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The Matador Mexican Food Restaurant - Closed

125 E. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


  • Sun-Thu 7am-10pm, Fri-Sat 7am-11pm
  • $$
  • Banquet Facilities, Catering
  • Delivery, Kid Friendly, Order Online, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Garage available, On-street
  • Reservations Accepted
We can't remember a time when the Matador wasn't part of our lives, and we're glad. Because life without the refried beans from Matador would be a life barely worth living. The burros here are so big, you'll end up taking half home with you. Try the Colorado Burrito, spicy and chili-filled and scrumptious, or the carne asada, a signature dish here. Not in the mood for Mexican food? Matador also serves Greek dishes. We recommend the gyro, a golden pita stuffed with thin-sliced beef, onion, tomato, pickle, and served with a side of fries. Feeling like a slice of America? Matador makes one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches in town.

Related Stories (2)

  • CLOSED: Matador Restaurant
    Monday, March 26, 2012 at 7 a.m. by Laura Hahnefeld

    After 35 years, the Matador Restaurant, a downtown favorite of locals in search of Sonoran Mexican food, has shuttered. On March 12, a fire briefly closed the restaurant located at the southeast corner of First and Adams streets. Le...

  • Fire Closes Downtown's Matador Restaurant
    Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 9 a.m. by Laura Hahnefeld

    A fire on Monday has closed the Matador Restaurant in downtown Phoenix. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that the fire at the over 30-year-old Mexican eatery owned by Mike and Alexandra Anagnopoulos happened around 2:45 p.m. Mon...


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