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Dorado Tacos & Cemitas

401 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2903
+1 617-566-2100
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (12 reviews)
“elote” (2 reviews)
“corns” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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LOCATION
401 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2903
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 8 February 2017

This restaurant delivers food to my office building via the Peach Labs service. I ordered a chicken quesadilla. It arrived quite cold and there was very little meat in it. The flavor was good. The salsa and guacamole spread were good.

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Dorado Tacos has very tasty tacos, quesadillas, and cemitas, as well as Jaritos (Mexican sodas sweetened with cane sugar, rather than corn syrup - yes! it makes for a better soda). Comfortable seating, nice staff. They recently opened one in New York City and (for...More

Thank TeeCee_NYC
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Dorados is my go-to taco place near my apartment! They have a wide variety of choices, and I have yet to try one I haven't liked. If you enjoy fish tacos, I suggest trying Dorados on a Wednesday. Fish tacos are $2 each after 3pm...More

Thank jgblauvelt
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Hey there! It's fantastic that you've made us your go-to spot for tacos. We love tacos, too and work really hard at making them tasty as possible. Thanks for compliments and great suggestions. 'Til next time, Dorado Tacos - Brookline

Reviewed 26 July 2016

what a cute little place, healthy food, great tacos, amazing elote. Sangria was fresh, and satisfying. Nice to score an outdoor spot on the sidewalk. We will be backMore

Thank MonicaSnat
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Monica, we're delighted to hear that you like our comfy little place, and the tacos we love to make! It's great that you found us, had some good food and some sangria to top it off. Thanks so much for sharing your first experience. 'Til...More

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Delicious tuna tacos. The tuna was cooked perfectly. Fabulous sangria. Beans and rice were delicious. Amazing corn on the cob with cheese and spices (elote?). Great service. Great prices. Decent portions. I had 2 tacos, beans and rice, corn and sangria and thought that it...More

Thank Gary K
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Hey there, Gary! We're so glad that the tuna tacos hit the spot! It's our number one goal to make great tasting and authentic food. We hope you'll spread the word and come visit us again soon. Thanks so much, Dorado Tacos - Brookline

Reviewed 8 May 2016

this is one of our favorite take aways... the fish tacos are super yummy; the platter is generous and appetizing.

Thank Alex J
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2016

Thanks for making Dorado Tacos a staple in your takeout rotation, Alex! It's great to hear that you've enjoyed the fish tacos -- they're definitely a fan favorite around here. Hope to see you in for another meal soon! Regards, The Dorado Team

Reviewed 25 December 2015

Been to Dorado on several occasions. The portions are very small so it is recommended that one orders 3 or 4 tacos. Each taco is prices roughly at around $4 so it is nice to try a few different tacos. The place is small and...More

Thank FancyHotelier
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

I'm so happy you've found consistency in our tacos, especially since you've decided to try a wide variety of our offerings! Thank you for the kind words -- I hope we get to welcome you by again soon! Regards, Michael

Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Loved their tacos and how you can try different ones (2 or 3 is a good dinner). The salsa and guac are awesome too! No fuss place with friendly staff

1  Thank enginerd
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2015

Love it! I think you're right that 2 - 3 tacos make up a pretty good portion for dinner. Thanks a ton for reaching out, and I hope we get to see you again soon! Regards, Michael

Reviewed 9 April 2015

I've only been to Dorado once so far, but I'll definitely be going back. The chorizo and fish taco I had were delicious, as were the chips and guac. Definitely give this place a shot. Side note: They've got beer

Thank Michael R
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2015

Thank you so much for this review, Michael! So glad you loved our chorizo and fish taco (not to mention our chips and guac!). We're really looking forward to cooking for you again in the future. Side note: You're awesome. Regards, Michael

Reviewed 29 March 2015

I heard about this place through my fiancee and decided to take a walk there through Allston before ending up in Brookline, it was worth the trip. My first impression of the food was how small the taco's were (these can't be it... can they?),...More

2  Thank Tim J
doradotacos, Owner at Dorado Tacos & Cemitas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2015

What an awesome recommendation! It's great to hear you were pleasantly surprised by the amount of fish in each of the tacos, and that the cemita became the star of the show. Thanks for the shout-out, and we're looking forward to having you guys back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-566-2100
  • E-mail
Description
Specializing in Baja California-style fish tacos, real quesadillas, and authentic cemitas, Dorado Tacos features an innovative approach to Mexican street food. Dorado Tacos prepares all its own salsas, dressings, gluten-free marinades, and meat rubs with fresh, seasonal produce and traditional herbs and spices.
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