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Matador Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.matadorrestaurante.com
  • Email: info@matadorrestaurante.com
  • Phone: (610) 688-6282
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch and Dinner: Monday - Thursday 11:00-10:00pm Friday and Saturday 11:00-11:00pm Dinner Only: Sunday: Brunch -10:00am - 3:00pm, Dinner- 4:00pm - 11:00pm Bar Open til 2am every night
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Matthew Pressler
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live music on select nights. Check out our Facebook or website for up to date information.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Monthly wine tastings, wine dinners, tequila tastings and tequila dinners. Please check our website for up to date information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lancaster Avenue
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Meter Parking. Free after 6pm
A word from Matador
Matador is a tapas style restaurant featuring authentic Spanish and Mexican cuisine created by Chef Matthew Pressler. Providing a unique combination of outstanding food and drinks in a warm and inviting atmosphere. We have created a sophisticated space with a relaxed feel, an old world ambiance with modern touches that transports you when you walk through the door. Come in for lunch or dinner and taste our authentic small plates or our specialty entrees. Superb wine list of over 100 bottles. The areas premier and largest selection of tequilas. Now with more than 120 types of fine Tequila and Mescals, all served in the finest Reidel Tequila glassware. Try many of our fun specialty margaritas and signature cocktails. Matador is also a great place to spend your Happy Hour with free tapas. Come relax with a date or a group of friends for any occasion or special event and enjoy the great food. Also a great place to enjoy something to sip and nibble on before or after catching a movie.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "There's a lot to choose from at Matador from the more exotic Spanish to more familiar Mexican food. My husband and I opted for the less traditional and chose anchovies, fried goat cheese with honey, a Spanish salad blend, smoked chicken stuffed ancho chile and crabmeat, mango, and avocado flatbread. Service was perfect especially after requesting a more paced meal as we had plenty of time and didn't need to dine and dash. Everything we tried was satisfying to the palate and we topped it all off with flan for dessert. The only weak part of the meal was the wine choices we made."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Food and service was average. Not worth the price. Get Mexican across the St instead."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Been to matador more times than I can count and have never been disappointed by any dish I've ever ordered. Food is top notch!"
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Pricey - 2 doors down has much more reasonable prices"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Went to Matador for a girls night out and had a wonderful experience. Our server, Daniel, was attentive without being intrusive and always arrived at the perfect moment for us to order another glass of wine or plate of something delicious. The tapas menu is exceptional and it's a lot of fun to order a variety and try everything. This is my third visit to Matador and it's been terrific each time."
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "My daughter had her 16th birthday at Matador. The service was amazing and she and her friends loved it."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Matador has an extensive brunch menu featuring tapas as well as more traditional brunch fare including a great burger and a variety of benedicts . Bottomless mimosas and make your own Bloody Mary bar are a great addition to the menu."
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "Overall good experience. The restaurant called twice to confirm reservation and we were seated promptly when we arrived. Our waiter was helpful and knowledgeable, offering a few suggestions on drinks/appetizers and was able to accommodate a few dietary restrictions of our party. The food was good and I would return, but didn’t leave with a strong craving for anything in particular on the menu. I would still recommend this place for a lunch or dinner or even a quick drink!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Great New Year's Eve dinner and drinks with friends. Our waiter was very helpful and nice."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Made an open table reservation. Advised in note it was a birthday. No greeter or host server haphazardly assigned tables. We ended uo in bar despite asking to go upstairs. No one had read note or cared. Waitress not only did not suggest plates or specials she failed to tell us the crab quesidllas were horrible and she didnt like them either. When we didn't eat it. She should have immediately brought a substitute. When we got to desert..I mentioned my birthday she said happy birthday but no offer to bring/comp a desert. Meal was Very mediocre. Highlights were grilled shrimp, lobster, tres leche cake. The rest was really average and therefore overpriced. Would not return or recommend. Go to O'Toro for small plates!"
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "The food was nothing I couldn't get at an authentic Mexican restaurant for a fourth of the price. Sat down at the bar while happy hour was still happening, however the bartender didn't get my drink prior to the end of happy hour and ended up charging me the full price. Neither will I be recommending this restaurant to anyone nor will I return."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "I am definitely a foodie and a brunch person. I love trying new things and was excited to come to Matador. I came with my mom who had been here before and raved about it. We had the stuffed French toast with the orange mascarpone...sooooo good! I also had the steak and eggs w/ home fries. Everything was cooked to perfection; the steak was very tender. The flavors and spices were a party in my mouth. I also got the chance to meet the manager who is a VERY nice man. He visited our table and stuck around just to have general conversation. I can't wait to take the hubby!"
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "Guacamole bland; tortilla soup far from authentic; other dishes, e.g., fajitas okay. Waiter didn't understand that we wanted tea with dessert. Tres leches best part of meal."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "While the decor is interesting, the food is far below average."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "this was the fourth time i have been to matador and was disappointed with the food-it just didn't compare to the previous times i had been there and i don't think i would go again"
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "Our waiter gave us several recommendations and we did like her choices but everything we had was very good. I particularly liked the fried goat cheese with honey and carmelized onions."
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "Excellent experience! Food was fantasic; I recommend the mushrooms in truffle oil tapas. The service was terrific. The server gave us great recommendations and was spot on with her choices!"
    Dined on 10/23/2013
  • "My husband and I had a nice dinner at matador. The salads we started off with were excellent. We chose 4 tapas to share. They were all nicely presented. The plates by the way are colorful and fun! The tapas were very good, nice taste changes from our usual American food"
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "This was my second visit to Matador. First time was very pleasant. This time, not so! We were seated at a table adjacent to a party of ten. We were three. The second floor was empty. We moved to the window area. The waiter was unable to articulate the description of the menu items and when the selections arrived, we were very disappointed. They looked like an afterthought. The best thing we ordered was the Sangria. It was very good. Coffee was stale and lukewarm, the dessert (fried dough) were passable. Won't be returning."
    Dined on 9/5/2013