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El Burro

209 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9399 9292
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“paella” (29 reviews)
“chorizo” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Spanish, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
209 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with my wife and 19 yo son on a Saturday night. Ordered the $45 Graze banquet - starters, sliders and tapas selection. Inquired about the $55 banquet with paella which was restricted to 4 or more - told we could have it........if we...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tapas restaurant, done well. The range of dishes is not large, but it is reliably excellently prepared. The sangria is a cut above average and the cocktails are fun. Look for the week night specials

Thank 87,181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with no booking after a phone mix up, but they squeezed us in (not always easy for a group of 7) and we ate our way through the starters and tapas, finished with paella and washed down with sangria ! Happy customers from...More

Thank mj_grov
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great tasty food, service was very good. Food came out in a timely manner. Great fopr groups to share plates and very social.

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I decided to have my birthday here as they have the most amazing singer on the last Sunday of each month from 1pm - 4 pm. I had 12 guests and upon my arrival I learned there was another birthday booked and the place was...More

Thank RodandKaren
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Two couples, we arrived without a reservation on Mothers Day. Sat outside which was nice as the restaurant had several diners and was rather hot. We ordered the Crispy Chicken Tacos, $7.00 each. They arrived, without taco shell, on a cold and small tortilla. A...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When we come to Williamstown a visit to el BURRO for tapas is always on our ‘must do’ list. We were lucky enough this time to be here on a Thursday and sampled their ‘special’ chicken sliders which were priced at just $4 each. The...More

Thank fromdownunder
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Melbourne. The food is always delicious and there's a great selection to choose from. The service can be a bit slow during busy times but the food is worth the wait. There's an outdoor courtyard...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We came here with friends. My husband and I ordered the paella which was nice but all I could easily taste was spice. Our friends had tapas but the croquettes and arancini looked like they weren't restaurant made. We sat outside (back) but it really...More

Thank nicole4444471
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Friendly engaging staff and really tasty mexican-inspired food. None of the overtly kitschy Cactus Jacks atmosphere at this place. A large group of people dined on the grand banquet with no disappointment at all. The ten or so dishes came out at regular intervals, and...More

Thank Adamant_About_Travel
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25 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9399 9292
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