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El Taco Veloz

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960 Jesse Jewel Pkwy., Gainesville, GA 30501
770-503-1100
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 am
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Gainesville, Georgia
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The food is good here. The steak burrito is great. The prices seem high but occasionally worth it. Good horchata too.

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Thank BigGeezy95
Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Flavor was good, and I did not get sick. Quantity for the price was not what I expected. Servings seemed small. It has a drive through window for fast service. The overall condition of the premises were deplorable. It appeared to be an abandoned DelTaco with a crumbled parking lot. The landlord should be embarrassed. The tenant should complain. It... More 

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Thank danenzmann
Gainesville, Georgia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Very friendly staff. The food tastes really good and from what I was told it is authentic. My kids had beef tongue and loved it. My husband and I tried the tripe soup. It was quite tasty but the smell was too strong for us so it was hard to enjoy it. I would say the food is a little... More 

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Thank Virginie P
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

After reading other reviews, we found our own experience a little disappointing. We arrived about an hour before closing and the dining area was empty but rather messy---unwiped tables, dirty floor. The food is definitely authentic (I ordered the beef tongue taco...haven't seen those since eating at a taquiera in L.A) and good, but really spicy. Only complaint was our... More 

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Thank NSellers1
Gainesville, Georgia
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Really like the soup and tamales. Everything is fresh and tasty. Very affordable! Over look the outside and enjoy the friendly staff and great food!

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Thank AprilFNP
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

My favorite are the tortas. The nachos aren't that bad either, they just don't have the typical cheese dip we know and love. The drive thru is the super convenient but this isn't "fast food" so don't be upset if you're not in and out in 90 seconds.

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Thank Abby L
Gainesville, Georgia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The best place to go for authentic food. Fantastic food every time! Don't be afraid of the outside, taco al pastor is highly recommended!

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Thank BethV1
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111 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Take you food out as the seating here is some of the most uncomfortable I have ever seen. Have been here several times and had many different meals, but the tacos are great and the the sauces are wonderful. Try this for fun and adventure. Food is cheap

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BJthefoodie
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Carne asada and carnitas tacos I love you. Very good mexican....NOT Tex-Mex thankfully! This is close to what I am used to back in the day in Los Angeles. Good place....and they have Menudo!

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Thank BJthefoodie
Wisconsin
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Overheard someone talking about this place so I drove by. I was a little nervous about going alone so I took a co-worker. Silly me, judging a book by its cover. GREAT food, Very authentic. Folks could not have been nicer. I will definitely go back alone :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Jesse Jewel Pkwy., Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 770-503-1100

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