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El Taco Rey

330 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 475-9722
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Ranked #43 of 1,164 restaurants in Colorado Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 16, 2014
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Fowler
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This was my first visit and it will soon become a favorite. Friends had told me how great it was, I just hadn't tried it until recently. It was so yummy!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The food and staff are great but if you a person who does not like being in someones personal space, do not go here. You wait in line while standing next to nearly everyone who has decided to dine in. I went ordered, my food, then sat outside on a table they have out there and they brought my food,... More

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Los Altos, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Great simple lunch place... but get there early for either take out or in house dining. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

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Abilene, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Drove past this place n saw nothing but people lined up trying to get into this place ! We drove past did a u turn n OMG !!! This place is AMAZING ! We had the pork n green chilli n avocado burritos smothered n they were FANTASTIC !!!! Sooooo good I almost passed out ! I Will return !!!!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I totally agree with other reviewers-the guacamole pork burrito-which they recommend as their best seller-was awesome. Huge portion, just the right amount of heat, great flavors. This is a tiny, family owned place with limited indoor seating. We got our order to go and took it back to our place. And enjoyed!

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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Get the guacamole pork burrito it is like nothing I have ever tasted. Smothered in green chili, one may think guacamole doesn't belong in a hot burrito. It does, and it's amazing. Tiny dive place but you can always call In a to go order and go picnic. Big portion and really worth the trip.

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Destin, Florida
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30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Small and worth the wait. We went there while on vacation and went back there again before we got on the plane to leave town. This place is a great hole in the wall. You can sit inside or outside but get there early because there’s limited setting. We ordered many things on the menu just to try them out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We visited El Taco Rey on a Tuesday for lunch, we got there a little before noon and so glad we did, if we had gotten there any later we would have not gotten a seat as the place is small with very few seats, there was a line that was out to there door, now for the food, there... More

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