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El Taco Veloz

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5084 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30342
7709369094
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Description: El Taco Veloz strives to deliver the best in high-value, low-priced...
El Taco Veloz strives to deliver the best in high-value, low-priced authentic Mexican food. Authentic Mexican Taquerias, Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, Nachos and much more...
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Best steak burrito I've ever had

On this place you will find the best steak burrito ever. My favorite is just meat+cheese. sometimes I ask for sour cream+avocado. Also the steak+egg+cheese breakfast burrito is really good. Any of my friends I take to this place, they get addicted. This is what people call a hole in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Oliver M
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Decatur, Georgia, United States
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Conyers, Georgia, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This place has all the makings of a great little spot for tacos. Unfortunately I have one issue. The tortillas for the tacos were corn (which is good) but they were like steamed or something. All bloated and mealy and suckin up all the moisture in your mouth. You can't choke these things down without a lot of water/coke/whatever. My... More 

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Decatur, Georgia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On this place you will find the best steak burrito ever. My favorite is just meat+cheese. sometimes I ask for sour cream+avocado. Also the steak+egg+cheese breakfast burrito is really good. Any of my friends I take to this place, they get addicted. This is what people call a hole in the wall....This is a must on Buford Hwy.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As good as any taco stand I've been to. Clearly the best in Atlanta, whether for tacos, huevos rancheros and agua de horchata. They have three locations, maybe more, and all are equally good.

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New Orleans, LA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Not much to look at, but tacos are great. Good flavors great prices. Tortillas are a little weak but otherwise excellent bang for buck. And they're open late (Roswell).

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Don't let the looks fool you. Seems like a shack of sorts (Buford Hwy) location. Just enjoy beef tongue to chicken. If you like beef the barbacoa cannot be beat. Just add some beans, rice, cilantro, onions and green salsa. I skip the sour cream.

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Thank you for taking the tme to leave us such a good review. We're glad to hear you've enjoyed your visit to El Taco Veloz. See you soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

It's all about the food. Carne asada burrito is excellent. Beans and cheese good too. Order at the counter, no wait staff. Blue collar clientele. Offers take out too!

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Lantana, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

This restaurant has been around forever and never fail to amaze. I usually take them out but the burritos are the best anywhere...not sure what they do other than prepare them fresh. Can't go wrong with any of the beef, bean and cheese combinations.

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Atlanta, GA, USA
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258 reviews 258 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

El Taco Veloz )http://www.tacoveloz.com/) has six locations in the Atlanta area, all very small taquerias that have been around for many years. My favorite location is the original one on Buford Highway, very tiny, and in the same location for over 20 years. Lately they have had $1 taco specials, their burritors are wonderful, as are their chips and salsa... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2008

Holy Cow, it looks like it used to be an old Pizza Hut. drove past it for years not giving it a second thought. Once you try though its amazing!! Never had a bad thing there. 3 steak tacos will set you back about 6 bucks or a burrito to 5.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2008

These tacos/burritos are so good, my wife and I actually get cravings and go out of our way to eat there!! American "mexican" food can't compare. The restaurants are usually dives, but who cares.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5084 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30342
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: 7709369094

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

Description

El Taco Veloz strives to deliver the best in high-value, low-priced authentic Mexican food. Authentic Mexican Taquerias, Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, Nachos and much more...
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?