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Taqueria El Rey

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
Vuorimiehenkatu 18, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 40 1362599
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (12 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Contemporary, Latin, Street Food, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Vuorimiehenkatu 18, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The enchiladas and guacamole were super delicious! Service, cocktails and atmosphere are also great!

Thank Lexi A
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I'm 100% sure there's no better Mexican restaurant in Finland. The food, the service and the cocktails are just great. Don't miss the house margarita, it's a piece of art. 🇲🇽

Thank hleinone
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Personnel was great and food was good. Tasting menu was perfect size and very tasty. Little bit confusing couple time with table reservations, but it was because people like to just sit and talk after meal (next group is already waiting). But have to understand...More

Thank Hanna F
Luis R, Owner at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Dear Hanna, Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a nice time at El Rey :) We appreciate your comments regarding the time of the reservations. We will do our best to improve the timing on the bookings, so all our customer...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going here regularly for a couple of years and it never let me down. Interiors, service, music and food is authentic Mexican!

Thank Lotta W
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Fresh handmade mexican food with outstanding flavors. Guys really know what they are doing and how to do it. Ceviche starter was really good. Worth a little walk from downtown.

Thank Amex7878
Roberto P, Marketing & Communications at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Muchas gracias for this review! We appreciate that you took the time to come and taste authentic Mexican food - Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Guacamole-nacho starter and fish/roasted pork belly tacos worjed well for my wife and me. Maybe bit pricy, but can't really complain about that in this area. Suosittelen!

Thank MatkustaVilleJkl
Roberto P, Marketing & Communications at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Muchas gracias for your review! We like to keep our food quality as authentic Mexican as we can - we're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you soon to try our delicious enchiladas!

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best Mexican restaurant in Helsinki. It's a bit of a walk and search but well worth it. I had the cactus dish and it was yummy with a nice amount of heat without spoiling the flavor. They have an impressive...More

Thank Hagar08540
Roberto P, Marketing & Communications at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Muchas gracias! We're glad you were able to find us and also confirm that we have indeed the best tacos in town! Next time you should try our special house margarita ;) Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Super teasty vegetarian and fish tacos! Nice service. We all four enjoy! Only few tables, better make reservation

Thank Maikki64
Roberto P, Marketing & Communications at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Muchas gracias! Kiitos paljon! We are happy to hear your comments and hope to have you back soon! Next time you should try the bistec con queso tacos ;)

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The place is not that fancy, but it has trendy mexican feel to it. The food and drinks are excellent, and you actually also have a few mexican craft beer options on the list.

Thank TeroPajunen
Roberto P, Marketing & Communications at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Muchas gracias! We are very happy to hear your comments and hope to have you back soon to try some of our house cocktails!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The place is an true hidden gem with great food and really friendly staff! They had a good variety of beers and really good coffee from an local brewery! Highly recommend!

Thank Eppu N
Roberto P, Marketing & Communications at Taqueria El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Muchas gracias for your visit and recommendations! Hope to have you back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuorimiehenkatu 18, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 40 1362599
Description
The best Mexican restaurant in Helsinki! El Rey is an authentic Mexican Taquería with a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of Helsinki.
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