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2280 Monument Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
+1 925-827-0976
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08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been eating here for probably 10yrs+. Burritos, tacos, soups, all great. Just had Chile relleno plate and a pork/cheese pupusa....Muy bueno!

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Thank Debra m
Concord, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great local Mexican restaurant that has been in business at the same location for at least thirty five years..simple fare counter ordering.. good value

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Thank magsiesie
Walnut Creek, California
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I stop here when I want to pick up a burrito. They are generous and the price is right!! I usually just take out. One burrito is enough. Very good!

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Thank FredN47
Frenchburg, Kentucky
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I am in love with their cinnamon chips. They are AMAZING! The burritos are a foot long and have wonderful taste! The pupusas they make on the weekends are some of the best I have ever had. Definitely worth a stop if you are in the area.

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Thank Tamilyn I
Concord, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Fast, friendly service, the food is excellent! We eat here as often as possible - simply the best burritos in Concord!

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Thank SunshineHawkins
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Been going here for 25 years. I now live in Montana, but come back to El Faro whenever I'm in town! Their super quesidillas are AMAZING! They steam them and they are so good!!!- very nice people who work thete too!

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Thank kim_vierra
Antioch, California
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

I have ate at El Faro over a 100 times I am sure. I am retired now, but when I was driving truck I use to stop for lunch. On Friday they have a super shrimp burrito. I mostly have the super pork burrito with there salsa and hot sauce and chips. They come free with the burrito Any of... More 

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Thank AllyLilly
San Francisco, California
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248 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

At first, I thought it tasted pretty good, but my burrito was so wet and just pouring out liquid, it got kind of gross. Everything for the taco seamed to be straight from the can, and the chips were pretty stale.. It gets 2 stars because the people were nice, and at first it wasn't that bad.

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Thank amylfed
Concord, Ca
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

I now live on the other side of Concord, but always crave a Monument Burritto, and a Taco Salad. Oversized tortillas, plenty of wet slimy guac and sour cream, and consistent quality and taste of the rice and beans, make this fast food option a once a month meal for Our family. The pico de gallo salsa is good. Their... More 

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Thank Matthew Z
Concord, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

I ordered ahead of time and picked up my order. Everything was waiting for me and I was able to avoid the line. The food was priced well and delicioso. If you like pupusas this is your place.

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Thank 34theroad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2280 Monument Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 925-827-0976

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