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“Spanish/Mexican Flair”
Review of The Matador

The Matador
Ranked #5 of 764 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours
Description: Matador Restaurants offer fresh Tex-Mex cuisine & premium tequilas in an inviting, social atmosphere — visit us in Seattle, Tacoma, Redmond, Portland, & Boise.
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food from bar snacks to entrees is always interesting and inventive. Need to have a spice tolerence, to really enjoy. Their hubbard squash quesida is one of my all time favorites.

Thank Lee M
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Robin C, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi Lee,

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We take a lot of pride in our scratch kitchen, so it makes me really happy that you enjoy the food we put out!
Come back in for happy hour which is everyday from 4PM-6PM and 10PM-1AM where many of our house favorites can be found at a discount.
Looking forward to your next trip in!

Cheers!

Robin Cassidy
General Manager
Tacoma Matador

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food here was very good, probably the best Mexican food we have had in a long time. The atmosphere was great, we sat inside but the windows which were quite big were open. The service was great the prices were reasonable.

Thank Sheryl B
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Robin C, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Sheryl,

Thank you so much for the great review!
Hope to have you back again soon!

Best,

Robin Cassidy
General Manger
Tacoma Matador

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

They have a happy hour food menu that is pretty good but no happy hour drinks. Restaurant space is limited inside and out. The tacos are tasty but small. I personally would have liked them better without so much sauce.

Thank Lalonda H
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Robin C, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Lalonda,

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! While I do apologize we do not offer happy hour drinks, our featured margaritas are always doubles, so I do hope that you think you still get your money's worth!
Hope you make it in again soon!

Cheers!

Robin Cassidy
General Manager
Tacoma Matador

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

What a great dinner! I had the blackberry jalapeño margarita and several tacos....so awesome. Our server Jessica was so awesome and our food came very fast. Aside from how noisy this place is I really enjoyed it.

Thank Jessica M
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Robin C, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Jessica,

Thank you for the great review! I am so happy that you enjoyed your margarita and tacos! Jessica is a wonderful part of our team and we are very lucky to have her as part of our Matador family!
Looking forward to your next trip in!

Cheers!

Robin Cassidy
General Manger
Tacoma Matador

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great Mexican food, excellent service, good atmosphere and very good value for money. The service was very quick for a busy Friday night and the nachos and Carnitas were excellent, lots of flavor and cooked perfect.

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Thank Darren M
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Robin C, General Manager at The Matador, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Darren!

Thank you so much for the wonderful review!

Cheers!

Robin Cassidy
General Manager
Tacoma Matador

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