Taqueria El Rey Del Taco

Taco Place and Mexican Restaurant
5288 Buford Hwy NE (at Oakmont Ave), Doraville, GA 30340, United States
Hours:
Open until 4:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No

Freshly cooked Mexican food and TACOS for everyone and showing most of the sport events. 11 YEARS Serving Atlanta the best tacos with Hand Made Tortillas and Mexican plates, remember for us it’s always TACO TIME!

8.6/10

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    Halbo
    "Carnitas tacos w the homemade corn tortillas"(4 Tips)
    Julie J.
    "Try the Assorted Tacos In Handmade Corn Tortilla -"(3 Tips)
    Julie J.
    "Try the Milanese De Carne Torta w/ Rice & Beans -"(4 Tips)
    Billy K.
    "Chorizo, chicken and carne asada on corn tortillas were great."(4 Tips)
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  • tacos
  • chorizo
  • carnitas
  • good for a late night
  • tortas
  • burritos
  • steak
  • good service
  • authentic
  • handmade
  • good for a quick meal
  • family-friendly
  • great value
  • fajitas
  • margaritas
  • casual
  • tortillas
  • cozy
  • fish
  • chicken
  • Bobby N.

    Fast service, authentic cuisine, and delicious mushroom tacos.

    Bobby Nooromid · 3 weeks ago
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Margaritas And Queso Dip - My usual (via @Foodspotting)

    Julie JEWELeS · July 18
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Assorted Tacos In Handmade Corn Tortilla - My fave is carnitas (via @Foodspotting)

    Julie JEWELeS · July 18
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The goat meat in the chivo taco is slow-cooked with chilies, tomatoes, and secret spices until it's fall-apart tender. Add a little cilantro, onion, and green salsa, and that hangover is gone. Read more

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  • Ellen S.

    Great tacos with choice of handmade or regular tortillas. Fast and inexpensive!

    Ellen Sun · April 9
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  • AJC

    This traditional taqueria is open (nearly) 24 hours a day, so you can get your fix any time. Order the hand made tortillas (trust us), and select your filling. The lengua and al pastor are favorites. Read more

    AJC · March 30
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  • Juleen P.

    The Chorizo Huevos burrito - yummy. 😀

    Juleen Pipe Dettbarn · February 28
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  • Samuel G.

    I tried the fajitas de nachos on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. Try it with beef. The meet is well flavored and tender.

    Samuel Green · August 11, 2014
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  • Jennifer Y.

    Came in late at night and there was only one other table and they were leaving. Ended up waiting about 20 mins before we asked about our drinks. We left. Terrible service!

    Jennifer Youngelman · July 10, 2014
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  • Steve S.

    Authentic...Awesome.

    Steve Stone · June 8, 2014
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  • Carmen S.

    Excellent late night meal. Four tacos was plenty. I highly recommend two al pastor tacos and two chorizo, all pleasantly charred. I didn't like the goat and found the asada to be a bit tough and dry.

    Carmen Sisson · May 21, 2014
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  • Nancy E.

    Prueben las quesadillas hechas a mano!

    Nancy Estrada · May 21, 2014
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  • Zachary T.

    It's really good. Free shots.

    Zachary Timms · May 6, 2014
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  • Doug Z.

    Best late night eatery with awesome tacos!

    Doug Ziska · February 7, 2014
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  • Diana A.

    Amazing as always!

    Diana Ascarrunz · January 12, 2014
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  • Ethan W.

    Salsa crack. Fajitas next time

    Ethan Williams · December 19, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Assorted Tacos In Handmade Corn Tortilla -

    Julie JEWELeS · November 23, 2013
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  • Tyler R.

    Decent tacos but not great

    Tyler Rahm · November 15, 2013
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  • Maggie B.

    Carne tacos. Add some salsa verde. Delicioso.

    Maggie Beltran · October 28, 2013
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  • Bill T.

    Good food...salsa not very hot.

    Bill Tanner · August 8, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the La Milanesa De Carne Torta And La Carnitas -

    Julie JEWELeS · July 28, 2013
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  • Tatiana H.

    Food was good but eh only because they charge for sour cream and extra chips... Guac I understand but why the sour cream?

    Tatiana Han · July 25, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Assorted Tacos - Our face!

    Julie JEWELeS · July 6, 2013
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  • Ethan P.

    This place is amazing. Everything on the menu is delicioso!

    Ethan Parris · June 24, 2013
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  • Harun L.

    "Corn Tortillas" I thought that was a legend. :o

    Harun Leonard · May 10, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Milanese De Carne Torta w/ Rice & Beans -

    Julie JEWELeS · May 6, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Assorted Tacos -

    Julie JEWELeS · May 6, 2013
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The carnita tacos on freshly made tortillas are some of the best in the city (top 100, in fact). Bite into the succulent hunks of slow-cooked pork with a hint of barbecue bite & judge for yourself. Read more

    Creative Loafing Atlanta · April 25, 2013
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  • Sunny P.

    Place has great tacos and is open late ate there once at 4am. Always a good place after the bars to watch drunk people fight.

    Sunny Podder · March 10, 2013
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  • Billy K.

    Chorizo, chicken and carne asada on corn tortillas were great. The chocolate milkshake was pretty good too.

    Billy Kramer · March 4, 2013
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  • Jesse-Emily P.

    Start off with their goat meat tacos as an appetizer or meal! I ordered the sarapas (steak, bell pepper,onions, bacon, and ham, topped with cheese). Very filling and plenty left over

    Jesse-Emily Pritchett · February 24, 2013
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  • #7MILE [CAL] @.

    The fish (Tilapia) tacos are #BOMB! [CAL]

    #7MILE [CAL] @debut00 · January 28, 2013
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  • Andrew M.

    Try the Tacos

    Andrew Mccrary · October 21, 2012
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  • Ross K.

    Carnitas handmade taco. You might want to go alone, because you might not anyone to look at you while you are eating it. Yes, it's that good.

    Ross Kressel · July 30, 2012
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Beef Torta - My late dinner!

    Julie JEWELeS · July 27, 2012
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Chips, Salsa, Cheese Dip - After two long days on set, time to pig out! ;)

    Julie JEWELeS · July 27, 2012
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  • Maurice

    Bistek (steak) tortas are my new favorite!

    Maurice · July 9, 2012
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  • Maurice

    The guacamole is a must!!! You will thank me for it. ;-)

    Maurice · July 7, 2012
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  • Maurice

    Try the tostadas de camaron. It's a zesty shrimp salad served on a crispy corn tortilla topped with lime, avocado, onion, and cilantro.

    Maurice · July 5, 2012
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  • Brittany D.

    VERY authentic.

    Brittany Dixon · June 9, 2012
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  • Sarah H.

    Wasn't a fan. The tacos were dry and flavorless.

    Sarah H. · May 21, 2012
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The Carnita taco on a freshly made tortilla is the ultimate two-bite fast food. Read more

    Creative Loafing Atlanta · January 24, 2012
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  • Amanda G.

    They have the best tacos in the world that are open super late

    Amanda Guzman · December 22, 2011
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  • Mr_Tree

    Place is awesome! Steak burritos are the best!!

    Mr_Tree · December 5, 2011
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  • Julia P.

    Open 20 hours a day. After Hothlanta thawed enough to leave my house, the Michelada here was a lifesaver. Read more

    Julia Patterson · October 12, 2011
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  • Eater

    Abuelas making tortillas by hand takes any taqueria to the top. Bonuses: A festive atmosphere, exceptional taco fillings, amazing salsas and open 24/7. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · October 4, 2011
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  • Luc-Michel L.

    I'm not sure if they have menus in english, but I have no idea what I'm ordering.

    Luc-Michel Lefrancois-Gijzen · September 25, 2011
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  • John L.

    intl snacks - carnita taco on a freshly made tortilla

    John L · September 13, 2011
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  • Mara M.

    Best tacos on BuHi, try to the organ meats! Read more

    Mara Malik · July 24, 2011
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  • Salomon M.

    Tacos are a rip off barely any meat its mostly cilantro and onion. Wtf worse place ever.

    Salomon Marin · June 12, 2011
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