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El Taco

306 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
+1 250-352-2060
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (44 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
306 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nelson, BC has a lot of good restaurants & eateries. I occasionally stop in at El Taco when I need a quick, tasty meal. Their tortas are a nice change from tacos, burritos, etc. I like the torta with pork. The El Taco torta is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glen H
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This little spot will take you back in time and most certainly will fill you up. It is authentic Mexican food that the whole family will enjoy. Servings are great size and very tasty. If you are an average eater get the 1/2 size mean...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FCFireConsulting
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The tacos had bland bean paste in the bottom instead of a proper portion of meat. Tortillas were soggy.The call it "El Taco"?.....they cannot even make a taco. Really really not good. Chips were not fresh. Salsa was watery and flavorless. Seats are uncomfortable, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jordan T
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in at El Taco, today. I had a chicken burrito, which was very good, and very authentic. My friend Debi, had a half taco salad, which filled the plate, it too very fresh. A couple of beers. And lunch was under $30.00 with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 66rjp
Reviewed 18 August 2018

For quick, decent tacos or burritos that you can take out or eat in, this quirky little place gets it done. This place always seems to have a line, but service is quick. The tacos can be a little difficult to eat as they are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alverda3
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Taco joint with great sangria. Himica and home made lemonade. Cozy outside seating in summer. Decent Choices. This is not gourmet dining. A long time staple in a town with many great places to eat. The decore has been refreshed in the last year.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Eleanor E
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Was a very hot day in Nelson today 32C. We chose to take out back to our hotel instead of eating it as there is no a/c. Loved the burrito. Tacos would have been better if we had taken some salsa.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MikeG7199
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

They missed a few items on our takeout order. Chicken burrito was a little on the sloppy side. Decor and location were good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank briandwilliams
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had been recommended to eat at El Taco by a local. When we arrived at the location, it was busy - which is a good sign. We revied the great selection while we waited and were distracted by the awesome looking food getting served...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sean S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The tocos were good,the staff was amazingly great, fun to joke with. Atmosphere was perfect. I will be back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank medishinecda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2060
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