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El Rey Del Taco

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522 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-2636
+1 719-550-4272
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Colorado Springs
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have heard about El Rey Del Taco from friends. Had dinner there last night and it was perfect. The chips and salsa (the salsa bar was great. You get your own because there are 7 different ones to choose from Cherri B.) We both ordered the combination plate with three choices so we could try everything. Tostada, tamale, burrito,... More 

Thank Bayboy56
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Stick to the standard menu items, no customs and you will get what you ordered. Generous portions. Nice accidental find on the way out of town.

Thank Don S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Bland, one basket of tortilla chips and you have to get your own salsa. It had great reviews so we went and to be frank the food was less than memorable and my husband as well as myself would just as soon go to Del Taco first. Sorry, it's not one I would hit.

Thank Cherri B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fantastic little place to sit down and eat. Great food, great environment, and great staff. Reasonably priced and the store is never too crowded. I would recommend anyone to go here.

Thank Briahnna C
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We came here on a friends reccomendation, the service and ambiance are very good but the food itself as just OK. Id rather eat at 3 magaritas in fountain than here again. Not much else to say just OK food.

Thank Anthony L
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Don't let the hole in the wall exterior fool you, this is a great restaurant. Homemade salsas and good service. I went twice in one business trip.

Thank Kstover88
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

very authentic Mexican food. Loved the salsa. The carnitas al pastor were great. The server was very nice.

Thank RinaColorado
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244 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

El Rey Del Taco provides a comfortable atmosphere with authentic Mexican food. Prices were very reasonable. They have a great salsa bar with an avocado crema that is very delicious. I had the Chile Verde Plate, which was a little salty, but still very tasty.

Thank BrananMike
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Let me start by saying, the food that I got was pretty good. I liked the salsa bar. The problem that I had was that I ordered the pick 3 combo. I selected a chili relleno smothered in verde, a pork verde enchilada, and a chicken suiza enchilada, which is smothered with a sour cream based sauce. What I got... More 

Thank Debby R
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

There are two locations for this restaurant -- the original one on south Academy and the second one (#2) on Maizeland. We ate at the original one about a year ago, and it was fine. However, we recently ate at the #2, and it was terrible. When we tasted the tortilla chips that were brought to our table prior to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-2636
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-550-4272

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