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El Loco

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64 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9240 3000
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10:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

El Loco is a great place if you are drunk, 20 or if you have never eaten Mexican food before. It's a weird mix of sports bar and hacienda. My partner and I each had tacos - the fish taco was good, chicken ok but the pork was terrible - it had a weird salsa made of tough pineapple core... More 

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Thank Emily G
Hamburg, Germany
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95 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Mexican ambient and setting. Good staff but the food was average. The Tacos (meat) were cold and didn't surprise by flavours. Mexican is a quite good cuisine but if it is not done properly - Unfortunately we have to give that bad rating - further the servings come all on little disposable scales and bowl - doesn't look. I've... More 

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Thank Ole S
Sydney, Australia
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159 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is pretty good, nice outdoor seating on street. Beers ok.. Need a few more craft beers. Price is good.

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Thank thetravelbuddha
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment.. I've not been to a place in such a long time which has had such slow service. There was a long line to order food and only one person taking orders at the register. He was incredibly slow and kept leaving the register. When I finally made it to order, he was interrupted by a waitress. Stopped... More 

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Thank wanderlust287
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to el loco last night for my nephews 18th birthday....group of 10 of us, so not an excessively large group...at first it was fine...the chips with chipotle sauce were the highlight of the night....we all ordered our food, and several meals came out...could do with a bit more flavour...I had a chicken and a beef taco, and neither... More 

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Thank kirralloyd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A place I must go whenever I am in Sydney! Loves the ambience and especially the chilli sauce, super duper spicy and I strongly recommend for all lovers of spicy stuffs. They go with everything especially the burgers. Super yummy!

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Thank 885eileenl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our Mexican feast. Had some amazing tacos and crispy chicken. Def need to check this place out. Really cool spot.

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Thank Shaun T
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had dinner here on a Wednesday night and it was very busy. The staff are young and friendly and the restaurant is very relaxed. Lots of shared high tables. The food was good. We had fish tacos, chicken salad and corn chips with guacamole and a tomato salsa. The nachos on the table next to us looked great as well.... More 

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Thank chelsea69
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I love taco! and sometime go there to eat tacos with couple of beers! Cool atmosphere and good price! I always want to bring my friends! They open until late night!

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Thank Tomjelly
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Fun vibe spot if you eat outside at the patio. Not a huge variety of Mexican food but enjoyed eating here. Portion size seemed small, but I'd come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9240 3000
Description
A local cantina where authentic recipes are free to mingle with delisiosos fresh ingredients. Absolutely sensasionales margaritas, incredible tequilas and the most apetitosos tacos in the universe will send you completely loco. Kick back and celebrate with your amigos and hombres in our autentica Mexican cantina.

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

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Surry Hills
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