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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 good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (32 reviews)
“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“pescado” (4 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
92 Peterborough St, Fenway, Boston, MA 02215-4847
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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
Reviewed 31 July 2017

These were some of the best Tacos, burritos, etc., ever. You have got to a try this casual place that's both easy on the wallet and delicious.

Thank Todd J
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

On a visit from the UK... Great to go to an authentic neighbourhood Mexican for lunch. Enjoyed tasty food at the outside tables. They had a few gluten free options which was great too.

Thank Mozartman
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Tacos were excellent, especially the steak tacos. The taquitos were delicious. The breakfast meal was perfectly cooked and a bargain for $4. I will definitely go again. 4 stars because the chips were hard and under-salted and the chicken in the quesadillas was overcooked. Small...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Given the high ratings of this place, I was expecting to be blown away. I was not. I ordered three tacos. Truthfully, they were quite big, so two might be sufficient for you. The carnitas tacos were very tasty, if not a bit soggy. The...More

Thank Newsdork
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Everything is delicious and affordable !!! Absolutely nothing negative to say. Usually packed but that's actually a good thing!!!

Thank ORestrepo2014
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We ordered chips, salsa, El guapo burrito, and fish and carnitas tacos. The chips and salsa are excellent. The burrito was of a large size and included a plaintain which the kids didn't like. All the comp;onents of the fish tacos were great - except...More

Thank swansfromBoston
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

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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