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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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18766 John J Williams Hwy, Unit 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-4417
+1 302-645-1596
11:00 - 21:00
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Arlington, Virginia, USA
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 1st visit. It's on Rt. 24 just off DE Rt.1--go beyond the McDonald's entrance to get there. It's a very laid back, lit up, clean place with an extremely friendly staff. I had 2 tacos and the optional beans and rice. They have a salsa bar so you can load your tacos or burritos or whatever with different veggies... More 

Thank Neal P
Danville, Pennsylvania
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234 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The guy behind the counter, who I'm assuming was the owner, was extremely friendly and informative. The food was OK. I was a little disappointed by the small size of the burrito for the price and most of the taste was the cabbage inside.

Thank ILiveOutofaSuitcase
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Not your cheese based Mexican Joint with bucket sized margaritas. This is the real deal, family friendly! The sauce bar is the best. Eat here people!

Thank T.j. B
Wilmington, Delaware
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We really liked the fish tacos and the shrimp tacos. We ordered the grilled rather than battered and it was tasty. Tortilla is corn and not great. Lots of choices on salsa bar. Hole in the wall place that we will go back to.

Thank cruztravelr19808
Kunkletown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Ordered a tofu veggie burrito. It was pretty good. Simple but fresh and tasty. They also have a fresh salsa bar and sodas made in Mexico. The decor was very cute and the food arrived quickly. Not crazy busy or noisy.

Thank Melissa F
Lewes, Delaware
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137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wow, I was really surprised to see the special of the day was soft crab burrito. I love soft shell crabs, but never have been offered it in a burrito and of course, I opted for it. I was not disappointed as there was actually some crab meat in that soft shell! The platter came with rice and beans on... More 

Thank Joyce M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

I was really hoping to love this place but it just missed the mark for me. The owner was super friendly and the food came out quickly but just wasn't that good. My husband and I had the burritos but they just weren't that tasty.

Thank PhillyMade
Dover, Delaware
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

These fish tacos are amazing. Everything there is very fresh and delicious, but the fish tacos will keep you coming back. They do get very busy at peak hours, but the wait is never too long.

Thank secondworldwar
Hempstead, New York
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were greeted as we entered by the gentleman at the service counter, because it is not a big place. He was friendly, helpful, and informative about his menu (I think he might have had an ownership role.) The food was very good; not oily, not greasy, and not sloppy, but presented in a fun and appealing way. You know... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I love the food here. Nothing fancy. Just cooked to order burritos, tacos, quesadillas, etc. The tres leches cake may be the best in the area. I just wish they would spruce the place up. I felt bad because I asked one of the staff to wipe off our table for us only to realize the table wasn't dirty; it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18766 John J Williams Hwy, Unit 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-1596

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