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    720 W University Dr, Denton, TX 76201
    Sunday
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMGroup Meals
    Monday
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PMLunch Specials
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMGroup Meals
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMonday Specials
    Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PMLunch Specials
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMGroup Meals
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMTuesday Specials
    Wednesday
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PMLunch Specials
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMGroup Meals
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMWednesday Specials
    Thursday
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PMLunch Specials
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMGroup Meals
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMThursday Specials
    Friday
    11:00 AM - 09:30 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PMLunch Specials
    04:00 PM - 09:30 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:30 PMGroup Meals
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMFriday Specials
    Saturday
    11:00 AM - 09:30 PMMain Menu
    11:00 AM - 09:30 PMDinner Specials
    11:00 AM - 09:30 PMGroup Meals

    El Matador Restaurant

    4.8 (102 ratings) • Tex Mex • $
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    720 W University Dr, Denton, TX 76201
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    If you're a fan of tacos like the rest of your city, you'll be happy to know they're offered at El Matador Restaurant. Wondering what's the best thing on the menu? The Salsa is one of the things users order the most and the Alc Enchiladas and the Con Queso Dip are two of the items most commonly ordered together at this evening go-to. • $ • Tex Mex • Family Meals • Alcohol
    • Picked for you
      • Quesadillas Fajita
      • Fajita Plate
      • Green Enchilada Plate
        Served with rice and beans. Topped with green tomatillo sauce and melted cheese.
      • Sour Cream Enchilada Plate
        Served with rice and beans. Topped with sour cream sauce.
      • One Taco and Two Enchiladas
        Served with rice and beans. Topped with your choice of sauce.
    • !!! NEW !!! Plant-Based Dishes
      • PB Enchiladas
      • PB Street Tacos
      • PB Tacos
      • PB Nachos
    • Appetizers
      • Con Queso Dip
      • Guacamole Salad
      • Relish
        A lightly fermented combination of Carrots, Jicama, Jalapeno and onios
      • Salsa
        The best fresh salsa and you can add a bag of chips
    • Soups
        • Tortilla Soup
          Fried corn tortilla pieces, submerged into a chicken broth with tomato, garlic, onion, and chile de árbol, avocado and Monterey Jack cheese.
        • Bean Soup
          Charro Beans
        • Chicken Soup
          Secret recipe of a delicious chicken broth with tomato, garlic, onion, and chile de árbol
      • Salads
          • Taco Salad
            Crispy flour tortilla shell. Filled with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, and green olives.
          • Avocado and Tomato Salad
            Lettuce, topped with avocado, tomato, and green olives.
          • Tossed Green Salad
            A bed of lettuce topped with sliced tomatoes and green olives.
          • Vegetarian Taco Salad
            Crispy flour tortilla shell. Filled with fresh lettuce, spinach tomatoes, cheese, zucchini, yellow squash, onions, corn, bell peppers, and celery.
          • Ceviche Salad
            Diced tilapia cooked with lime juice, mixed with peppers, cilantro, tomatoes, and onions. Served with sliced avocado and tostadas.
        • Nachos
            • Cheese Nachos
              Served with sour cream and jalapenos.
            • Bean and Cheese Nachos
              Served with sour cream and jalapenos.
            • Ground Beef and Cheese Nachos
              Served with sour cream and jalapenos.
            • Sour Cream Chicken Nachos
              Diced chicken sauteed with ranchero sauce. Served with sour cream and jalapenos.
            • Special Nachos
              Bean, cheese, and ground beef.Served with guacamole. Served with sour cream and jalapenos.
            • Fajita Nachos
              Bean, cheese & beef or chicken. Served with guacamole, sour cream and jalapenos.
          • Fajitas
            • Fajita Plate
            • Veggie Fajita
            • Fajita Plate for Two
              Grilled with onions and bell peppers. Served with guacamole, Pico, sour cream, rice, bean soup and tortillas.
            • Shrimp Fajitas
              Shrimp grilled with zucchini, yellow squash, onions, corn, bell peppers, and celery.Grilled with onions and bell peppers. Served with guacamole, Pico, sour cream, rice, bean soup and tortillas.
            • Trio Fajitas
              A combinition of beef, chicken, and shrimp. Grilled with onions and bell peppers. Served with guacamole, Pico, sour cream, rice, bean soup and tortillas.
          • El Matador Specialities
              • Chille Relleno
                All specialties served with rice, refried bean, and tortillas. A poblano pepper stuffed with ground beef, cheese, or Chicken and chorizo, fried in egg batter. Topped with ranchero sauce and melted cheese.
              • Flameado
                All specialities served with rice, refried bean, and tortillas. Beef, chicken, or combo fajita meat grilled with onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes with melted jack cheese on top.
              • Shrimp Kabob
                All specialties served with rice, refried bean, and tortillas. Grilled shrimp kabob, served with two jack cheese, and cilantro enchiladas. Topped with green tomatillo sauce, rice, and salad.
              • Steak a la Mexicana
                All specialties served with rice, refried bean, and tortillas. Juicy chunks of prime beef or chicken, seasoned with green bell peppers, onions, and ranchero sauce.
              • Carne Asada
                All specialties served with rice, refried bean, and tortillas. A tender eight ounce. Steak broiled. Served with a cheese enchilada topped with mushrooms, Poblano peppers, onions, tomatoes, and melted .cheese
              • Shrimp Cocktail
                All specialties served with rice, refried bean, and tortillas. Made with our delicious and special recipe, fresh sauce Pico de gallo, avocado, and saltine crackers.
            • Tacos
                • Three Crispy Tacos
                  Served with rice and beans. Ground beef or diced chicken sauteed with ranchero sauce. Available in soft flour tortilla.
                • Three Tacos Rancheros
                  Served with rice and beans. Beef or chicken fajita meat seasoned with ranchero sauce. Served with pico da gallo. Crispy or soft flour ionise.
                • Three Tacos Al Carbon
                  Served with rice and beans. Beef or Chicken fajita meat flour tortillas filled with lean tender pieces of juicy marinated fajita meat, and served with guacamole, pico, de gallo, and bean soup.
                • Three Brisket Tacos
                  Served with rice and beans. Sauteed with tomatoes, onions, sliced poblano,and bell peppers. Saved with bean soup.
              • Street Tacos
                  • St. Al Pastor Tacos
                    Four open face corn tortillas served with fresh onions, cilantro, churro beans, and a side dish of spicy sauce. Filled with diced al pastor pork meat.
                    Spicy
                  • St. Chicken Tacos
                    Four open face corn tortillas served with fresh onions, cilantro, churro beans, and a side dish of spicy sauce. Filled with diced chicken fajita meat and sautéed in adobo sauce0.
                    Spicy
                  • St. Vaqueros Tacos
                    Four open face corn tortillas served with fresh onions, cilantro, churro beans, and a side dish of spicy sauce. Filled with shredded beef and  sautéed in adobo sauce.
                    Spicy
                  • St. Seasoned Steak  Tacos
                    Four open face corn tortillas served with fresh onions, cilantro, churro beans, and a side dish of spicy sauce. Filled with seasoned steak.
                    Spicy
                  • St. Pork Loin Tacos
                    Four open face corn tortillas served with fresh onions, cilantro, churro beans, and a side dish of spicy sauce. Filled with diced pork loin and sauteed in adobo sauce.
                    Spicy
                • Chicken Dishes
                    • Pollo Asado
                      Served with rice and beans. Grilled chicken breast specially marinated. Served with sliced fried potatoes and pico de gallo.
                    • Pollo Con Calabaza
                      Served with rice and beans. Diced grilled chicken breast sautéed with zucchini, yellow squash, onions, corn, bell peppers, and celery.
                    • Chicken Delight
                      Served with rice and beans. Grilled chicken breast topped with sour cream sauce.
                    • Chicken Poblano
                      Served with rice and beans. Grilled chicken breast. Topped with sliced poblano peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms and melted jack cheese.
                  • Vegetarian Dishes
                      • Three Vegetarian Quesadillas
                        Served with rice and beans. Filled with zucchini, yellow squash, onions, corn, bell peppers, and celery. Served with guacamole, and sour cream. (No rice or beans)
                      • One Cheese Chile Relleno and One Cheese Enchilada
                        Served with rice and beans. One cheese chile relleno, topped with ranchero sauce, and one cheese enchilada topped with cheese sauce.
                      • One Bean Tostada and Two Cheese Enchiladas
                        Served with rice and beans. Topped with cheese sauce.
                      • Two Soft Guacamole Tacos
                        Lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and pico de gallo.
                      • One Cheese Chile Relleno & One Guacamole Tostada
                        Served with rice and beans. Topped with cheese sauce.
                      • Two Guacamole Tostadas
                        Served with rice and beans. Layered with beans, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.
                      • Three Vegetarian Enchiladas
                        Served with rice and beans. Filled with zucchini, yellow squash, onions, corn, bell peppers, and celery, topped with ranchero sauce.
                    • Flautas
                        • Corn Tortilla Flautas
                          Filled with diced chicken or shredded beef. Served with guacamole and sour cream. Served with rice and beans.
                        • Chicken and Jalapeno Flautas
                          Flour tortillas filled with chicken, jalapenos, onions, and cheese. Served with cheese sauce. Served with rice and beans.
                        • Chicken and Bacon Flautas
                          Three flautas, served with rice and beans. Flour tortillas filled with sliced chicken, crispy, bacon and cheese. Served with cheese sauce.
                      • Chimichangas
                          • Regular Chimichanga
                            Served with rice, beans, and sour cream. Topped with your choice of sauce. A deep fried extra-large flour tortilla filled with ground beef or diced chicken.
                          • Brisket Chimichanga
                            Served with rice, beans, and sour cream. Topped with your choice of sauce. A deep fried extra-large flour tortilla, filled with beans, cheese and shredded beef, sautéed with tomatoes, onions, poblano, and bell peppers.
                          • Fajita Chimichanga
                            Served with rice, beans, and sour cream. Topped with your choice of sauce. A deep fried extra-large flour tortilla, filled with melted cheese, beef or chicken fajita meat grilled with onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
                        • Burritos
                            • Burro Grande
                              Served with rice, beans, and sour cream. Topped with your choice of sauce. An extra large flour tortilla, filled with ground beef or diced chicken, beans, and melted cheese.
                            • Brisket Burrito
                              Served with rice, beans, and sour cream. Topped with your choice of sauce. An extra large flour tortilla, filled with beans, cheese, and shredded beef, sautéed with tomatoes, onions, poblano, and bell peppers.
                            • Fajita Burrito
                              Served with rice, beans, and sour cream. Topped with your choice of sauce. An extra large flour tortilla, filled with melted cheese, beef or chicken fajita meat grilled with onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
                          • Enchilada Plate
                              • Green Enchilada Plate
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with green tomatillo sauce and melted cheese.
                              • Tex Mex Enchilada Plate
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with meat sauce and melted cheese.
                              • Suizas
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with ranchero and sour cream sauce.
                              • Sour Cream Enchilada Plate
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with sour cream sauce.
                              • Special Enchilada Plate
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with cheese sauce.
                              • Fajita Enchilada Plate
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with your choice of sauce.
                              • Shrimp Enchilada Plate
                                Served with rice and beans. Topped with your choice of sauce.
                            • Speciality Combos
                                • One Beef Taco and One Chile Relleno
                                  Served with rice and beans.
                                • One Taco and Two Enchiladas
                                  Served with rice and beans. Topped with your choice of sauce.
                                • One Taco and Two Tamales
                                  Served with rice and beans. Topped with meat sauce.
                                • One Tostada and Two Enchiladas
                                  Served with rice and beans. Topped with your choice of sauce.
                                • One Taco, One Tostada, and One Enchilada
                                  Served with rice and beans. Topped with your choice of sauce.
                              • Quesadillas
                                  • Quesadillas Fajita
                                    Three quesadillas served with guacamole and sour cream. Filled with beef, chicken or combo.
                                  • Veggi Quesadillas
                                    Three quesadillas served with guacamole and sour cream. Filled with zucchini, yellow squash, onions, corn, and peppers.
                                  • Green Quesadillas
                                    Three quesadillas served with guacamole and sour cream. Filled with spinach and mushrooms.
                                  • Shrimp Quesadillas
                                    Three quesadillas served with guacamole and sour cream. Filled with grilled shrimp.
                                • A la Carte
                                    • ALC Tamales
                                      Pork or Chicken
                                    • ALC Enchiladas
                                      Beef, cheese, or chicken.
                                    • ALC Regular Tacos
                                      Ground beef or chicken.
                                    • ALC Flautas
                                      Shredded beef or chicken.
                                    • ALC Quesadillas
                                      Filled with fajita and Monterey Jack Cheese
                                    • ALC Tostadas
                                      Beef, bean, or chicken.
                                    • ALC Fajita Tacos
                                    • ALC Brisket Tacos
                                    • ALC Tacos Al Carbon
                                  • Side Orders
                                    • Tortillas
                                    • Shredded Cheese
                                    • Sour Cream
                                    • Pico de Gallo
                                    • Chiles Toreados
                                    • Rice
                                    • Refried beans
                                    • Onions
                                      Chopped Onions
                                    • Tomatoes
                                      Chopped Tomatoes
                                    • Jalapenos
                                      Sliced Jalapenos
                                    • Lettuce
                                    • Guacamole (scoop)
                                  • Family Style Meals
                                      • One Dozen Plain Tamales
                                      • Family Enchiladas
                                        8 Beef, Chicken or Cheese enchiladas topped with your choice of sauce, served with rice and beans, includes chips & a pint of salsa
                                      • Family Regular Tacos
                                        8 crispy or soft tacos served with salad, a pint of rice, a pint of beans, chips & a pint of salsa.
                                      • Family Fajitas
                                        Choice of Beef, Chicken or Combination, served with Rice, Beans, Tortillas, Sour Cream and Pico de Gallo. Includes chips & a pint of salsa.
                                      • Salsa
                                        16.oz hot sauce (for chips)
                                      • Queso (Cheese Dip)
                                        16 oz. (no chips)
                                      • Rice (Pint)
                                        16 oz.
                                      • Refried Beans (Pint)
                                        16 oz.
                                      • Charro Beans (Pint)
                                        16 oz.
                                      • Bag of Chips
                                    • Drinks
                                        • Ice Tea
                                        • Coffee
                                        • Soft Drink
                                      • Desserts
                                        • Sopapilla
                                        • Churros !!!
                                        • Prailines (1)
                                          Home made candy with evaporated milk, sugar, walnuts, vanilla and margarine
                                        • Flan
                                        • Cheese Cake
                                        • Fried Chimicheese Cake
                                      • Margaritas and Beer
                                        • Jose Cuervo Margarita 16oz
                                        • Jose Cuervo Exotic Margarita 16oz
                                        • !!!ON SALE NOW!!! House Margarita 1 Gallon
                                        • !!!!ON SALE NOW !!! Exotic Margarita 1 Gallon
                                      5-Star Reviews
                                      Hear from people who love this spot
                                      stacey M.
                                      3 months ago
                                      Consistent and tasty

                                      stacey M.
                                      4 months ago
                                      Always consistently good. And it is a local restaurant and I like to support local.

                                      Shushma M.
                                      4 months ago
                                      the food is always hot and fresh, and just tastes flat out good.

                                      Pravallika Y.
                                      5 months ago
                                      great food always

                                      mythri G.
                                      6 months ago
                                      This is how I would make it at home. Everything we’ve had is very good.

                                      Jayasri P.
                                      6 months ago
                                      El Matador is my go-to when I've had a bad day. the ultimate comfort food and the best queso in town!

                                      Mahesh R.
                                      8 months ago
                                      favorite order of nachos in the whole town

                                      Shushma M.
                                      8 months ago
                                      I have been eating the food here for most of my life! So for about 32 years! It’s always flavorful and delicious!