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El Gordo Loco

#217 of 2,927 Restaurants in Munich
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 21268355
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 01:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Each time I'm in Munich I eat here. The restaurant is a little bit small but the food is incredibly good. It's not expensive at all. On Fridays and weekends you have to book!

Thank Sclabio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food came in big portions but not really delicious. I had the fajitas, the chicken felt undone, more like boiled, not enough sauce. My friend's quesadilla looked like nothing Id seen before, but still tasty. Generally wasn't satisfied

Thank Egi S
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went there with a business colleague. The pleasant experience started already on the phone when making a reservation last last minute on a Friday afternoon for dinner. I knew it was a small place with limited seating. I was told that no tables were available this evening, but they had 2 spaces at the bar AND if something changes, we... More 

Thank Steirasepp
Tamuning, null, Guam
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sought this restaurant out today on a dreary wet Sunday - walked here especially to have Mexican food before heading back to Naples, Italy. A nice atmosphere in the restaurant with friendly staff. I had the carne burrito and really enjoyed it - nice touch with roasted veges inside. Husband had tacos and couldn't finish it. Great sized meals. Highly... More 

Thank Margaret G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely little restaurant. The waitress was very friendly and spoke good English. We shared the cheese nachos as a starter and barely had room for our mains. My other half had the paella as a main which he highly rated, I had the beef fajitas, not the best but still pleasant. Our bill was 25 euros a head including drinks... More 

Thank Charlotte H
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent food, nice and friendly waiter, quiet street, with tables outside, we paid 75 euro for three persons, the meal included two starters, three main courses, beer and tips. I recommend, I return because I found more interesting food on the menu.

Thank Dage S
Leeds, UK
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great Nachos to start, and probably the best fajitas we've ever had for main. Nice atmosphere, friendly service and reasonably priced .. Highly recommended !

Thank MontyUK
Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Waitress was lovely and the service was very good. Got the beef fajitas and they were delicious. Can't fault this place. Would definitely come back.

Thank WayneDonaldson
Vienna, Austria
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

- authentic & cozy restaurant, spanish atmosphere & nice decoration - delicious & typical food - friendly & helpful staff - good value for price ratio - if you know when you're coming, reserve a table since there are not many tables & the restaurant used to be fully booked on a thursday evening

Thank NB4554
Kirchheim bei Munich, Germany
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic food with great service in a pleasant atmosphere in the middle of Munich Lehel! If you are looking for a change and Latin America is on your agenda, the. This place is where to go. Very nice frozen and classic margaritas with a menu choice that makes you feel being dropped in the middle of Mexico and Colombia. Food... More 

Thank Flavio S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 21268355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?