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El Taco Real

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
+1 219-932-8333
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We waited for awhile in the bar area, but could see many open spots unoccupied in dining area. Once we got seated, dinner came pretty quickly, but one dinner was incorrectly made. The whole table was done eating before my dad got his dinner. They did not offer to discount meal or do anything to compensate for their error.

Thank Kelly W
Hammond, Indiana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place has been around for years for good reason.....the food and drinks are great. It's quite busy on the weekends but worth the wait. Love the burritos and margaritas. They are priced right for this area.

Thank steelersbabe
Greenwood, Indiana
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had the posole soup and oh my it was delicious and I had gotten the "meal" portion and it had 2 large pieces of pork that were nicely cooked. The hominy sand flavorful broth along with the sides took me right back to Acapulco Mexico earlier this year where I had posole for the first time thanks to Maria! She... More 

Thank Chip M
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Food was fair. Server Carmen ore interested in socializing then service. When I got my c.c. bill two weeks later I was over charged $110. All I got from Ray the owner was "we made things right". In other words, I got the money back they stole. No explanation, apologies, or comps. Never again. Too much competition to accept being... More 

Thank michael y
Hammond, Indiana
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Never had a bad meal a this place. Authentic food and good atmosphere. Sometimes there is a bi of wait, bu it's worth it.

Thank lg7438
Hammond, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been going here for years and it is a great place to eat. The staff are wonderful and atmosphere is good. It is a great place to meet up with family or friends.

Thank Hiking50
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Get a great meal every time with fantastic service!! Make sure and grab a pitcher of Margaritas and appetizers to start off your experience.

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108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Friends wanted to take me to their authentic restaurant. Wow! From one who lives in the Southwest and knows authentic, this is a truly authentic restaurant. Wide variety in selection of food. Tasty and most generous portions. Can order dinner or a la carte. Very professional, attentive, and polite staff. I would frequent this place if I lived in the... More 

Thank trishdf
Hammond, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the few restaurants in area with Bohemia Beer. El Taco Real QFs and Fajitas are the best in the area, not by a little. This is an area filled with good to better than good food. Service is excellent by very professional and experienced staff that treats customers first. The ambience is great with colorful Mexican images. I... More 

Thank wjambr
Tampa FL
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277 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Since it's always my first stop when back 'home', I decided to try something new this time. So, I tried the Costillas as it was the Thursday Special. It was short Ribs in a green tomatillo sauce that had been simmered all day and just fell off the bone. Amazing!! Now, I'll time my visits around Thursdays just to sample... More 

Thank TampaFLRuthy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 219-932-8333

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