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El Taco Rey

330 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 475-9722
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Ranked #55 of 1,178 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Norwalk, CT
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124 reviews 124 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

As you approach this restaurant that is a little off the beaten path, you feel like you are stumbling onto a well kept secret. But when you see the crowds, you realize that this is a very popular local joint. Incredible food, generous portions, and an friendly staff made this worth the trip.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

From NYC and enjoyed a delicious meal here. Jana is the owner and this is a family owned business. Not many tables, but it is cozy, and the food is prepared from the heart. A worthwhile stop for excellent southwestern style food. For desert try the coconut cake, it is out of this world!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place is small and quay, but the food is great. The avocado pork burrito is fabulous. The cheese enchiladas were also very good.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very small and often hard to find a seat. Mexican food preparation is a family affair. Their Avocado Pork Burrito is hard to beat.

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Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Heard this place was the best and the closest to New Mexican style cuisine so I had to give it a try since I am from NM. Unfortunately, it's not even close to what I expected but it was ok. I have NEVER heard of an avocado burrito before (don't be confused with a Carne Adovado burrito) it's different and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I am from Texas and new to the area, always looking for good Mexican food. El Taco Rey is by far the best I've had in a very long time! The avocado pork burrito is to die for as well as the tres leches coconut cake. The beans, rice and salsa are also delicious. You can tell the food is... More

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Federal Way, Washington
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94 reviews 94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

well I read all the reviews and was very excited to go here for lunch. I ordered the wet smothered burreto with pork avocado with rice and salad. Well it was a bit of a let down for me I guess I just expected awesome from reading all the great reviews and just got average mexican food..... Good but not... More

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Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is one little place that's so good you won't mind the wait. My enchiladas were so tasty that from the first bite til the last my taste buds were jumping with delight. The service was exceptional, as well. They were extremely busy but the cashier was friendly and not hurried. I'll be back!!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Get there early...line forms for the greatest burritos in town! If you like it spicy, get the smothered one...you won't regret it. Amazing!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We've heard of El Taco Rey for a year and finally made it. Now I'm upset it took so long to get there. Yum! From the moment you walk into this small joint, you feel like you're part of the family. I had the avocado pork burrito smothered in green chile and it was out of this world! My wife... More

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