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Lunch Specials

Stop in for lunch and check out our daily affordable lunch specials...

Our History

The Matador Restaurant In the early 50’s, Raymond Tejada, Sr. and his father, Alfred opened a small diner on Van Born Road in Taylor and called it the Matador Drive-In. Mexican food wasn’t popular at the time, but the Tejadas started the Matador Drive-In with their own family recipes for tamales, enchiladas, tacos and tostadas. The rest of their fare was American. The original building including kitchen and dining area is now the main dining room, north of the brick arches (you can see a picture of Al & Sandy and Ray & Margaret in the reception area). The Matador did mostly carryouts because the dining room could only handle a dozen customers... continue reading

Drink Special


Monday Margarita – half off 2nd Margarita

Every Monday, it is a buy one get the 2nd margarita half off. Many flavors and sizes, come see why many people come
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Ray's Recommendation

Matador Shrimp

A blast from the past! For a limited time we are recreating a past favorite!
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