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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

112 E Vance St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2235
+1 919-557-0287
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
24 May 2017
“Quick to bring anything you need”
1 Dec 2016
“Improving ”
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112 E Vance St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2235
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Has an authentic feel to it. Very nice folk. Very good service. They have 5 locations so that tells you something!

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We went here as a party of 10 on the night of the Fuquay tree lighting. We were able to be seated right away. It took awhile for them to bring our drinks and chips, but we really enjoyed the salsa. Once it finally came...More

1  Thank Mountian5
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here while in town with work. Last time I was in the area this place was much more crowded. Service was nice and somewhat attentive. Salsa was quite plain. Chicken dish was good and filling. The place is a bit run down and...More

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Reviewed 26 October 2015

El Dorado is a local chain and also has about the same menu as any other Mexican Restaurant from name of dishes to ordre number on the menu. Not bad not great , food is out fast but ingridigents seem fresh.

Thank countgrog
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Not sure what has happened to the old Fuquay favorite ! My daughter and I visited for dinner and ordered our "usual", combination dinner with a shrimp & a spinach quesadilla. When the meals came, on plate had the shrimp but not the spinach. The...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Stopped in for lunch with two co-workers at 12:15. Seated promptly and had placed our order within 5 minutes, food on the table within 15 minutes of walking in. Food was good and portions adequate, but not huge. Ambiance is a bit worn as this...More

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Reviewed 23 March 2014

This is one of two locations that I enjoy and this is the only place I eat Mexican in the area after I have tried a few. This location is kinda worn down and probably could become more welcoming with a remodel however it isn't...More

Thank hjpoole
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This family operated restaurant has been in business in Fuquay-Varina since 1990. We have eaten here many times since then and have never been disappointed in our choices. We have tried beef tip burritos, Chile Rellenos, tostaguacs, tacos, etc. and never once had a complaint....More

2  Thank mefohiker
Reviewed 14 July 2013

El Dorado has been around for awhile we're told; restaurant condition would seem to bear that out. Their plates are plentiful enough and more or less average Mexican fare. I liked the faint smoke taste and back bite of their salsa; my husband did not;...More

1  Thank MontyJack
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I used to eat here regularly when I lived in Fuquay. At the time, it was the only Mexican restaurant in town so I put up with the terrible service. I went back recently on a trip to North Carolina and was shocked that the...More

Thank Jonathan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:45 AM - 9:30 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Vance St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2235
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone Number: +1 919-557-0287
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