This iconic Redmond restaurant has been a family affair since its beginning in 1980. Brothers Mark, Eric, and Wayne Mahan fell in love with authentic Mexican cuisine thanks to their mother, who shared treasured family recipes with them.

El Toreador, better known to regulars as “El T,” is known for its staff’s warm customer service and comforting food. The family’s menu ranges from queso fundido and an array of tacos to mole enchiladas and chile colorado (pork stewed in a red chile sauce).

Pro-tip: Fear not — El T has plenty of plant-based options for vegetarian diners, too.

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Mark, Eric, and Wayne Mahan

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