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El Arado

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1063 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203-1753
3176322076
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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Fishers, Indiana
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Family really enjoyed the food. We ate outside and enjoyed over looking Fountain Square. It sits right on it. Had one of the specialties - Fajita Chimichanga, and thought it was fabulous!

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Thank Tom s
Greenwood, Indiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times. Portions are large and food consistently good. Great affordable meal for fam

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Thank sigihowe
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Service was less than ideal. Wasn't bad, but wasn't very attentive. The restaurant was pretty empty and there were 3 servers, but had delays for things like refills. The food was good. Your standard Mexican fare. Nothing stood out, good or bad. So if you are looking for a quick lunch or dinner spot (we were here for dinner as... More 

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Franklin, Indiana
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

went for lunch, plenty of street parking nearby. Staff was okay, no overly friendly. Food was good, plentiful and about average price

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Thank wizardfitz
Indianapolis, Indiana
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Have lunch here frequently with some biologist friends who work nearby at Eli Lilly. Service is fast, food is good and reasonably priced, parking is convenient and free.

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Thank danielt2011
Carmel, Indiana
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Mid afternoon about 330 Tuesday - 1 other customer (couple) at outside table - we chose to eat outside - no hurry as we were in a mood to relax. Placed our order (steak fajita) and after about 1 hour the waitress - apparently new - asked if we wanted anything else??????????? We had not had our meal served yet!!!!!!!... More 

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Thank cj d
Indianapolis, Indiana
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

While friends were waiting over two hours to get into La Margarita down the street, we walked in and got immediate seating. Service was fast and sincere, food was good (pretty standard, but the carnitas tacos were quite good). Actually had a magician walking around that I thought was going to be very bad - but he turned into one... More 

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Thank Greg R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I LOVE this restaurant. First time visiting, set outside and enjoyed the scenery. Ordered the fish tacos and my mouth exploded with delight. Where have you been all my life? And Manuel, our waiter was personable, friendly and made my husband and I feel as though we were the only ones in the restaurant.

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Thank Kari S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Small friendly restaurant in the Fountain Square area right near the fountain. Excellent food and reasonably priced lunch specials. Once in awhile I treat myself to a dessert of their delicious flan.

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Thank danielt2011
Indianapolis, Indiana
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Food was ok.3 different dishes from each of us.All were good.Meats listed was 3 but only one was available .No draft beer.Menu not to be taken literalty..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1063 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203-1753
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 3176322076

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