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El Borracho

) #146 of 3,255 Restaurants in Seattle £ Mexican, , Latin
1521 1st Ave, Between Pike and Pine Streets, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
+1 206-538-0440
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (25 reviews)
“burrito” (20 reviews)
“street tacos” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
1521 1st Ave, Between Pike and Pine Streets, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place for lunch . Fabulous chips with guacamole. We tried the tacos . Good but not outstanding . They seemed to be a bit short on flavour . Price and service were good . Nice location just next to the market .

Thank rdmiller_pcj
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We saw the rating on TripAdvisor and decided to try it. The chips and guacamole were average. The tacos were pretty good mainly because the were on corn tortillas. The servers were really friendly and the experience was good. Ok for lunch, not worth walking...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Hey, we were in Seattle for a long weekend, and it was Cinqo de Mayo so we had to get a margarita or three or ... more. They have lots of them, and all of the ones we tried were good. Also, we couldn't get...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Really good food awesome staff. The burrito here was amazing. Great people at the bar. Good selection of hot sauce. Good prices.

Thank josephcorbin911111
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

TO. DIE. FOR...!!!!! Best street tacos in Seatown. You've got to try the duck. I was skeptical but ordered them on a friends recommendation. One word: AWESOME..!!!

Thank shanewa2016
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Few problems to begin with, we we seated at bar then told to move as we didn't have id to sit there and order drinks, once we were moved we ordered beef burrito which was stone cold !!! Got the attention of the server to...More

Thank windy1875
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The waitress we had was super nice and helpful. I wasn't terribly in the mood for Mexican but all the food was super yummy and they have a great location. The options didn't seem terribly creative but that's not always needed.

Thank Layla W
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

After a long day of travel, we walked here from the hotel. This place seriously hit the spot ! The horchata was a must get. Vegan portion of the menu!

Thank Mia L
Reviewed 12 March 2017

No ground beef in other words. Many kinds of tacos -- duck, lamb, rabbit, fish, vegetable, vegetarian, vegan. Served open faced on soft corn tortillas. Good selection of both with and without alcohol.

Thank bssellin936
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My friends and I were in Seattle over the weekend. One is vegetarian, one is currently on an elimination diet that has her mostly eating vegan and I have food allergies that make dining out a real joy. This restaurant had something for all of...More

Thank Heather G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 1st Ave, Between Pike and Pine Streets, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-538-0440
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