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El Taco Veloz

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5084 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30342
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Hands down one of my favorite places to grab quick tacos or a burrito on Buford Highway (and one of my favorite spots on Buford Highway period). I've been coming here for four years now and am nowhere near sick of the food here - it's always a treat. Go get a carnitas burrito (with "everything" - cilantro, onion and... More 

Thank Matt W
Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Looks can deceive so don't let the looks of this joint fool you. The health inspection is 98 and that's all you need for the go ahead to eat here. Get it to go or sit at wooden tables in this shanty of a drive thru. Get tacos, tacos and more tacos. Gently fiery green sauce, juicy fillings and flavorful... More 

Thank ssatl1948
Georgia, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've been going to this El Taco Veloz since I lived down the street in '91-'93. Nothing about the flavor has changed. I have driven the hour + to get my real Tacos de Carne Asada and it's always worth it and always the same. Don't go expecting waiters and individual tables. Go for the Food.

Thank Denise M
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

i am writing this because the food is terrible they cooked a tortilla in the microwave and when I asked for a refund they denied and i left the tacos there order number 110 on the 30th of april 6;08 pm

Thank carlos l
Conyers, Georgia, United States
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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 

Thank Scott B
Decatur, Georgia, United States
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank Oliver M
Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

Thank Michael M
New Orleans, LA
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

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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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

Thank Steven J
El Taco V, General Manager at El Taco Veloz, responded to this review

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
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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!

Thank Craig M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Fast Food, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5084 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30342
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: 7709369094
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?