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El Diablo

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
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1429 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4251
11:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous taco joint. We got a burrito and an assortment of tacos. Our favorite was the Mahi Mahi with gorgonzola. We will be back when we visit Missoula again.

Thank Kelsi H
Three Forks, Montana
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The food was absolutely delicious. I had never had Gorgonzola cheese and cabbage in a taco before. My daughter really enjoyed her burrito and chips and guacamole. The service was fast and friendly.

Thank djgoranson
Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious!! Very nice and quick. Not a lot of food places in that area and stumbled upon this place. If you're an outsider, think Chipotle or Qdoba but more quaint (relating it for context only)

Thank symiranda
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

El Diablo is a real treasure. The food is prepared fresh as you watch and the choices are impressive. The serving sizes are generous and the quality is amazing. We go out of our way to get to El Diablo!

Thank MTphotog
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

As if the overcooked and dried out fish wasn't bad enough, my food had no taste. I don't know how that's possible with the list of advertised ingredients - spicy marinate, 2 salsas and the cilantro sauce. All together added up to overcooked and tasteless food.

Bozeman, Montana
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177 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were in the mood for something spicy and discovered El Diablo. Very reasonable prices for a big portion (at least the burrito was big). They also served tacos. My veggie burrito had guac which was delish! It was stuffed full of veggies, beans, and a yummy sour cream-based sauce with cilantro. The medium salsa was just right, but if... More 

Thank Denise M
Missoula, Montana
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I am a self proclaimed taco addict, but also a vegetarian and El Diablo caters to both those needs. Quick, delicious and friendly this is by far the best taco place I've experienced in missoula. Tip: Get the cilantro lime sauce on your tacos Vegetarian tip: they can make veggie tacos or bean tacos- both are amazing. Enjoy!

Thank christiemb
Kalispell, Montana
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The staff was wonderful, the ingredients were fresh, but for some reason when they put it all together it just didn't pan out. I was really hoping that a local restaurant could possibly outdo the Mexican chain restaurants however I guess I will resort back to them. The tacos were good just stay away from the chicken. .... carne asada... More 

Thank djlovejones
Missoula, Montana
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is a great spot for a quick meal that is not fast food. The servings are big, so it is easy to share a loaded burrito. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We also like that they offer coupons now and then and that reminds us to go across town for some yummy Mexican food. Dwain and Judy... More 

Thank Judyhwright
Caracas, Venezuela
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Small and nice Mexican restaurant option. Recommended Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Taco "Carne Asada", that are better than Chicken or Pork Tacos.

Thank lvenegasp

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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
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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: 1429 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4251
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula

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