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El Taco Rey

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330 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 475-9722
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Possibly the best in town

There is something that is made obvious when you see a restaurant no bigger than some cubicles with 30 people in there trying to get some food. They have a way with flavor, where everything in a burrito is delicious and you can actually pick the ingredients out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Woodland Park, Colorado
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

There is something that is made obvious when you see a restaurant no bigger than some cubicles with 30 people in there trying to get some food. They have a way with flavor, where everything in a burrito is delicious and you can actually pick the ingredients out.

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Colorado Springs
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

No matter what your plans are, take the time to stop by El Taco Rey for a late lunch or early supper. It is family owned and family run. The food is exceptional, consistent quality and well worth your time. Best parking is in the back in a large parking lot. Hope you take the time.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food is made to order and is always fresh. The star of the show is the Avocado Pork Burrito, it can be ordered hand held, and or smothered and deluxed with their great green chile. They have a great expanded menu of other items. This place is family owned by the Aguilar's it is family run also and they... More 

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Fort worth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great little place. We had the burrito and it was good. Our son was hooked on the beef quesadilla. Very clean and friendly.

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Altoona, Iowa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great Mexican food can be had here at this little "hole in the wall" joint near downtown Colorado Springs. Not much room for seating, so if you plan to bring a big family, plan on eating elsewhere. We ate outside on a gorgeous day. I had 2 bean burritos and a brownie. The burritos had great flavor. The atmosphere is... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

i cannot believe this place has 4 stars, i guess is because people in colorado springs dont know what good mexican food is. i think taco bell has more flavor!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Have been going here on and off for 10 years or so. It is very small. A hole in the wall, biput those are often the restaurants with the best food. I have always ordered the smothered pork burrito #5 because it has always been FANTASTIC.. It has been at least a year since I have been able to eat... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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149 reviews 149 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 330 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: (719) 475-9722

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?