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El Rey del Taco

5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
+1 770-986-0032
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“tongue” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (38 reviews)
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5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of the best places to have Mexican food in Atlanta. They have homemade corn tortillas I like their tacos and mini quesadillas!!! They also serve some tasty margs!

Thank catherine30033
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a classic Mexican restaurant with authentic food and atmosphere! The tortilla's are hand-made and warm when served - what more could you ask for? The choices are plenty and there is a specialty lunch menu if you venture in midday. A must try.

Thank MarkButt
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Went for lunch around 1:30 pm and there was no line so we were seated immediately. I had two carne asada tacos and my son had the lunch special of 2 tacos, beans and rice. We enjoyed everything from the chips and salsa to the...More

Thank ibaol
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is by far the best mexican restaurant in all Atlanta. Food is great, original, margaritas excellent and service very good.

Thank EduardoPuertoRico
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We went to El Rey del Taco and had a good cheap lunch. The Día del Muerto decorations are spectacular. My daughter's lunch fajitas were perfect for $8 with a soda. My queso fundido was good but not melted.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here last week for a quick lunch. The line was out the door around 11:45, but moved quick as we ordered in about 10 minutes. The food came out within another 10 minutes. I ordered the Memphis soft taco and the Cartina...More

Thank Travelfar222
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Several friends mentioned this restaurant. I happened by at lunch time so I swung in. The food was good and the prices fair. They give you several sauces and salsa and chips upon arrival. The pink looking sauce is HOT!!! The green sauce has avocado...More

Thank Monie G
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Went to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and as touted as close to authentic Mexican food as you will find in Atlanta. Customer service was outstanding in spite of the large crowd...music was blaring to celebrate...do not know...More

Thank Marianne F
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Tacos Al pasteur were good but not as good as in Mexico but close. I am not sure if our beef came off a Rottesiory like they did in Mexico either. Over all the food was good, Parking can be a challenge on weekend nights...More

Thank Edrick0330
Reviewed 30 April 2017

very busy on rainy sunday aft. service lacks a little, orders came out wrong but were corrected. food was awesome, skip margueritas, tasted like only mix. but beer was cold

Thank Elaine W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 05:00
Monday
10:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 05:00
Thursday
10:00 - 05:00
Friday
10:00 - 06:00
Saturday
10:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 770-986-0032
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