El Jefe Luchador

Mexican Restaurant and Taco Place
27 S Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.0/10

Based on 144 votes

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1,081
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  • What you need to know
    Cristina S.
    They remind me of tacos Al carbon in lake worth.(3 Tips)
    Jessica S.
    The burger taco was amazing, but the barbacoa taco was the best.(3 Tips)
    Bethany T.
    The ultimo dragon taco FIRE(2 Tips)
    Lauren S.
    Make sure to try the Ultimate Dragon tacos.(2 Tips)
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  • Greg P.

    "Street style" tacos AL carbon ROCK; the salsa is strong (quality AND taste) as well!

    Greg Pagans · April 18
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  • VisitLauderdale

    Get your delicious fresh Mexican dish ‘street style’ to add sweet onion, cilantro and tomato to any plate!

    VisitLauderdale · April 16
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  • Carlos D.

    Get the Al Pastor! So delicious!

    Carlos D. · March 16
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  • Seth W.

    Everything here is amazing. seriously.

    Seth W · March 1
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  • quinn k.

    It is very good but burritos are very spicy😰

    quinn katz · January 21
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  • Agustina

    Unique twist on the quesadilla - it's served like a taco and the grilled steak is delish!

    Agustina · August 19, 2014
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  • New Times Broward Palm Beach

    The creation of chef Mike Saperstein and partner Evan David -- the pair behind Charm City Burgers -- El Jefe Luchador offers “hard-core Mexican street food” in a fun environment.

    New Times Broward Palm Beach · August 18, 2014
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  • Jennifer B.

    Best Mexican tacos ever!!!

    Jennifer Bruzos · August 13, 2014
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  • Deborah G.

    Favorite Mexican joint in all of south Florida! Really fresh and tasty!

    Deborah Gordon · July 3, 2014
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  • Cristina S.

    Hate to say it, but this used to be my favorite taqueria. No more. The quality has seriously degraded. I get better quality tacos at a better price at Tortilleria Mexico on Dixie hwy in Ft Lauderdale

    Cristina Sierra de Leste · May 23, 2014
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  • Steve F.

    Come hungry leave happy

    Steve François · April 8, 2014
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  • Damon D.

    The quesadillas are not quesadillas, so make sure you ask them to describe what you're ordering.

    Damon Davison · March 29, 2014
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  • Damon D.

    Avoid the guacamole (insipid), stick to the fried foods (chicken & shrimp), and you might have a pleasant meal. Teenage staff not interested in service.

    Damon Davison · March 29, 2014
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  • Allison S.

    10pm. Gang if customers drinking from their own bottle out front & staff appear to be having a party in the back. They only come out to serve after customers stand at the counter for several minutes.

    Allison Schnackenberg · March 29, 2014
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  • Barbara M.

    Best Fresh Mexican!

    Barbara Mommsen · December 29, 2013
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  • Andrea S.

    Best tacos ever!!!!!!!!!!!!! Spit-roasted pork with pineapple is off the chain!!!!!!

    Andrea Stern · August 23, 2013
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  • Pabla A.

    Go to Taco Bell instead. It's comparable. The food isn't good, overpriced and all the tables are dirty with 6 customers in the whole place.

    Pabla Ayala · May 18, 2013
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  • Luis M.

    Better music this time! Food looks as good as always, great!

    Luis Marin · March 10, 2013
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  • Joshua N.

    I'm not a seafood guy but the El Ray taco (Fried Shrimp) is Epic!!

    Joshua Nock · February 22, 2013
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  • Kate B.

    El Santo rocks my world every damn time!!

    Kate B · January 25, 2013
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  • Chris C.

    Eat the nachos they're amazing

    Chris Christofi · January 15, 2013
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  • Bethany T.

    The ultimo dragon taco FIRE

    Bethany Thomas · January 3, 2013
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  • Luis M.

    Great place! Nice people. Food is one of the best around. Today, the music was a little over the edge. I will be back, but doubt that the older couple will.

    Luis Marin · December 31, 2012
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  • AdrienneRose G.

    I love tacos al carbon with sweet potatoes & mushrooms instead of meat or chicken... Yummy for vegetarians too

    AdrienneRose Gionta · December 22, 2012
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  • Cristina S.

    They remind me of tacos Al carbon in lake worth. Must try: carne asada and carnitas tacos, with nachos to share. Stay away from the chorizo, the other meats are better. I love el jefe!

    Cristina Sierra de Leste · November 17, 2012
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  • Aisra S.

    Blue demon taco- grilled mahi mahi

    Aisra Shervani · October 4, 2012
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  • New Times Broward Palm Beach

    The quesadilla is a perfect combination of savory and sweet! Guacamole is amazing! Must order! Read more

    New Times Broward Palm Beach · September 4, 2012
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  • New Times Broward Palm Beach

    Might sound like an off combination but the sweet potato and pineapple combo in "the champion" quesadilla stands on it's own as amazing!

    New Times Broward Palm Beach · August 30, 2012
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  • New Times Broward Palm Beach

    Stacks on stacks on stacks of cheesy Mexican goodness, loving those nachos!!!

    New Times Broward Palm Beach · August 16, 2012
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  • Lauren S.

    There are a couple of tables outside, bring the dogs!

    Lauren S. · July 14, 2012
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  • andrea l.

    I would drive an hour just for the chicharrones taco. the green tea crème brûlée is delightful. love the eclectic menu and fun decor!

    andrea lahoz · June 26, 2012
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  • Mixologista

    Try the Mistico Taco (barbacoa, mushrooms, oaxaca cheese, mole negro, caramelized onion, and truffle crema) Delish~

    Mixologista · June 12, 2012
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  • Sam C.

    Brilliant Mexico City-style tacos, with some salads, quesadillas and tortas thrown in the mix.

    Sam C · May 10, 2012
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  • Mahnke's O.

    Nachos and Quesadilla were good

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  • Steven ¯.

    Not a fan of the gnats flying around the soda machine... TIP: hot water and cap full of bleach goes long way. HUNTY!

    Steven ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ · April 27, 2012
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  • Walter

    Have the DRAGON!

    Walter · April 22, 2012
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  • Tracy A.

    Pork belly tacos!!!

    Tracy Antol · April 12, 2012
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  • Colin F.

    El Santiago is awesome

    Colin Friedrich · April 1, 2012
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  • New Times Broward Palm Beach

    You had me at Ultimo Dragon, how can you beat kimchee and hoisin in a taco? Plenty of crowd pleasers for more traditional tastes. Some of the freshest and best tasting tacos to be had in South FL.

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  • Brittany D.

    Best tacos in town. The mystico is one of my favorites.

    Brittany Dawn · January 28, 2012
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  • Richard P.

    The Tortas are beyond belief!

    Richard Pachter · January 15, 2012
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  • Eddie K.

    The pork belly taco they had on special was probably one of the best I have ever had!!!

    Eddie Kotlyarov · January 10, 2012
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  • Jessica S.

    Saperstein has done it again! The burger taco was amazing, but the barbacoa taco was the best.

    Jessica Saiontz · January 2, 2012
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  • mike l.

    I'm 250 pounds and I couldn't finish the SMALL Nacho Libre by myself. Epicly awesome meal

    mike linder · December 30, 2011
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  • Trevor S.

    Get the Carnitas Tacos..... words cannot describe how good they are :D

    Trevor Stevenson · December 12, 2011
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  • Alaina R.

    Yummmmy nachos!!!

    Alaina Ruh · November 23, 2011
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  • Shelly M.

    OMG!!!!so good!

    Shelly Marshall · October 9, 2011
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  • Shelly M.

    Awesome nachos! Also get the churros!!

    Shelly Marshall · October 9, 2011
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  • Nicolle C.

    Grossssssss! Freezer burn old chorizo burgers from charm city cut up and thrown into my taco.

    Nicolle C. · August 11, 2011
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  • Amy A.

    The torta "Dos locos gringos" is amazingly delicious.

    Amy Anderson · July 31, 2011
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