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El Cazador

1540 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210-2225
+1 205-951-1205
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
1540 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210-2225
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

My wife and I were looking for lunch at a restaurant wasn't a cookbook franchise. We found it here. The restaurant is homely, relaxed, family-friendly, very good Mexican food, and prices are low. We saw several families and everyone seemed to be enjoying the food....More

Thank rwellstoo
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Our family and friends have been eating at El Cazador for many years. We have had consistently good experience with the food and service. I had the combination dinner with 1 each taco, enchilada and chalupa. My husband enjoyed his shrimp tacos but said the...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 30 September 2017

After being a regular here for 12 years, no one has ever greeted me in a friendly way, not once. no hello, no welcome, come in. Nothing. We eat there as a neighborhood only because it is convenient. The service is slow and surly. The...More

Thank evinrude212
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican food! I love their cheese dip and Mexican salad. Great services and margaritas. Very small bathroom stalls

1  Thank pisces63
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A large group of my family went to El Cazdor. We luckily got our table on the early side, because this is a popular place. I was impressed that they offered a veggie fajita plate, which I had not seen elsewhere. My niece and I...More

Thank PrednisonePrincess
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have eaten at this place many times over the past few years. Food and service are consistently great. Over the past months, I have tried to eat here at least twice a month. I live about 100 miles away, but come here to see...More

1  Thank dantemike1
Reviewed 23 March 2017

El Caz has the best cheese dip in Birmingham, hands down! Food is always very good and quick to get to your table.

Thank Lynnard9
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Most people I tell me they like this Mexican place. A few of us refer to it as "EL MILOs" as remembrance of former tenant now just next door or one location down. If you speak to the servers and other workers they are very...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Horrible Chiles Relenos. Combo platter is so-so. Always very busy. Cannot under the popularity of this place - must be Happy Hour prices for margaritas.

Thank Avery S
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

El Cazador is a neighborhood gem! Fresh, thin, hot chips served with the best salsa and queso I've had in Birmingham. The margaritas are perfect and the come in all sizes... Pitchers and a large one enough to share! I always order chile Rellenos to...More

Thank Chickelbuck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-951-1205
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