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The Matador

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Mexican, Bar, Southwestern
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7824 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052
+1 425-883-2855
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Findlay, Ohio
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300 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped by here with co-workers on a business trip to the Redmond area. We got there at 5:15 on a Friday night. Normally, even on a Friday from our home area, we wouldn't expect any wait for a table for 4. Friday night at the Matador was packed at 5:15. We had to wait 20 minutes for a table and... More 

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Thank Stargazerm31
Redmond, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Servings are BIG. We had another meal with our leftovers. The shrimp fajita is tasty and HUGE.many appetizers but abit expensive

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Thank judy f
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We first tried this location last winter and specifically sought it out again on a leisure trip to the area. We chose an early dinner this time and were successful at beating the crowds. We had looked at an online menu before arriving and had a pretty good idea about our order - unfortunately the seasonal menu wasn't totally up... More 

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Thank TLAgetaway
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Huge portions. Great atmosphere. Everything we had was good. We loved the Brussel sprouts, the nachos, and the taco salads.

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Thank Ron E
Dublin, Ireland
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great place to meet friends for a drink and some good food. The mexican fare is mild, but good. There is a great tequila flight.

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Thank Bryan A
Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The salad was drenched in dressing, the carnitas with rice and black beans lacked spice, and the key lime pie was ok. Great for drinks and bar food but would not recommend for dinner.

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Thank StellaS364
Seattle
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The service is always consistent, quick and friendly. The chips are delicious and the daily specials are always interesting and fresh. The Baja Tacos were amazing. They have drink specials and promotions throughout the month so make sure to review their specials. It's ALWAYS busy and they do not take reservations. During the warmer months they have an outdoor deck,... More 

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Thank ShannyLaughs
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My brother and I go to the Redmond location for drinks sometimes. This time we went during happy hour but found they only have happy hour on food, not drinks. I paid $8 for a glass of wine and it was a huge pour! So good value for money there. We also ordered some $5 nachos which I have to... More 

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OpperMelang2015, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this review

Charlotte, I would like to apologize for your recent dining experience with us. If you could e-mail me at jesse@matadorrestaurants.com, I would like to hear more and invite you back for a meal on me. Thank you, Jesse Duncan General Manager More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great place for not so ordinary Mexican food, and just as great of an atmosphere. Great places for singles, or couples to mingle with friends or just have a date night. I love getting a different drink every time I come here, because they are all so good. Can be a very popular place, just remember they don't take reservations!

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OpperMelang2015, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this review

Rebecca, Thanks for the kind words, we always appreciate a great review! Jesse Duncan General Manager More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went to the Matador for a group dinner/gathering. Great service, very attentive. Wide selection of food and drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7824 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA 98052
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
  • Phone Number: +1 425-883-2855
Description
The Matador serves fresh Tex-Mex cuisine and premium tequilas in an inviting, social atmosphere with amber lighting and unique, hacienda-inspired decor.

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