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2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
612-781-3000
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English first
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

The alambra was very very good but enough for 2. The ca marines diablo were super spicy but all very good. Wish fair state beer could b on menu

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This location is being remodeled as of 2/13/14 - I don't know details except that they'll be in the same or similar location, have more room, and serve beer. Anyway... I usually order three tacos (carnitas, pastor, barbacoa, chorizo... forget the chicken) with onion, cilantro, and limes. Best $7.50 meal you could ask for! Alambre was pretty cool too (meat... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Same style as Chipolte, stand up ordering at it's finest. I suggest getting a meat off the beaten path (the BBQ Pork is really glorious) and go to town! Also, if you are #beastmodehungry you should get the "Big Burrito" it is the size of a fat infant, just as the Big Torta is the size of a medium house... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We decided to eat here on a recommendation from a friend. We were a little confused when we first walked in because there weren't any directions for what to do. After watching someone else, we figured it out. We walked up the the food prep counter and placed our order, then paid the hostess. The food didn't take long to... More 

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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100 reviews 100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We have eaten at El Taco Riendo many times. It is a family favorite. The food is fresh, reasonably priced and made to order.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Awesome place, authentic food and the prices can not be beat. If you want to grab some grub that is mouthwatering delicious and does not hurt your wallet, stop on by. Order at the counter, wait for them to put together your meal and pay at the register. Have a seat and enjoy. You will not be sorry. This place... More 

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Indianola, Iowa, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Several of us went for lunch and got each got a different thing. We all thought that the food was delicious. While ordering, you had a variety of options (what kind of meat? Black or pinto beans? Onions and cilantro?). There were over thirty "meal deals". I thought the soft drink cup size was a little small. Prices were relatively... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

So many authentic choices of protein and toppings, it will make your head spin. This place has quickly become my favorite taqueria. The atmosphere is low-fi but the tacos are outstanding.

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Wisconsin
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260 reviews 260 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

I've been to this place numerous times in the month of July, and every time I go away happy. Almost all of the meals are under $10. If you're looking for a super filling meal for cheap, chose the combination plate. The quesadilla is HUGE as is the chimichanga. I couldn't finish either of them on separate visits. I would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

Chicken mole enchiladas. This is not Tex-mex or American Mex. The clientele don't speak too much English.

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Additional Information about El Taco Riendo

Address: 2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
Phone Number: 612-781-3000
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Fast Food

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