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Carl Junction, Missouri, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband is from Southern California and when I brought the taco's and the green sauce he said now this is Mexican food just like back home AWESOME!!!!

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Pittsburg, Kansas
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

This little carryout place reminds me of living in Southern California. This is what you get in border towns and northern Mexico. Cheap, fast, and so good that I drive 30 miles to get a burrito.

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Joplin, MO
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207 reviews 207 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

I'd have to say its a neck and neck tie with Lalo's, also in Joplin. What may give El Rey the edge is their location, right on the north end of Main Street, so its always a must stop during Joplin's Third Thursday events. Fast and courteous service, with "real" (read: not Taco Bell) tacos and other authentic, fast Mexican... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

My family has eaten at this resturant for years now. The food is excellent and the price is right. We love the beef tacos and the chicken tacos. If you are looking for the crunchy, lettuce and chese filled tacos we all grew up with, this is the wrong place for you. But if you want chopped meat, white onions,... More 

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Joplin, MO
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2009

This place is a tiny, tiny building with some great food inside. The food is authentic and delicious, and the daily specials make the already low prices even lower. Definitely a place to check out!

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2008

This little mexican carryout restaurant is a great little grab-n-go place that will give you restaurant style food to go. No more fast food tacos El Rey is excellent and the portions are generous.

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Additional Information about El Rey to Go

Address: 212 S. Main St., Joplin, MO
Phone Number: (417) 781-4455
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
Cuisine: Mexican

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