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El Rey del Taco

5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
+1 770-986-0032
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Mexican, Latin
5288 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340-1107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would describe this place as a great hole in the wall. If not told of this place you may just drive right on by. The service and food quality was excellent. We ordered the tacos with homemade tortillas. The chips and salsa were great...More

Thank xhighjumper
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This place is one of the best places to have Mexican food in Atlanta. They have homemade corn tortillas I like their tacos and mini quesadillas!!! They also serve some tasty margs!

Thank catherine30033
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is a classic Mexican restaurant with authentic food and atmosphere! The tortilla's are hand-made and warm when served - what more could you ask for? The choices are plenty and there is a specialty lunch menu if you venture in midday. A must try.

Thank MarkButt
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Went for lunch around 1:30 pm and there was no line so we were seated immediately. I had two carne asada tacos and my son had the lunch special of 2 tacos, beans and rice. We enjoyed everything from the chips and salsa to the...More

Thank ibaol
Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is by far the best mexican restaurant in all Atlanta. Food is great, original, margaritas excellent and service very good.

Thank EduardoPuertoRico
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We went to El Rey del Taco and had a good cheap lunch. The Día del Muerto decorations are spectacular. My daughter's lunch fajitas were perfect for $8 with a soda. My queso fundido was good but not melted.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here last week for a quick lunch. The line was out the door around 11:45, but moved quick as we ordered in about 10 minutes. The food came out within another 10 minutes. I ordered the Memphis soft taco and the Cartina...More

Thank Travelfar222
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Several friends mentioned this restaurant. I happened by at lunch time so I swung in. The food was good and the prices fair. They give you several sauces and salsa and chips upon arrival. The pink looking sauce is HOT!!! The green sauce has avocado...More

Thank Monie G
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
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Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
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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