end, I would certainly recommend this place if you want take-out burritos or curry. If not, then you shouldn't really be going here.

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Thank Guorilla
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