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El Matador

2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
+1 801-393-3151
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Spanish
££ - £££
2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went here with some relatives during a visit to Ogden. We were greeted by an overbearing waitress who just talked too much. Despite my best efforts to get her to concentrate on taking our order she continued to tell us what we should order and...More

Thank ultrapilot
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We have been enjoying this place for years. The food is excellent. The prices are reasonable. And the staff is friendly and helpful

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Anytime i'm in town or was living in the Ogden area i always made time to eat there, food is always good, great atmosphere...

Thank rickracko
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went there this evening for dinner... sat there for 20 min with no service people that came in after us got served and got their chips and dip and we got nothing brought to us we call the waiter over and told him we been...More

Thank Jo-Ann K
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

From a Hispanic point of view do not attend this restaurant. Poor quality taste. Worst Mexican restaurant ever and that's hard to beat.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I usually go to El Matador every month or so. We went this evening and once we were seated it took 14 minutes to have our order taken. There were two guys cleaning up the table behind our rable and a girl...More

Thank BYUcougars1
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This may not be the #1 rated Mexican eatery in town, but don't tell all the customers! This place was overwhelmed for a Wednesday night! The owner is not Mexican, but Armenian. First, the service was excellent. The chips came and filled a good-sized bowl....More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I can't tell you how many time i have eaten at El Matador but it is a lot. Since as long as I can remember, I have enjoyed eating here. It is almost a staple for me and my family. It is comfort food. I...More

Thank BYUcougars1
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Chips are from Walmart, salsa is Pace Picante from the jug, taco shells are out of the box also. The beans were crusty, the rice was crunchy. Service was slow and there were 3 birthdays where the staff encouraged everyone to sing to these people...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Service was pretty good considering they were pretty busy. I ordered tacos and a tamale. The shells for the tacos were of the Ortega taco shell variety. I expected better. The tacos at Rancherito's are much better and the shells are deep fried. The tamale...More

Thank Curtis B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Ogden
  • Phone Number: +1 801-393-3151
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