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5084 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA 30340-1103
+1 770-936-9094
07:00 - 00:00
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Grayson, Georgia
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592 reviews
495 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Right on the Buford Hwy Strip in a stand alone building! Perfect for authentic inexpensive Mexican Food- The tacos were excellent with alot of meat and the Horchata was awesome! Order first at the register; food is prepared quickly, and sit or take out. The patio is enclosed and has heaters for the colder weather. They, also, have a drive... More 

Thank katork
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

There's a lot of good food on Buford highway, but if I'm getting food to go, I usually have to leave my car and go in. I love that this place offers the convenience of a drive through window. I have had tortas and tacos here, both good and reasonably priced. I go here for quick lunch bite 1-2 times... More 

Thank Claudia B
Atlanta, Georgia
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124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I had read about this place on a list of best tacos in Atlanta. I went with a friend after church not knowing what to expect, but it is just I walk up place with some picnic tables outside. The tables are covered and they have sides that can roll up or down based on the weather. On a hot... More 

Thank Anna P
Atlanta, GA
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The carne asada and chicken tacos were excellent and very inexpensive. It was a super hot day but the cover on the patio, plus a breeze, made it very comfortable to eat there. We will be adding it to our list of go to spots on BuHi.

Thank Delish73
Oviedo, Florida
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

The real freakin' deal! I was born in Mexico and grew up in Texas. This has to be the best and most authentic taco joint I have been to outside of Texas. We drove to Atlanta for a food adventure, which consisted of going to most of the restaurants that Anthony Bourdain went to on his TV show "The Layover."... More 

Thank Rosckowff
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

THIS is Mexican "fast food" and there is nothing like it. You can smell it, the line may be long and parking sucks but it is worth every inconvenience. Priced perfectly, bring your appetite and ENJOY.

Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The food choices were very limited but it was good, a little spicy for me but that's just a personal preference, I'm well aware Mexican food is supposed to be spicy. However, the attitude I got from the workers was horrible. I went with my Hispanic friend and they were super nice to her. But they were rude as heck... More 

Thank pink839
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143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

This spot was here on Buford before anyone else it seems. The origional shredded beef burritos and tacos are pretty good-both are simple with onions and cilantor-no other crap. I have always enjoyed the green and red sauce at this location. Now, there are a tons of places like this that do it better, even some that please the hipsters.... More 

Thank JHKAtlanta
Saint Louis, Missouri
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

I find El Taco Veloz completely unavoidable when I want something to eat that's quick, under ten bucks and just outright tasty. I generally order a burrito (around $5) or tacos (around $2 each), for which "with everything" means adding just onion and cilantro, as well as a small tub of their fiery, tasty green hot sauce. I find their... More 

Thank Matt W
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Tacos are perhaps my favorite fast food; but I wouldn't call myself a Taco purist. I really enjoy Taco Bell and Chipotle at times. Obviously, depending on their source, all tacos cannot be judged by the same measure. I don't have high expectations when I eat a Taco Bell taco, and I don't expect the flood of shame I feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5084 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA 30340-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Doraville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-936-9094

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