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El Dorado

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
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5134 S 24th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2711
+1 402-734-4947
10:30 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Has a variety of Mexican dishes with a strong emphasis on shrimp, I love the mixed seafood cocktails

Thank OmahaTraveler2014
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

But they delivery and they do so to most any area of town which is probably the only time I eat there.

Thank Cynthia C
eldoradoomaha, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Cynthia, we are grateful for your feedback regarding your experience with El Dorado. However, we are saddened we did not meet and exceed your expectations regarding our food quality. I hope to discuss this with you further. Please call me at 402-734-4947. Thank you, Ignacio Ayala (Owner) More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here for ten years. Little has changed. Some of the staff are new some are still there. This is located in little Mexico so expect the timing to reflect that. The servers are busy cleaning and taking care of people but this isn't LaMesa okay. Some of the menu's are in English and some of the... More 

Thank nursejackieoh
eldoradoomaha, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Jackie, thank you so much for coming in and enjoying El Dorado! We appreciate your business and can’t wait to see you next time! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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847 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Stopped by here to try the breakfast menu and all was good. Interior is very colorful and pleasant and wait staff is great.

Thank rduinc
Ignacio A, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words rduinc! We appreciate your review and hope to see you back in the near future! Best, Ignacio More 

Level Contributor
266 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

A group of us had lunch in this charming Mexican restaurant on S. 24th St. Primarily seafood, most of the dishes featured shrimp and there are a few other entrées including red snapper. The beans were excellent as was the rice. But the large shrimp in a ranchero style sauce was the best. The atmosphere is a bit chaotic, with... More 

Thank Mjsomaha
Ignacio A, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and thoughts with us Mjsomaha! We greatly appreciate all your kind words and hope to see you again soon! Best, Ignacio More 

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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Went here with my family for dinner after visiting the Zoo. The price is definitely not cheap, but you get a lot of food for the cost. It is more like a bar scene so it was loud with mexican music and lots of drinking. The food is excellent though so the noise makes it worth it for us. I... More 

Thank mythreeboys2006
Ignacio A, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Mythreeboys2006, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your food and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Best, Ignacio (Owner) More 

Riverside, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

El Dorado was highly recommended to us by Necole at Pam's Grub & Pub in Grand Island NE. She said we would love the specialty item Parrillada Banco de Camarones. Believe me, she was completely right! This really is one of the best meals we've ever had in a restaurant. We are traveling, and what a delight it was to... More 

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Smiths Grove, Kentucky
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

As a frequent traveler in Central and South America I love Omaha's South 24 Street. The area has lots of Latino Restaurants and shops. It is a great place to practice your Spanish. I am working my way from South to North trying out the various restaurants. A college student working in a German Restaurant/Bakery on Leavenworth suggested I try... More 

Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

We walked in to this busy restaurant on a Sunday and were immediately offered a table (one of only two that were empty). Our server brought us menus right away and took our drink orders. The menu is fairly extensive but we already knew one of the items we would be ordering before we came in, cochinita pibil. After careful... More 

1 Thank Heather D
Ignacio A, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Heather. We’re so happy to hear you enjoyed your Cochinita Pibil and Mole Poblano con Pollo! We certainly encourage you to try some of the other dishes that caught your eye too. Thank you for visiting us, and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Best, Ignacio (Owner) More 

Lexington, NE
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2012

If you have never had the opportunity to eat in an authentic Mexican restaurant, there is a whole world of food and flavor that you are missing out on. I highly recommend El Dorado as the menu is huge, features fantastic seafood and has some of the best tortillas and fajitas that I have ever experienced in my life. So... More 

1 Thank travisp11
Ignacio A, Owner at El Dorado, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words! We’re so happy to hear you, your wife and friends enjoyed your meals with us. The steak fajitas were a great choice! We do our best to serve generous portions of our rich, flavorful dishes and are dedicated to providing responsive, high-quality service to our guests. Thank you for visiting us, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5134 S 24th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-734-4947
Here at El Dorado, we specialize in Mexican and seafood dishes. We like to say we take seafood south of the border! We'd love for you to visit us to satisfy all your Mexican and seafood cravings -- right here in Omaha, NE! We were founded with the concept of serving authentic Mexican plates, and after years of serving clients, we still hold true to that concept. El Dorado is a great place to enjoy a healthy and comfortable environment with your family and friends.

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