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El Pelon Taqueria

92 Peterborough St, Fenway, Boston, MA 02215-4847
+1 617-262-9090
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (31 reviews)
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“pescado” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
92 Peterborough St, Fenway, Boston, MA 02215-4847
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Best burritos in Boston
"This place is what's right in world."
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2. Great Mexican on a budget
"The prices are great and portions are huge"
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3. Best quick bite in town
"Everything is delicious and affordable !"
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in for supper and was not disappointed! Had Gluten Free options which was great. Fish tacos sublime. Would prefer a little less red onion but that’s just me!

Thank 747travelfan
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I don't know why this is not on offer in more places - El Pelon is one of the few I've found that does it. The El Guapo is dope! Seriously one of the best burritos I've had ever :)

Thank Birdsocks
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had a very reasonably priced Taco dinner here! I recommend taking the beef tacos, and enjoying them with a fountain drink. Great for a quick dinner before a Red Sox game, or as a casual hangout. Service was quick, and while this is a no...More

Thank lrjk1985
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were put on to El Pelon by our hotel staff. Amazing choice. The burritos are MASSIVE, and prices are so cheap! We absolutely loved this restaurant. One of the most authentic, delicious, and cute Mexican places we’ve been in New England. Adorable authentic Mexican...More

Thank caseygboston99
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Extensive menu: much more than just tacos and burritos. Vegetarian selections are well marked. Limited indoor seating with more seating outdoors. Our food order was ready very soon even though it was a busy lunch time. Hot, fresh (and freshly prepared), and thoroughly enjoyable. Well...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We consulted our copy of the Lonely Planet, which this restaurant came as the nearest to where we were staying - so we decided to give it a try. We were made very welcome, the weather was poor so we had an inside table. greatly...More

Thank kaw118
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here during move in day at Northeastern on our way to Target. Friendly staff and very good food. We had chicken burrito, veggie burrito, carne asada tacos, fried plantains and chips and guacamole. All very good. Fried plantains is a huge serving. Can eat...More

Thank mcb7099
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This place is what's right in world. Tucked behind the main thoroughfare on Peterborough street, this place is my go to takeout place on Fenway.

Thank sfairfie
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here in a while and just finished my meal. It's a good reminder that I need to come back more often! The prices are great and portions are huge, well, at least the burritos are. I had a veggie burrito that came...More

Thank FlyAaron
Reviewed 1 August 2017

OK, I really thought the service, preparation, efficiency and food quality were top notch! I had two grilled chicken tacos and my colleague had a chicken taco and a beef taco. He preferred the chicken. Mine were absolutely delicious. Don't change a thing. Only drawback...More

Thank michael w
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Peterborough St, Fenway, Boston, MA 02215-4847
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighbourhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-262-9090
  • E-mail
We offer authentic Mexican food prepared in our kitchen daily using only the freshest ingredients, the same way we've been doing for over 12 yrs. Our taqueria offers more than just the ordinary tacos & burritos. Make sure not to miss the ever-popular "El Guapo" burrito made with grilled steak, rice, black beans, fried plantains, jack cheese and our in house made fire roasted salsa.
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