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El Matador

) #138 of 288 Restaurants in Ogden ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Spanish
2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
+1 801-393-3151
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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“chilli” (4 reviews)
“mexican food” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish
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2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
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Reviews (89)
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

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 17 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 12 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
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Excellent food..prices are reasonable. Never had a bad experience here. Family friendly. This place is usually busy so don't go when in a hurry.

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Order #11. 1 cheese enchilada, 1 chili rellano, rice and beans. also a house margarita blended with salt. One of 4 orders placed from our table. When we arrived 2 other couples came in at the same time as we did. We received chips and...More

1  Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We lived near here a few decades ago and wound up back in town. We decided to go to our old favorite El Matador! I've not had cheese in my salsa any place else! I was sad their blueberry sopapillas are no more...but the honey...More

Thank randomadventurer13
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Salsa recipe seems to have changed, and we couldn't get white queso. Portions are quite large, should really consider lunch sized ones for the middle of the day.

Thank kldj13
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Long day sight seeing wanted to try local mexican fare. Very hot in the building loud and dark. We went at 7:00 on a monday night. Had to wait 15minutes with a reservation. Orders were mixed up and given to the wrong people at the...More

Thank momof3usa
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

As always the food was delicious. The waitress assigned to our table was not available, so another waitress took care of us. She was very busy, with her own customers, but took the time to take care of us. We enjoy visiting this restaurant knowing...More

Thank Lester T
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We come here for sentimental reasons when we visit Utah because our mom worked here as a teenager. The chips need to be overhauled - something thinner, larger, and warmed up. Also, consider adding queso dip. Just cheese in the salsa isn't for everyone. The...More

Thank kldj13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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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