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El Pelon Taqueria

El Pelon Taqueria

Mexican Restaurant, Burrito Place, and Taco Place · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
92 Peterborough St (at Kilmarnock St.), Boston, MA 02215, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$$$$
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Fresh, Cheap and Friendly Mexican Food. Plus lots of daily specials and off menu items. You can also skip the lines during busy times and order online from menu link at elpelon.com

9.2/10

Based on 363 votes

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    Cody K.
    "El Guapo burrito with fried plantains"(7 Tips)
    Daniela F.
    "Get the one with steak and fried plantains!"(6 Tips)
    Daniel T.
    "El Pelon is by far the best Burrito in Boston."(3 Tips)
    Phillip K.
    "Best fish tacos around!! Make sure to squeeze the lime well."(20 Tips)
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  • Mexican food
  • burritos
  • fish tacos
  • good for a quick meal
  • casual
  • authentic
  • lively
  • spicy food
  • good for a late night
  • carnitas
  • steak
  • trendy
  • quesadillas
  • horchata
  • cozy
  • great value
  • enchiladas
  • outdoor seating
  • off-menu items
  • hidden gem
  • Shannon F.

    enchiladas!

    Shannon Farrar · March 4
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  • Rehana B.

    Fish tacos, yum!

    Rehana B · January 8
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  • Brian P.

    Get the Pescado Tacos! Made with cornmeal, spices, and Arbol chili mayo, you can't go wrong

    Brian Park · December 7, 2015
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  • Logan K.

    Best burritos on the east coast.

    Logan Kerr · December 5, 2015
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  • Marcus J.

    Buritos, tacos

    Marcus Jason · November 26, 2015
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  • Rob A.

    Special house tacos are great. Steak ones are a bit spicy but so good

    Rob Atkinson · November 20, 2015
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  • Becky

    the carmelos tacos are the best! the burritos are also huge.

    Becky · November 18, 2015
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  • Shashank M.

    Food was ok. I would rather go to chipotle nearby.

    Shashank Maniar · November 9, 2015
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  • Patricia

    Don't skip the el guapo burrito: whoever thought to put fried plantains in a burrito is my hero. It's as amazing as it sounds.

    Patricia · November 2, 2015
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  • Alex S.

    The carnitas burrito with plantains inside is all I order.

    Alex Samaha · October 31, 2015
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  • Ting

    A small neighbourhood joint that offers delicious Mexican fast food. Very popular but with efficient service, lines move fast. Try the pescados! I enjoyed the carnitas torta too.

    Ting · October 9, 2015
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  • Emrecan D.

    Great burritos!

    Emrecan D · October 7, 2015
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  • Enrico S.

    Great tacos at reasonable price. Delicious home made drinks!

    Enrico S · September 27, 2015
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  • Enrique

    Horrible! These are not real tacos. Tortas also were disappointing. I guess this a place for burritos only.

    Enrique · September 26, 2015
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  • Martin

    El guapo was one of the best burritos I've ever had in my life. Big portioned too so come hungry

    Martin · September 18, 2015
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  • Gianna N.

    Really good food and quick

    Gianna Nebbia · September 17, 2015
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  • Naiara

    The burritos are awesome! Cheap place and nice terrace for the summer nights.

    Naiara · August 1, 2015
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  • A S.

    The plantains were great.. but everything else was nothing to write home about.. pescado tacos and the veggie burrito were okay, at best..

    A S · June 13, 2015
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  • Sofia P.

    Favorite burrito in Boston. Get El Guapo!

    Sofia Papastamelos · May 25, 2015
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  • Jane K.

    fish tacos. that is all.

    Jane K · May 18, 2015
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  • Xavier

    One of my favorite taquerias! El burrito El guapo it's gorgeous. Very cheap good, and every 7 one free!!! Awesome place with terrace.

    Xavier · May 16, 2015
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  • Jamie B.

    Fish tacos were excellent

    Jamie Bloomquist · April 18, 2015
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  • Alex D.

    Very solid, though not amazing, Mexican food.

    Alex Dobyan · April 15, 2015
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  • Nandi A.

    El Guapo is amazing! The food here is amazing. You get a huge burrito!

    Nandi Anderson · March 31, 2015
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  • Joseph D.

    Excellent pescado burrito. Swap the mayo based chipotle sauce for hot sauce.

    Joseph Dineen · March 7, 2015
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  • Daniela F.

    Delicious burrito. Get the one with steak and fried plantains!

    Daniela Febres-Cordero · February 28, 2015
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  • BU Today

    Next time you're at Fenway, stop by El Pelon to try the Northeast's best burrito. The popular El Guapo Burrito features fried sweet plantains that mix well with the savory grilled steak. Yum!

    BU Today · February 26, 2015
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  • Max S.

    The veggie burrito was superb! Load it up with their hot sauce and you're good to go!

    Max Saber · December 22, 2014
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  • John F.

    Fish tacos

    John Fusi · December 16, 2014
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  • Benjamin D.

    hidden gem. some of the best burritos in the city

    Benjamin Doyle · December 16, 2014
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  • Neyda C.

    El Guapo has fried plantain, enough said! Don't think twice.

    Neyda Cruz · November 25, 2014
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  • Alexandra M.

    Pescado taco is fantastic

    Alexandra Mottern · November 20, 2014
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  • Ashley B.

    Excellent tacos, and they even have jarritos!

    Ashley Bleimes · November 15, 2014
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  • EC R.

    Awesome tacos, quick meal

    EC Rider · November 11, 2014
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  • Marion

    The El Guapo was my first love.

    Marion · November 10, 2014
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  • David F.

    The Calabacitas burrito with plantains is perfection.

    David Foster · November 3, 2014
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  • Cody K.

    The El Guapo burrito with fried plantains is the way to go if you appreciate authentic Mexican flavors. The sweetness of the plantains is a great new dimension.

    Cody Karlin · October 15, 2014
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  • Daniel M.

    Chicken plato 👌

    Daniel Moreh · October 5, 2014
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  • Daniel T.

    A participant in the Burrito Bracket, El Pelon is by far the best Burrito in Boston.

    Daniel Tewfik · September 13, 2014
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  • Zack B.

    EL GUAPO. that's all.

    Zack Brittingham · September 8, 2014
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  • Kyle H.

    Amazing food with really good prices. A great small Mexican place. Prefer it over chipotle to be honest

    Kyle Hardy · September 6, 2014
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  • Jeremy K.

    Get the El Guapo burrito here. If you don't, get lost! It's the only way to go.

    Jeremy Krantz · August 22, 2014
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  • Jeanie N.

    Can't go wrong with burritos the size of your forearm. El guapo burrito is really good, would definitely get it again but if you're expecting the plantains to be super sweet, don't.

    Jeanie Nguyen · August 21, 2014
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  • Brian K.

    FISH TACOS!

    Brian Kinsley · August 21, 2014
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  • Tim R.

    The "El Guapo" burrito place is a strong choice. Is the first time I've seen fried plantains in a burrito and it's a game-changer.

    Tim Roberts · August 18, 2014
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  • sɐןoɥɔıu ן.

    Awesome food... But no beer...

    sɐןoɥɔıu ןǝɐɥɔıɯ · August 18, 2014
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  • Julie N.

    burritos are awesome. they'll also make them into burrito bowls for when you want to feel more virtuous.

    Julie Nam · August 13, 2014
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  • B M.

    Ah-mazing food and quick service. Best in the area!

    B M · August 12, 2014
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  • Jeanette Y.

    Get the pescado tacos and plantains. The perfect meal.

    Jeanette Yuen · August 9, 2014
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  • Tre P.

    Chicken burritos 👍

    Tre P · August 6, 2014
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