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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
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“al pastor” (7 reviews)
“tongue” (7 reviews)
“carnitas” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
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LOCATION
5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
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1 - 10 of 60 reviews

Reviewed 7 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 1 May 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
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food. The seafood cocktail is awesome. Has very fresh seafood. The salsa is fresh and spicy. The tacos are available with all the traditional fillings including tounge and "bowel" but I stuck with chicken and pork. The tortillas are made fresh to order....More

Thank saintrage
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped here because I missed the kind of tacos I was able to get for the cheap in Florida: tender meat, pliable soft tortilla, sharp bite of onions, and delicious cilantro. Now THATS a taco and I miss it in Ga. After all the...More

Thank mariposa34221
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Love the tacos here. They have a variety of meats to choose from, tongue, steak, chicken, goat, Mexican sausage, tripe to name a few. They really were busy when we was there on a Friday noon.

Thank firetater
Reviewed 10 January 2017

It's been eight months since I had the pleasure of eating here. I remember how good it was then and I'm happy to report it is still real Mexican food and it is still very good. Even something as traditional and simple as a taco...More

Thank michael p
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 24 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
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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, Serves Alcohol, Television
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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