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El Gordo Loco

#197 of 3,022 Restaurants in Munich
$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 21268355
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (26 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with a bigger company. The party was pretty demanding, so based on the service we got, I can recommend the place without any hesitation! Good food at a reasonable prize. Extremely helpful staff. Their burgers and tamales are the things to try out....More

Thank singhnima
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a mexican/latino restaurant for dinner and we found El Gordo Loco, it’s situated very close to old city, near Isartor. It’s really cozy place, makes you feel like you’re actually in a local bar of a latino country. We had mojitos,...More

Thank Çağrı K
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I was really impressed with this restaurant! The food was delicious and the service was quick and the staff members were friendly. The portions are huge so unless you’re sharing or have a big appetite I would say to stick to one dish each! You...More

Thank Mala K
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I havent eaten anythig better in Munich..its just amazing. The waiter is also very kind....5 stars from me for this

Thank Amir S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first time in Munich and was tired of German food and tried something else for a change of pace. The food was great and hospitality was the one of the best I've seen thus far in Europe. I had the calemares and...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Saturday lunch. The food was very fresh and tasty - our group ordered the carne quesadillas, vegetarian tacos and fajita pollo - the fajita dish could have been shared! The margaritas were very good and packed a mighty punch! Overall, very simple decor but the...More

Thank 95prony
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went on Saturday evening without a reservation. It is a well visited small place and you better reserve. We were lucky to find some space in the bar. The food is so very tasty. Excellent service. To be repeated.

Thank TryNReview
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Turkey steak floating in watery gravy, fajita sides going brown (when we complained the waitress said it was freshly made), over salted meat. I'm not sure how this restaurant has got the ratings it has, but it's certainly not because of the food. Munich has...More

1  Thank EatItaly
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The food was good. Best I've had so far in Munich. Ordered the chips and salsa for an appetizer. The chips were good. Not out of the bag like others I've been to. Was disappointed that there wasn't any salsa. Guacamole, sour cream and diced...More

Thank Welttiger
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lively atmosphere, friendly staff, gracious owner, and the best Mexican food (especially the guacamole) we've found in Munich yet. Bright, fresh, generous entrees and an extensive drink menu. Be advised: CASH ONLY

Thank Nancy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariannenstr. 3, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 21268355
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