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El Taco Real

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935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
+1 219-932-8333
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hammond, Indiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know why people rave about this restaurant. Food selection is average; servings are sparse and not especially flavorful; and nothing special on the menu. Lots of better mexican restaurants around.

Thank crpeek
Hammond, Indiana, United States
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Quest funfido ever. Everything I've had here is good. Tacos, burritoes. This is one of my son and his girlfriend's favorite placees

Thank Teena D
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican food. Queso fundito, tacos are great. Good margaritas. Excellent place for large families or groups. Good place to stop when in the area. Could be a bit cleaner.

Thank kayrae6
Hammond, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good food, lots of variety, good prices and good service. This place has been around for a long time and there is a reason why. Try it.

Thank koala12016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Food is always soooo good here. My friend and I love this place. The restaurant is clean and the prices are very reasonable..

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We waited for awhile in the bar area, but could see many open spots unoccupied in dining area. Once we got seated, dinner came pretty quickly, but one dinner was incorrectly made. The whole table was done eating before my dad got his dinner. They did not offer to discount meal or do anything to compensate for their error.

Thank Kelly W
Hammond, Indiana
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place has been around for years for good reason.....the food and drinks are great. It's quite busy on the weekends but worth the wait. Love the burritos and margaritas. They are priced right for this area.

Thank steelersbabe
Greenwood, Indiana
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115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had the posole soup and oh my it was delicious and I had gotten the "meal" portion and it had 2 large pieces of pork that were nicely cooked. The hominy sand flavorful broth along with the sides took me right back to Acapulco Mexico earlier this year where I had posole for the first time thanks to Maria! She... More 

Thank Chip M
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Food was fair. Server Carmen ore interested in socializing then service. When I got my c.c. bill two weeks later I was over charged $110. All I got from Ray the owner was "we made things right". In other words, I got the money back they stole. No explanation, apologies, or comps. Never again. Too much competition to accept being... More 

Thank michael y
Hammond, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Never had a bad meal a this place. Authentic food and good atmosphere. Sometimes there is a bi of wait, bu it's worth it.

Thank lg7438

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN 46327-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 219-932-8333

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