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El Matador

2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
+1 801-393-3151
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went there this evening for dinner... sat there for 20 min with no service people that came in after us got served and got their chips and dip and we got nothing brought to us we call the waiter over and told him we been...More

Thank Jo-Ann K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

From a Hispanic point of view do not attend this restaurant. Poor quality taste. Worst Mexican restaurant ever and that's hard to beat.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I usually go to El Matador every month or so. We went this evening and once we were seated it took 14 minutes to have our order taken. There were two guys cleaning up the table behind our rable and a girl...More

Thank BYUcougars1
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This may not be the #1 rated Mexican eatery in town, but don't tell all the customers! This place was overwhelmed for a Wednesday night! The owner is not Mexican, but Armenian. First, the service was excellent. The chips came and filled a good-sized bowl....More

Thank Larry P
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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