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El Asador

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Calle 5 # 106 | Col. Los Pinos, Tampico 89139, Mexico
08:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

2nd time here. Servicio excellent. Comida muy Rico. As long as I continue to come here I will make it my final meal in Mexico each trip. It's that good.

Thank David L
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good taste food, good price, excellent service, natural fruit and juices, fresh bread and coffe for breakfast!

Thank Huaxtecapam
Farmington, Connecticut
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner with a focus on beef items. Ordered the bone in Tomahawk at about a kilo. Served on a slab of salt. Really can serve 2 people. Excellent flavor. This restaurant is really only for beef eaters. However they do have a good salmon fillet. Excellent guacamole and queso fundido type appetizers. Limited wine but several good... More 

Thank chrishardiman
Tampico, Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

They offer different locations around town. They have high quality steak and reasonable prices. The place has hunting decorations and the service is very good. Their menu also has some options for the one who dont feel like eating meat

Thank ameg93
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Clean restaurant with delicious food. You can find the most authentic Mexican food with a reasonable price. The décor of the restaurant is unique, friendly, and you feel like you're in an hacienda. Not to mention that the staff is super friendly. My grandma can't take the stairs and she needed to go to the bathroom which is on the... More 

Thank Karla D
Puebla, Mexico
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Good restaurant for different types of meat, and regional dishes. Try their homemade tortillas. Good restaurant for families.

Thank Sofia M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place to have breakfast, clean and good service. The food is good too. I personally didn't like the decoration, looking at dead animals while eating is not my thing, but overall it was a good experience.

Thank Angélica R
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266 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

In a city where crappy restaurant experiences abound, El Asador is one of the very few places that actually seems to take itself and its customers seriously. From delicious entrées and main courses, to a nice choice of drinks, there is something to be found here for everyone. While being a steak lover certainly helps, there are also alternatives for... More 

Thank ReyVas
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134 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

One late afternoon in Tampico, I was looking for a nice steak... I found it at El Asador... great souces!!!

Thank Sergio G
Mannheim, Germany
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

For me, the best restaurant to enjoy great quality meat! Amazing Interior (Stuffed Animals). Authentic and special kitchen. Worth a visit! (I'd call it a must in Tampico)

Thank netacajeta

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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
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 # 106 | Col. Los Pinos, Tampico 89139, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico
  • Phone Number: 528332103125

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