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El Rey Del Taco

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522 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-2636
719-550-4272
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic little place to sit down and eat. Great food, great environment, and great staff. Reasonably priced and the store is never too crowded. I would recommend anyone to go here.

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Thank Briahnna C
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a friends reccomendation, the service and ambiance are very good but the food itself as just OK. Id rather eat at 3 magaritas in fountain than here again. Not much else to say just OK food.

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Thank Anthony L
Orlando
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Don't let the hole in the wall exterior fool you, this is a great restaurant. Homemade salsas and good service. I went twice in one business trip.

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Thank Kstover88
Colorado
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

very authentic Mexican food. Loved the salsa. The carnitas al pastor were great. The server was very nice.

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Thank RinaColorado
Colorado
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232 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

El Rey Del Taco provides a comfortable atmosphere with authentic Mexican food. Prices were very reasonable. They have a great salsa bar with an avocado crema that is very delicious. I had the Chile Verde Plate, which was a little salty, but still very tasty.

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Thank BrananMike
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Let me start by saying, the food that I got was pretty good. I liked the salsa bar. The problem that I had was that I ordered the pick 3 combo. I selected a chili relleno smothered in verde, a pork verde enchilada, and a chicken suiza enchilada, which is smothered with a sour cream based sauce. What I got... More 

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Thank Debby R
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

There are two locations for this restaurant -- the original one on south Academy and the second one (#2) on Maizeland. We ate at the original one about a year ago, and it was fine. However, we recently ate at the #2, and it was terrible. When we tasted the tortilla chips that were brought to our table prior to... More 

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Thank goodeye67
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We came here because of the few reviews we read on tripadvisor. We got in and sat down no one came to greet us or ask us if we wanted anything to drink....nothing. After witnessing a few other customers get seated and ordering drinks we just about had it and almost left. Right as we were getting up we were... More 

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Temple, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We've been there twice.both times it was fresh and tasty .it's a very little place ,and always at least 3 people in line.But they really try to get your meal to you quickly.if you have 45min to an hour worth the wait

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Thank Flickmybic
Biloxi, Mississippi
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is located in a small strip mall. It is authentic Mexican food. Tonight they had a live band too. There are many different salsas to choose from with your chips. It was very reasonable. You receive more food than anyone should be able to eat :). A definite stop, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank mililtt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-2636
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-550-4272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?