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El Palomino

1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
+1 256-355-4464
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  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

El Palomino was recommended to us by a couple of Hispanic people I worked with and they were right on the money. the food is great. Everyone in the family loves it. My daughter and I love the tamales and burritos and my son swears...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ChrisGM578
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We love this little Mexican place! Their tamales are on point. The red is seasoned well and are not like fire balls! Warning the green tamales are SPICY! Love them. Favorite item is the pollo torta, it is perfect and the bread is amazing! My...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Salty-souls
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Food is authentic Mexican...love the tacos and gordita. Breakfast burrito also amazing. Friendly and helpful staff... awesome and can't wait to visit again.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Marcus A
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Always excellent food. Courteous and friendly staff. Best tamales I've had in a long time. I order an extra dozen, and freeze them, for late night snacks.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bob D
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Great food at a bit of a steeper price. Well worth it for some authentic Mexican food. You don't find food like this much in Decatur and don't find many places that offer outside dining. I'd recommend the chicken burrito (chicken, rice,beans, and I forget...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Exploration696683
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

We ordered several options and they were all delicious and freshly prepared!! Tamales, tacos, chimichanga, guacamole, churros!! Seriously amazing!! Even bought more guac to go!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

I stop there almost every time I go through Decatur. I have been stopping here for years. It is the best I have ever eaten anywhere including Texas. Me encantan los tacos de lengua.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Roger F
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If loving their food is wrong, I don't want to be right. You can taste the pride in every item prepared by Salvador and his family. I hesitate to single out one item because I encourage you to try them all. Save room for a...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot throughout the southeastern US and have about given up on finding good authentic Mexican food. The positive reviews for El Palomino were enough to convince us to give this small place a try. We're glad we did!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Wild_Place_Finder
Reviewed August 1, 2016

I've been wanting to check this place out for a while and finally got the opportunity to do so this weekend. This place is authentic Mexican food and very good. I had a beef taco and a steak burrito and both were the best I've...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-355-4464
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