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Hamlin's El Toro

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3731 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee, OK 74401-4932
+1 918-687-9194
11:00 - 22:00
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Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst Mexican food ever!!! Over priced, no flavor, food was cold. Salsa is unrecognizable as salsa. Floor was filthy.

Thank Debbie M
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This place is really not worth the money at all. I was wanting some white sauce but even it wasn't worth the trip here. The is very much below par. We should have realized this by the reviews and the 1-3 cars in the parking lot.

Thank Lahoma S
HamlinsElToro, Public Relations Manager at Hamlin's El Toro, responded to this review

Very sorry that you felt this way Lahoma. We appreciate you coming in, and your feedback. Best regards. More 

Wagoner, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you like eating Tex-Mex food this is the place to be. With the best White Sauce and chips around, you could almost make a meal out of them alone. There are several entrees to choose from and a kiddies menu also. If Tex-Mex isn't your thing, but you were stuck low man on the totem poll, they even serve... More 

Thank Ladydirefog
HamlinsElToro, Public Relations Manager at Hamlin's El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback! We appreciate you and your business... and we really appreciate hearing from our customers. Hope to serve you again very soon! ~Sharon More 

Level Contributor
52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This use to be the best Mexican food in Muskogee. Now it is poorly made and prices are far too high. The services is also poor. The wait staff is unattentive to the customers. Many other Mexican restaurants in the area. I would go elsewhere

Thank oknhere
HamlinsElToro, Public Relations Manager at Hamlin's El Toro, responded to this review

Very sorry to hear that you had less than stellar service while visiting us at Hamlin's. Our customer experience is very important to us. Please contact us at hamlinseltoro@gmail.com and we will do everything we can to try to make it right. Best regards. More 

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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this place because we were driving by and it looked nice. That's the only good thing about this place. We were wanting Mexican and ended up paying $60 for a family of 5 with 3 being kids and no one finished their food. Save you money and go buy a Mexican TV dinner. Worst Mexican restaurant... More 

Thank Rod R
HamlinsElToro, Public Relations Manager at Hamlin's El Toro, responded to this review

We appreciate you and your family coming in Rod. Hamlin's has been around since 1958, and we have our own spin on Mexican food, which we call "Okie-Mex", and we understand that it can be a surprise to someone who is expecting a traditional mexican dish. Our food is prepared fresh each and every day, and we have many options... More 

Muskogee, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A family style Tex-mex restaurant. Chips and dips to die for. They have a unique white dip that is famous in these parts. We eat lunch there at least once a week and have for years. This restaurant has been here for over 50 years. Great hamburger, too.

1 Thank darrell900
HamlinsElToro, Public Relations Manager at Hamlin's El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you, Darrell! We sure do appreciate hearing from our customers, and especially ones that have been coming to see us for so long! And a double thanks to you for helping us to spread the word about our FABULOUS burgers! Come back and see us again real soon! More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The food is honestly just not good. Not to mention highly overpriced. However, the white dip is called crack dip in my home. It is SO GOOD. When I am passing through town, I get the red and white dip to go. I love it!

Thank rrenfro1
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Their big claim to fame is their red and white sauces. They're not salsas at all, just dipping sauces. That said, you'll find yourself craving them on occasion. If you're looking for Mexican food, this is not your place. It's more of a microwaved Tex-Mex kind've place, however, gold stars for their chef salads and tacos.

Thank billylance7
Muskogee, Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Absolutely great service and great food. Love the chips and dip! Nice environment and everyone was super friendly.

Thank Sharon_H74403
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I really didn't think you could mess up Mexican food until I ate here. They have some type of white Sauce that they give with chips that is on the sweet side? Very unusual. We had a large group of over 13 so it was a little confusing but really poor service. All the food came out at different times... More 

Thank Krista R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Mexican, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3731 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee, OK 74401-4932
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Muskogee
  • Phone Number: +1 918-687-9194

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