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“Can't get enough!”

Tres Carnales Taqueria
Ranked #22 of 2,573 Restaurants in Edmonton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: (780) 429-0911
Reviewed July 4, 2013

Can't get enough of this place! This place gets super busy over lunch every day of the week. Wish it was a little bigger inside, but the food is truly fantastic. Sometimes the music at lunch is so loud though you can't even carry a conversation.

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Thank megz81
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is a great place, excellent service and modern real Mexican decoration, a little fancy for a taqueria; close to Central LRT station and very easy to find. Last Saturday we arrived before 4 pm, there was a 20 people line to get in; the space in not big but was enough for all the people waiting outside. I like the system to order your food, same as in Mexico, a line to order the sit wherever you can.

We ordered tacos de cochinita pibil, tacos al pastror and torta de chorizo, before that guacamole con totopos. The plates were nice presented and 4 tacos are enough for a regular appetite. I have to say that is not exactly the same taste than Mexican pastor and cochinita pibil, just good enough, also chorizo should be a little more spicy/hot. There are also some differences with the traditional salsas provided in each plate and some combinations of ingredients in the tacos/tortas are not the usual Mexican match.

Is a nice example of Mexican food, Californian fish tacos from the northwest Mexico, Tacos al pastor and chorizo from everywhere in Mexico, and some mayan food represented by Cochinita Pibil, which by the way has not a very pronounced achiote taste; representative of this incredible recipe.

It is Mexican food, it is the Mexican style, but the flavor is not most accurate representation of Mexican food.

Two last things, first the music is not Mexican, is latin but not Mexican. Second, the menu should include the very Mexican drinks called “micheladas”, a extremely famous beer cocktail.

Visit this place, and enjoy.

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Thank Carlos M
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

Tres Carneles is always a fun place to eat. 3-4 tacos for $10 so we usually each order a different kind & share them. Everyone walks away full, staff is helpful & fast, & best of all, food is tasty! There was no outdoor seating at I saw but I had heard they, as many restaurants, we're having difficulty convincing the city to loosen their outdoor eating rules...maybe next year!

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Thank TravellinWeb
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

The atmosphere was great; lively music and cool decor. It gets really busy so don't be shy because you may get seated with somebody you don't know. The food was fantastic though there is nothing on the side. You order a sandwich, you get a sandwich. The servers are excellent, friendly, fast and efficient. It's definitely worth a try.

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Thank Ali M
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Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Surprise to find in Alberta. Awesome food and environment. Warning: line up gets long in the evenings. Casual dining, family tables, and authentic hip decor. Simple menu- servers are great. Food is quick. We love to sit at the high topper and keep ordering dishes. Usually we share so the many options on the menu. Best mexican food in Edmonton!

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Thank TrevellingDuo
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