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El Burro

1875 S Bascom Ave Ste 570, Campbell, CA 95008-2389
+1 408-371-5800
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“shredded beef” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1875 S Bascom Ave Ste 570, Campbell, CA 95008-2389
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We had been eating at El Burro for years.... It is now permanently closed at the Pruneyard and we were sad to see it close. If they reopen in another location in the area, we will be there. Very good but not great food... with...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My sister in law had told this place would be closing next month and since we’d never eaten here we made a point to try it before its gone. I was pretty excited because so many people had said how great it is, my parents...More

Thank christinestaszko
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I was excited to come back to El Burro in April 2018, as I used to frequent it when I lived near there in the 80's. It was the first place that I ever had a chili relleno, and I was looking forward to trying...More

Thank TennEagle
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

First time coming here,If your really hungry you'll probably dont want to come here it took a long time for the food to get to us.I loved the atmosphere,great drinks,food was great.I'll come again

Thank nkk0719
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately their refried beans (and everything else it appears) is cooked in lard. The waiter did manage to get me a veg burrito made up which was extremely bland. Guacamole nothing to write home about either. Pity..I was really looking forward to some great Mexican...More

Thank aoifebdillon
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This place has been around since the 70’s and is in bad need of an update. Food is meh. Not the best and not the worst. Employees were helpful but did not seem happy

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We love coming here for lunch because you don't have to have dinner. They have big portions. My husband got their enchilada, tamales and tosada. For sure it could have been split. The 1 item dishes are plenty for a person because they serve salad...More

Thank T G
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We enjoy going to this restaurant.... when my children were young, we brought them here a few times and now we have "rediscovered" El Burro... Pleasant and efficient staff with a dark and quiet decor. Their chips and salsa is good and is refilled as...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This has been a family favorite of ours for many years. Great atmosphere, AMAZING food that won't empty your wallet. The service is always great. There may be a wait, might want to call in advance.

Thank pkcooley11
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I used to live in Los Gatos and our family has eaten at this restaurant for many, many years. It provides great service with very good Mexican food and you will not be disappointed.

Thank David E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1875 S Bascom Ave Ste 570, Campbell, CA 95008-2389
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Campbell
  • Phone Number: +1 408-371-5800
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