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El Taco Express

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647 W Centennial Blvd, Springfield, OR 97477-2833
+1 541-741-3760
10:00 - 19:00
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Springfield, Oregon
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The first time I went here I was a little apprehensive because it's a bit of a dive. Don't let that stop you though because the food is fresh, fast and reasonably priced. I stop by often to grab a burrito to go - can't beat it for a quick lunch!

Thank Onlybluesky
Eugene, Oregon
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Helping some friends remodel a home nearby and El Taco Express has been our go to place for a fast filling meal. I prefer their tacos over their burrito offerings, but that's likely a matter of taste. The fajita tacos... Muy Bueno!!

Thank John L
Eugene, Oregon
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nice portion sizes, friendly staff, good price. Clientele is a little iffy, so I tend to order my food to go.

Thank MrsOregon2009
Eugene, Oregon
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335 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Many people like burrito boy and burrito amigo but this one is better then both of those . The burritos are big , the food is great , the menu is vast . The thing I like is that they also have French fries . You MUST try this place .

Thank Anthony D
Eugene, Oregon
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Never disappointed when I eat at El Taco Express. Their tacos are fantastic and plentiful. The hot sauce in the red bottle is great! It is a joint - nice staff!

Thank FenwickPeriwinkle
Springfield, Oregon
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269 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My last visit was at 1:45 pm. The parking area was full and the line to the front door was intimidating. However, I was surprised how quickly the line flows. It is like home cooked meals yet faster than fast food. The line moves very fast. There is indoor seating for what I guess about 50 people. Pure guesstimate in... More 

1 Thank Shirley G
Springfield, Oregon
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This place is humming at lunch and dinner. Brisk take-out business, everybody in the neighborhood stops in for good cheap tacos and burritos. Good house made salsas, efficient and cordial bilingual service, adequate seating. Nice garnish station with roasted jalapeños and pickled veggies. Passable horchata, though from a mix. Try their specials.

Thank effex
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

While I like many of their items (although I haven’t sampled all of their expansive menu), I usually order the chile verde burrito special - so good I can’t be enticed to switch. I also get a take-out container of pickled carrots (zanahorias en escabeche) to tide me over until my next visit. While at the restaurant, I challenge myself... More 

Thank 275charlesw
Springfield, Oregon
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269 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

This is my third review of El Taco. I have always had a wonderful experience at El Taco. This visit was at 7 pm on a Friday night. As usual the line to order was almost to the door. No problem as whatever they do in the kitchen keeps the line moving fast and efficient. A new menu board with... More 

Thank Shirley G
Eugene, Oregon
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421 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I used to love this place, ate here twice a week for years. Big portions, cheap prices, funky atmosphere, it was all good until I got ate a carnitas burrito that was somehow contaminated. I was so sick. That was more than more than a year ago. To this day, I can not even look at the place when I... More 

Thank Charles H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 W Centennial Blvd, Springfield, OR 97477-2833
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 541-741-3760

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