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Eldorado Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
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744 Williamson St, Ste 2, Madison, WI 53703-4578
+1 608-280-9378
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

BEST BEEF TENDERLOIN EVER!!! What made it so good was the bleu cheese compound butter. So creamy and a perfect match for the perfectly medium/rare grilled entree. A Gluten Sensitive person has LOTS of options, including their wonderful corn chowder.

Thank Lynn N
Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like their brunch menu, portions are big, and flavor is great. It is pretty packed, so be prepared for a little wait. Many drink options, it seems the bloody mary is very popular. Chicken biscuit sandwich is my favorite.

Thank MariaM7
Atlanta, Georgia
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told we had to wait about an hour as it was restaurant week. They sat us sooner. We had chips and salsa, which was great. Fish tacos were some of the best ever. Enchiladas were also fantastic. Service was very good and we enjoyed our evening. We'll be back!!!!

Thank ShamMu72
United States
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Not sure what is going on at Eldorado Grill. We've been going since they opened, yet our most recent meals there have not been great. The first poor experience we brought our grown kids - my food was actually burned. We decided to give it another try a whole year later for my birthday (I'm from TX and miss TX... More 

Thank LASS2000
Hannah M, Manager at Eldorado Grill, responded to this review

Hannah M, Manager at Eldorado Grill, responded to this review Hello, I'm so sorry you've had bad experiences the last two times you've been here. We care very much that our guests have a good time, feel welcome, and love their food and drink, so if you have a moment I'd be thankful to hear more so we can address... More 

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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious, and creatively prepared. The adobo pork and the seafood burrito were especially good. The pre-meal chips can be had with a pineapple-habanero salsa that is really good. The tequila list is extensive and impressive. Best margarita I've had since moving away from Santa Fe. Eat here and you will not be disappointed.

Thank jscopper
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Nice setting but the acoustics were horrible, could not hear conversation at our own table of four people. Friendly staff. Impressive menu although rather fancy and a bit pricey, food quality OK but I am not asking for their recipes. It does have parking right next to door. Careful of the rough, cracked sidewalk just outside the door.

Thank Gail S
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Had the lobster, shrimp, crab enchiladas. Was expecting just that - pieces of all 3. Instead, item arrived and ingredients were all puréed in a creamy mush, with no flavor. The only plus was the enchilada had a crunchy exterior. The red rice was flavorless and tasted oily. Hot sauce was not good and guacamole was very bland. Tortilla chips... More 

Thank mac6811
Hannah M, General Manager at Eldorado Grill, responded to this review

Hi Mac, Thank you for your recent visit to Eldorado Grill and for your balanced review. I appreciate you mentioning that the staff were kind and welcoming. Hospitality is something we strive for, as is the quality of our food. I am so sorry to hear that the lobster, shrimp and crab enchiladas were not pleasing like they should be.... More 

Gillette, Wyoming
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Business Team dinner. Very good food. Strong drinks. Chips weren't free, but their guac is awesome. Had the market priced beef and potatoes. Excellent!! Parking is confusing. I ended up parking on a side street and walking.

Thank Nicole A
Madison, Wisconsin
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This 2nd visit wasn't any better than the first. Service was poor but still had to pay an 18% gratuity because I was in a group. The brunch 'Southern Grits and Eggs' were too rich with way too much cream and the eggs undercooked. The Texas Toast consisted of plain regular sliced white toast. At $12.99 it was over-priced. I... More 

Thank C K
Hannah M, Manager at Eldorado Grill, responded to this review

Hi CK – I am so sorry to hear that you have recently experienced two unsatisfactory visits with us. We take hospitality and quality of food very seriously and I really appreciate your constructive feedback. I apologize that the service you experienced was poor – if you wouldn’t mind expanding on what went wrong I will have a more direct... More 

Rutland, Vermont
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My son and I came here for dinner. Warm, brick restaurant. Food was delicious! I had the vegetable & goat cheese empanadas with chipotle aioli - they were amazing! I also had the beef and chorizo street tacos - they were good, would have like more chorizo flavor. My son had a pork belly that he loved! I gave service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Southwestern, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 744 Williamson St, Ste 2, Madison, WI 53703-4578
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-280-9378
Voted Best Brunch in Madison! With classic favorites like Chicken Fried Chicken and Baby Back Ribs, southwestern flavor is wrangled into every item on our menu. Feeling adventurous? Try one of our Platos Mexicanos such as Spinach Mushroom Enchiladas.

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