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El Rey del Taco

5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
+1 770-986-0032
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“al pastor” (7 reviews)
“tongue” (7 reviews)
“carnitas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
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11 - 20 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We arrived at 12:50PM on Sunday and the only issue that we had eating at this venue was parking. We had to end up illegally parking on the side of one of the businesses because too many businesses were using the same parking area. If...More

Thank joegaboy
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Our friends highly recommended this place for authentic Mexican cuisine and so we tried it out. They have a great variety of tacos and quesadillas. We had several of the mini tacos: cow cheek, tongue, beef, etc. They were good but a little dry.The hot...More

Thank Lolita D
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We're were referred to el Rey by some store workers where I was doing business today and they told us it was the best in town, they were right and they were Mexican! Great food and ambiance!

Thank Blair A
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Order mini tacos (asada, al pastor, buche, carnitas), none were great and kids meals. Food was okay. Service was not friendly. Would not return if lived locally.

Thank Korina A
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We love the tacos at this place! Not all (we have tried chicken a couple of times, but the meat has been dry and not too much flavor to it). The handmade tortillas are absolutely worth the extra .25 cents and honestly 60% of a...More

Thank TheCulinaryWonderer
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We go to this restaurant at least 10 times a month lol! It is an amazing place if you are looking for real Mexican Food. Of course Tacos are Delicious! Love this place! Customer Service is not that great but who cares when food is...More

Thank Iván L
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I always have the carnitas tacos with regular tortillas. 😍😍😍😍 They are DELICIOSO! I love spicy so i add grilled jalapeños and sweet onions with the green and red sauce! Best authentic tacos in Atlanta and believe me, I've been EVERYWHERE! JUMBO Margarita is also...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Very good authentic Mexican tacos. Affordable. We go there several time a year. Would love to one day try something else on the menu but the tacos are so good that I always end up ordering them.

Thank Randi B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

First of all it is nice to find a real Mexican restaurant in an area filled with Asian cafes. The very extensive menu take a long time to read sao start ofdfd with a Margurita and you will not minds. Dozens of taco filings that...More

Thank michael p
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The tacos were good, because they had good flavor. The wait times are long for specialty dishes. Tacos come out pretty quickly. 🌮😐

Thank Jiya S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 06:00
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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