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El Taco

306 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
+1 250-352-2060
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (36 reviews)
“tacos” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
306 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

An absolute find of a place, good food and good portions for a sensible price. The staff were friendly and helpful with dietary info. There's lots of cool little things to look at while you wait and some local art on the walls of the...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Head to El Taco for a Kootenay take on Mexican, leaning toward the street taco rather than Tex-Mex or Cal-Mex. Great options for tacos, burritos, bowls, plates (with rice and beans); nice house-made salsas; beer and a few fun cocktails available too. They should change...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Decent food, reasonably priced and a very laid back atmosphere. Can sit in or outside and they have great artwork on the walls. Great for a quick bite to eat.

Thank LDJB89
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We dined here last night. Often Mexican restaurants are hit and miss but the food here is fantastic. The atmosphere is laid back casual. Price wise it was good. I had the Enchilada with rice and my wife had a large Nachos. Small would have...More

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Found this little place while looking for somewhere to go for a late lunch. Food was great! Good portions with fresh ingredients.

Thank Sunworshiper54
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Had a chicken burrito and it was so good i got a second one for the road! My friend also enjoyed his burrito.

Thank diesel p
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place! The food is always consistent and delicious. Service is fast and friendly, and the value is awesome.

1  Thank Wanderingfoodie23
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My chicken burrito was great, and super quick, maybe took 2 min or less. The best "not fast food" ever. The staff is very friendly and the restaurant is lovely decorated.

Thank Corinna B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A fantastic veggie burrito. I think they weigh a pound each?! Filling and delicious and for a good price. One of my favourite stops in town.

Thank Alyssa F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our favourite place in Nelson to go with the whole family for a dinner out. Nice assortment of delicious just like Mexico dishes. Our favourite is the TAco salad and the Burrito,s . friendly staff and nice atmosphere,right downtown, With reasonable prices for a family.

Thank Ted S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2060
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