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Great food and craft beer brewd in Vermont.
Frank Paulino via google.com - May 12, 2021
Lovely! Waitress was very nice and quick. Very satisfied with this place.
Discombobulated via google.com - May 2, 2021
Great food and great service. Waiters were happy to help, and the wait wasn't too long. Even in Covid times, this place was great! Will definitely come back many more times.
koreylikeslamps via google.com - May 1, 2021
The water was very nice but ther was a vere long wait and they messed up my order. I have celiac and I asked for a corn tortia they gave me a flower tortia. They did aplogize and they got me a gluten free tortia fast. If you are alergic to anything be carfull but still yummy.
matteo oliveri kuhnle via google.com - Apr 21, 2021
Great food, super margaritas and some of the best guac all with fantastic service. Seriously great food!
tom drake via google.com - Apr 17, 2021
Very good service and food!!!
David Nevers via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
Got to dine in, service was fast a food was good ... read more
Nicholas Means via google.com - Apr 14, 2021
It's actually kinda unreasonable how good the food is. Their shrimp special was so good. Spicy crema, fresh veggies and fried shrimp. Fantastic. Their carnitas are also awesome. The wait staff are also really nice and super accommodating. I go like once a week. Can't recommend enough.
Breezy via google.com - Apr 6, 2021
Margaritas were awesome and the food was hard to beat.
Brandon King via google.com - Apr 3, 2021
Delicious chips and salsa to start, and my go to lunch/dinner is enchiladas !
Delicious chips and salsa to start, and my go to lunch/dinner is enchiladas !
Cami Ray via facebook.com - Mar 28, 2021
Visited last week and enjoyed most of our meals, ie wings which were awesome and the chips/salsa! Ho
Visited last week and enjoyed most of our meals, ie wings which were awesome and the chips/salsa! However, I dont know if it was an off day or not but the tacos were very dry and inedible. With that said, because we were unable to eat the tacos they took them off the bill for us which I appreciated very much and the reason we are ret ... read more
jessica h. via yelp.com - Mar 27, 2021
Understaffed, but DID A FANTASTIC JOB!Would definitely visit again!
Understaffed, but DID A FANTASTIC JOB! Would definitely visit again!
Robin Bell via facebook.com - Mar 26, 2021
The tongue (lengua) tacos are good, and their selection of tequila is perhaps the best in town!
Chug Talk via google.com - Mar 20, 2021
Staff was super friendly. Food and drinks were amazing. I would definitely come back!
Kathryn O'Keefe via google.com - Mar 16, 2021
Love the atmosphere and the chimichanga.
Hunter Bechaz via google.com - Feb 26, 2021
Loved El Gato. I must say this restaurant was better than we expected. We were served salsa and chips when we sat down. We had exceptional margaritas followed by a big bowl of soup de Pollo full of shredded chicken. It was 17 degrees out and we were cold. We were full, but managed 2 tacos, shrimp and grilled fish, very good. Next ti ... read more
Karen Wasserman via google.com - Feb 19, 2021
The food is very very good. The only knock I had is they ran behind on reservations. We had a 745 re
The food is very very good. The only knock I had is they ran behind on reservations. We had a 745 reservation and weren't seated until 815. It was valentine's weekend and they were slammed, so it's understandable. The margaritas were ok, but the food made up for it!
Anthony L. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2021
Great affordable Mexican food. The service is always spot on!
Rosaline Lee via google.com - Jan 3, 2021
My experience here was awesome! The staff was so helpful and nice! The service from the bartender I
My experience here was awesome! The staff was so helpful and nice! The service from the bartender I had in particular (I believe her name was Hunter) was so above and beyond! She is so fun and awesome! She was super helpful finding me and all my friends drinks and had awesome customer service! Definitely coming back again ASAP!
Neil K. via yelp.com - Dec 20, 2020
El Gato is easily the best restaurant in Burlington! I got the chicken quesadilla and my husband got
El Gato is easily the best restaurant in Burlington! I got the chicken quesadilla and my husband got the deep fried chimichanga burrito and both were EXQUISITE!! I highly recommend the bar as well; our server Tommy was very knowledgeable about tequila, and we were treated by a visit from manager Faith, who ensured our visit was the b ... read more
Meika S. via yelp.com - Dec 5, 2020
Try the Seitan tacos! Amazing!! Rice and beans are wonderful. Don't forget a margarita. you won't b
Try the Seitan tacos! Amazing!! Rice and beans are wonderful. Don't forget a margarita. you won't be disapointed.
Stephanie Kwiatkowski via facebook.com - Nov 25, 2020
We ordered delivery and it came pretty quickly. The food was okay but not amazing. I was unpleasantl
We ordered delivery and it came pretty quickly. The food was okay but not amazing. I was unpleasantly surprised by the raw jalapeno slices rather than pickled. I was also surprised that the chimichanga was 100% meat inside with an almost queso type cheese topping. On the plus side the chicken (which I also got on the nachos) was real ... read more
Jenna M. via yelp.com - Nov 15, 2020
Familiar mexican comfort food dishes. Tasty. Love the mole.
Barbara H via google.com - Nov 14, 2020
Great service, table already set with chips, salsa and a drink when we got there and the food was quick to come out. Margaritas were tasty and only 5.50 on Wednesday! The only thing they can work on is the quality of the meat fillings, they tend to be a bit sub-par.
Jake Henricks via google.com - Nov 12, 2020
Great Mexican Food and Magrarita's
Stopped in El Gato for an early dinner. Very glad we stopped! The appetizers were spot on and the food was very good and didn't taste like fast food. Margaritas were fantastic. Service was prompt and friendly. We will be back!
R371ILsharono via tripadvisor.com - Nov 6, 2020
Great drinks and queso!! 🖤
Great drinks and queso!! 🖤 ... read more
Kendra Jean Molinaroli via facebook.com - Nov 5, 2020
Had my Birthday there the service was ok and the food was decent kinda pricey for the amount but not bad for taste.
Oscar Delgado Jr via google.com - Nov 4, 2020
Great service. Hunter was friendly and attentive
Great service. Hunter was friendly and attentive ... read more
Mark Rozos via facebook.com - Nov 1, 2020
Quick takeout. Close to our daughter's home.
Carolyn Harfmann via google.com - Oct 14, 2020
Absolutely delicious! We were only in Burlington for the day, and so glad we ate here for my birthday dinner! Staff were friendly and attentive, margarita was good, and the food was great! Queso was thick, creamy, and delicious. Chimichanga was also delicious - and huge! I would definitely recommend El Gato for yummy Mexican food and ... read more
Abby MacKnight via google.com - Oct 13, 2020
The food is delicious. I had shrimp tacos and tamales...both were excellent.
The food is delicious. I had shrimp tacos and tamales...both were excellent.
Deborah LaVoie via facebook.com - Oct 10, 2020
Good value, friendly service ... read more
Mike Coombs via google.com - Oct 7, 2020
Maybe a little disorganized at first, but once we got settled the food was delicious and the service was timely and responsive. We will definitely go back there next time we're in Burlington.
Nicholas Hopkins via google.com - Oct 4, 2020
End of the line!
It's at the dark end of Church Street and worth the walk. More margarita options than you could sample in a month. Good solid Mex food at the right price.
howard1379 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 3, 2020
Great food and great service. Get the fajitas and ask for queso. Jason is an amazing waiter as well.
JoJoe Williams via google.com - Sep 30, 2020
Great find
We were here for dinner on a Wed night / house margaritas were 1/2 price and very good. We had the enchiladas that were good size and tasty, They did not have the ingredients to make the sauce on my order but did an acceptable...substitution. The corn on the cob was exceptional , grilled with feta cheese and plenty of spices . The ... read more
1Jannie via tripadvisor.com - Sep 24, 2020
Great food and drinks ... read more
Maura Rapp via google.com - Sep 20, 2020
Food is amazing and authentic however margaritas were of poor quality.
Cherish LaBombard via google.com - Sep 20, 2020
I'm always happy with whatever I order here - it's authentic Mexican food and totally delicious.
Kate via google.com - Aug 29, 2020
I'm always happy with whatever I order here - it's authentic Mexican food and totally delicious.
Kate Smith via google.com - Aug 29, 2020
Amazing margaritas / fresh ingredients / great service ... read more
Philip Shuman via google.com - Aug 27, 2020
Awesome meal excellent service great price!
Awesome meal excellent service great price!
Todd Welsh via facebook.com - Aug 26, 2020
Professional, fast, clean and safe visit. Loved the spinach and shrimp quesadilla! Well worth the visit.
Josh Behrendt via google.com - Aug 25, 2020
Food was really good especially the corn & server was really nice!
Toni Mac via google.com - Aug 24, 2020
I don’t recommend getting to go
I don’t recommend getting this to-go, there was barely anything in the tacos. They had good flavor though....not the best chips. I would say last Mexican restaurant I would go to in the city. The margs are great though!
ellabreed via tripadvisor.com - Aug 23, 2020
Came on a Tuesday. They have Taco Tuesday specials that we were not aware of prior.. they were 50% o
Came on a Tuesday. They have Taco Tuesday specials that we were not aware of prior.. they were 50% off of 3 tacos out of the list. (The tacos our group were interested in weren't involved with the special so we didn't go that route, but nice to know! At our table we had ordered the Elote (steer corn), chimichanga, enchiladas, kids qu ... read more
Haleigh P. via yelp.com - Aug 19, 2020
Great service but mostly flavorless food.
These folks are doing a great job with outdoor seating, servers in masks, etc. and the service was excellent. But, except for the mole sauce, which is great, the rest of the menu is incredibly bland, just with zero spice or flavor. I got a...More ... read more
AlabasterSeagull via tripadvisor.com - Aug 17, 2020
Great find
I stumbled on this place about 9 years ago when in town. Was pleased to see it was still open when I returned with my husband. Great, authentic food, fresh chips (pet peeve having stale chips and salsa), and Great portions.
Y5750XHkathyr via tripadvisor.com - Aug 17, 2020
Always great food. Big fan of the specialties and fresh salsa. Service is always a little slow but we always go with in mind.
Michael Dumont II via google.com - Aug 16, 2020
Margaritas are amazing, salsa is fantastic, chips were pretty good, my one complaint was seeing half of the staff with masks down when I came to pick up my order. It made me very uncomfortable knowing that the staff are perfectly fine with putting their customers at risk so casually. Most likely won't be returning until I know that t ... read more
Cat via google.com - Aug 15, 2020
Disappointed ....
We ordered out from the Essex Jct location one night and found the food very bland, ..very basic food in general, corn tortillas were a mess and the beef quesadilla was not worth the money. Would love to dine in and see if there is...More ... read more
susanwF1412LC via tripadvisor.com - Aug 15, 2020
my first timereally really good food and great service!!
my first time really really good food and great service!!
Gary Sunshine via facebook.com - Aug 15, 2020
Good food, decent price ... read more
Elie Kaadi via google.com - Aug 11, 2020
It was good ... read more
Christopher Lovelady via google.com - Aug 9, 2020
This burrito was delicious and was not what I expected. When I got it, it was in a to-go box and when I opened it up, the burrito was served with a coating of green sauce and cheese *on top of the burrito* with more re-fried beans and dirty rice on the side. The sour cream was also served on the side of the burrito in a plastic conta ... read more
Jasper Davis via google.com - Aug 4, 2020
Love ElGato Burlington My favorite place and Jason is the best!
Love ElGato Burlington My favorite place and Jason is the best!
Jeffrey Andrew Garrant via facebook.com - Jul 26, 2020
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