Eldorado Grill

4.5
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282 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Tex-Mex
❖ We strongly recommend reservations at this time. Walk-in diners are welcome but may experience a wait for a table or bar/counter stool. ❖ If you reserve a table OUTSIDE, and are sitting outside and it begins to rain, we can only move you inside if we have a socially distanced table open and we are under 25% capacity. ❖ If the forecast is inclement, we will contact you to see if you would like to move your reservation inside (based on availability) or if you want to reschedule for a different date. ❖ There is a Face Covering Mandate in Dane County. Every individual (5 years of age or older) must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth while inside our restaurant except while they are seated at their table. We request that customers wear face coverings until they receive their first drink or food item. Outdoor dining, curbside carryout, and delivery are available if you cannot wear a mask. Thank you for respecting the safety of other guests and our employees!

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KurtS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorites. So happy it's back open. Had the 10 pepper vegan chili and the seafood enchiladas. Wonderful.

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Vabukka
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had dinner out on their covered patio. I had the seafood enchiladas and my husband had the friend chicken, and both were delicious. Portion sizes were so generous that we got several meals out of our dinner. Our server was very attentive. Would highly recommend.

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jgove
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, we had the fried pickles and shared fajitas with my wife. Food was excellent and our waitress was attentive and friendly

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best places we have eaten. Tequila tasting and margaritas were awesome! Food was fantastic from the fajitas to the cornbread to the pulled pork. Atmosphere was cozy and quaint. Will be back next time we visit Madison!!!

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JulieW
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food and Drinks. We enjoyed a night out socially distanced from others. The Seafood Enchiladas are great along with the margaritas!

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mariannb
Puerto Vallarta
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

I had the chopped salad. The greens were fresh and good, romaine and not out of a abox. It contained all the vegetables listed and they had grilled the corn so it was nicely browned.. Good salad dressing.

My companion had the slow roasted baby back ribs. The portion was generous and they were tender and smoky flavored.

The waitress was friendly and efficient.

The restaurant is in my neighborhood and I will go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience5

Dinner was great, waiting 30-minutes for our reservation was not great!

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LoriM
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience1

We wanted to eat outside and the outside area is actually in a tented area with walls and ceiling. It was kind of dingy and dirty in there with a carpet that looked like it had never been vacuumed. Our server was very friendly and did a nice job. We found a hair in the salsa which kind of turned us off to the whole experience. We've been there several times before and had much more positive experiences.

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Wink
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice to have a restaurant with dine-in service during pandemic. Good food, and server was great.

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JenDan68
Milwaukee
19 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

I love Eldorado Grill, so I hate to say anything bad about them. The pandemic killed their menu. It is down to one page and is kind of sad. No fruit puree margaritas right now. I will go back, but will wait a while. Hopefully things improve.

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KathieN
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to have Eldorado Grill back in business! Their TexMex is the best! And the Margaritas are AMAZING. It’s a scaled down menu from “pre-Covid” days but everything there is wonderful. Welcome back! We’ve missed you!!

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Dawn1806
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place it is always our go to restaurant

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TeresaB
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Margaritas and collard greens in town!! The ribs, steak and the fajitas were fantastic!

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MarkR
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Food was very good but reservations for outdoor seating are more of a suggestion. We were 30 minutes late in getting seated.

Server was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always, they were setup very well to enjoy a socially distant night out!

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Craig
Jackson Hole
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, tasty, fresh, well prepared, great portions. We have always enjoyed El Dorado Grill, but usually it is very loud and difficult to carry on a conversation. Of course we prefer it was as full of customers as usual, but fewer customers during the pandemic made this the perfect time to enjoy a quiet meal!

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EmilyH
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place! It's frequently been our Friday night margarita and dinner place. We hadn't been there in 4 months and were so glad to be back. Dining on the screened in porch was comfortable, enjoyable and felt safe.

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ccbeans
Milwaukee
12 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service was a little slow and not very careful regarding social distancing. The food came hot and delicious. We enjoyed eating outfdoors.

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BobZ
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks as well as the service are always top notch. Our favorite place in Madison. The manager (Byron) has set the bar very high.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as usual! Taking Covid precautions seriously and had great protocols in place so everyone could be comfortable and enjoy a nice evening.

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Mickey
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first venture out to a restaurant in over 3 months. Eldorado Grill is one of our favorites and we were so happy to get a chance to return. The spacing between the tables was excellent and provided enough room to feel safe. The Margaritas were excellent as usual and the food was excellent. We had the Pulled Pork sandwiches, fried pickles and green chile onion rings. Soooo good. Also, we had the incredible chips and salsa which is always a "must have". Our server was very conscious of making sure we were completely satisfied with the whole dining experience. A big thank you to our server and the whole Eldorado team,

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paulm
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Dill pickle coins were nothing but grease. Inedible. Fried chicken sandwich extremely mushy and tasteless. No lime wedges in the margaritas. Poor value because the food was horrible.

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Alex
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

It was pretty good, but didn't blow me out of the water. Perhaps a more limited menu due to covid?

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RoyJ
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was nice to be out of the house (FINALLY). The staff was friendly and attentive, the food was tasty, and the whole experience delightful.

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KenL
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent margaritas.
Several times the server did not have her mask covering her nose.

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PaulA
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent and menu had many options. The food was great!

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RacH
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Go for the Cocktails (ie margaritas)!! Food was so/so. But the "world famous Eldorado margar" definitely made Eldorados memorable. Service was also great. Thank you!

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ShaneK
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great night and they did a nice job considering the Corona circumstances. Always love the catfish!

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DBeta
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent menu, efficient service and consistently good food.

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RachelleB
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique and delicious menu items. Quick and friendly service! Accommodating.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience3

The best black beans I’ve ever had!
My wife and I consider ourselves foodies and the meals were delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was so accommodating and attentive to our large party. Big thanks to them!

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KrisE
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were seated immediately in the dining room. Reservation was for bar seating so I was glad to sit in the dining area. Waitress was attentive & friendly. Excellent salsa & guacamole which was served ahead of our order as I requested. Best part of my meal was the vegetable omelet, best omelet I’ve ever had. Was a special, but should be a regular on the menu.

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Ritabug
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our first time dining here and would not sit in the bar area again. It was very loud and the seating was so close that we literally had to move our table so the person next to us could get out from the booth seating. The food was excellent as was the margarita. Our waitress was very attentive and the food was served quickly and hot! We will definitely be back but will choose a week night, not a Saturday and reserve a table in the main dining area.

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FurmanA
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Food was good but service was a bit slow in taking our orders.

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NateV
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Eldorado is an amazing restaurant and I tell everyone looking for some where go about it.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Atmosphere was loud and close, crowded tables. The best part of the meal was chips and dip. Would not order the blackened catfish or brisket again.

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Tamara
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience4

The restaurant was busy. But we made a 5 o’clock reservation and had two drinks and dinner. The waiter took a long time to bring us our bill but shortly after he did he asked the hostess to come to our table and ask us to leave. The busyness of the restaurant is not an excuse for rudeness. We were still finishing our drinks and had only had our credit card receipt for five or six minutes. Unacceptable

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SteveK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Eldorado Grill is a consistent favorite on my list of Madison restaurants. The menu is eclectic and the service is always outstanding. I highly recommend their fried chicken creation. It's incredible!

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KrisA
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Food was poor. Service was poor. Hard to find parking.

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Eldorado Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (608) 280-9378.

Eldorado Grill is rated 4.5 stars by 282 OpenTable diners.

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