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El Taco Real

935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
+1 219-932-8333
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (27 reviews)
“queso fundido” (11 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been very pleased with the products served here over the last 40 years! I have never been disappointed with the food or the service. The portions are more than adequate.

Thank nancywJ9244AQ
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great food, good service, if you like Mexican cuisine, you will love this place! Prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is laid back and casual.

Thank Y4005FZkarenm
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have been a patron for many years, but most recently I usually come at the lunch hour. The lunch service is quick and there are many options on the menu to choose from. Service is good with a friendly and experienced wait staff. The...More

Thank Tula K
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nothing that special. I have heard people rave about this place for awhile. Maybe it was better before.

Thank Mish89
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food with a flair. The decor is authentic,the drinks are incredible. Service is impeccable. It is a must Christmas week as we were served homemade cookies which really added to the experience

Thank 855dorothyh
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming to this place for some 20 plus years. We've even moved and still if we are going to be anywhere near this place we must stop. We brought our kids here when they were little, now my kids...More

Thank gavinssidekick
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I believe you will not find a more authentic Mexican Restaurant anywhere!.. The neighborhood is not the greatest looking- but who is lookin? Find it, eat there and you will never say you were disappointed. It's just that good!

Thank voich01
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After all these year's still best shrimps great service if you like shrimp need to go to bobs do yourself a favor get a pound

Thank edwin1120
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the best Mexican food you'll find. There are pork tacos and enchiladas suizas cannot be matched. They've been there for years and have concentrated on one restaurant. The family has stuck with the original family recipes and I am always excited to...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Have been going there for many years. Food is excellent. Employees treat you like family. Best authentic Mexican food around.

Thank Krmline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 219-932-8333
  • E-mail
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