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100 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited 2 hours for food, was cold when it arrived. No sauce on nachos or burrito. Did not taste like Mexican food. High price, poor quality and poor customer service. Very disappointed and will not use again.

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Thank Jonathan D
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This place has gone down hill. I used to go quite frequently, but the last three times my food has been very wet and sloppy. Guacamole serving seems to have got smaller and no longer tastes nice- just like supermarket rubbish...clearly padding it out these days. Real shame. Avoid this place.

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Thank workedintheindustry
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Nice food and nice people. If you looking for something hot and spicy, get yourself some habanero sauce

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Thank Gabriela B
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Was excited to get to Brighton because we've heard they have the closest thing to good Mexican food. Not so with El Taco. Not even close. The tacos are flour tortillas instead of traditional corn. The cheese was layered on the bottom instead of top, and the worst part... The steak was just sitting in a bin on the counter... More 

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Thank Caleb C
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed in this place after my recent order, after the first couple of times I have eaten from here, I accepted what I didn't like and ordered something else the next time to give them the benefit of the doubt but ended up hating almost everything except a potato which in itself was pretty unattractive when you opened the... More 

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Thank ugjesi
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Ignore the idiot giving one star who hasn't even eaten here. Posh it isn't. Delicious & good value it definitely is. Very authentic Mexican grub in the heart of Brighton. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Daniel H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

if the out side is any thing to go by then I would not venture in. the bins and rubbish in the street outside the place was disgusting the bins were overflowing with waste and cans over the pavement even when the bins were emptied the mess underneath was never cleaned up didn't look inviting

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Thank glenn w
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Forget fine dine and lavish settings, this very unassuming building right next to the traffic lights, is a flavour sensation. Very well priced and great quick service, it provides amazing portion sizes and packs lots of flavour into its food without over complicating or using style over content. I will be returning on a regular basis and would recommend anyone... More 

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Thank Alipick1607
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This place should be a zero rating honestly. I don't know how this place has survived in central Brighton. A 2 year old could make this food. After paying £18 for 2 quesadillas and nachos made with the cheapest ingredients possible, I wanted to cry. I almost screamed as I watched the person working there proceed to microwave the food... More 

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1 Thank Shusmita I
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

we ordered food form el taco brighton, the food was terrible, can see why they call it Mexican food when clearly it isn't wont be ordering from you guys again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?