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Taqueria el Vecino

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Decatur
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  • bill s.
    "... real tamales, smoked salmon quesadilla, gourmet specials on the weekends"(2 Tips)
    Chris C.
    "Love the carnitas & green chile grits (Saturday night only)."(2 Tips)
    AJC
    "self-serve “Wall of Flame” salsa bar."(2 Tips)
    Chris M.
    "Tacos, the fried stuffed avocado, great salsa"(11 Tips)
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  • AJC
    AJCAugust 1, 2014
    This family-friendly Mexican spot is often crowded at lunch and dinner, when regulars from the surrounding Oak Grove neighborhood stop in for reasonably priced tacos and combo plates. Read more
  • AJC
    AJCAugust 1, 2014
    One of the best things about Taqueria El Vecino is the variety of housemade salsas and condiments featured every day on a self-serve “Wall of Flamesalsa bar. Read more
  • Chris C.
    Chris CarterJuly 15, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the carnitas & green chile grits (Saturday night only). If you're getting tacos, the pork belly and shrimp tacos are two must-haves!
  • Linda B.
    Linda BaileyMarch 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The smoked salmon quesadilla is the business. The silver margaritas will set you straight. Stop in Ella guru to shop for some vinyl. Perfect lazy day.
  • AJC
    AJCAugust 1, 2014
    Build your own combo plate, choosing from two or three tacos, tamales or enchiladas, with rice and beans. Read more
  • Stephanie L.
    Stephanie LewisAugust 23, 2014
    Great neighborhood hangout. I love that the owners live here in the neighborhood. They actually ask for our input.
  • Scott P.
    Scott PattonJune 24, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Great family vibe. They are oddly sensitive about their salsa - but you don't get anything fresher!
  • Frank A.
    Frank AtkinsonJune 13, 2014
    I love their salsa bar and I had the brisket burrito which was delicious
  • Donna B.
    Donna B.November 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Wall of Flame is worth a trip. Fantastic salsas. Rojas and Verdes. Made right here.
  • M. Chris L.
    M. Chris LangubSeptember 11, 2013
    The salsas are yummy! Week day taco specials are great!
  • Omar M.
    Omar MolinaApril 25
    Awesome tacos. Love the salsa bar. They have specials on certain days.
  • Andy A.
    Andy AbendOctober 26, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Friday night specials from the grill or smoker are always worth checking out.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MSeptember 30, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Tacos, the fried stuffed avocado, great salsa
  • Prairie R.
    Prairie RawlingsFebruary 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    They have an awesome salsa bar, great margaritas and they even serve horchata!
  • bill s.
    bill sAugust 16, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    9 different kinds of tacos, real tamales, smoked salmon quesadilla, gourmet specials on the weekends
  • Jason N.
    Jason NelsonMay 26, 2013
    Fried avocado is a great appetizer!
  • Dale G.
    Dale GradosApril 9, 2011
    the sweet potato & plantain enchiladas are amazing,
  • Dave E.
    Dave EvansAugust 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Always get the special. They are the best.
  • bill s.
    bill sFebruary 10, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Really good Mexicano tacos, and much more...friendly staff and good value.
  • Matthew R.
    Matthew RoaJuly 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The salmon quasadilla is amazing!
  • Bill S.
    Bill SeyboltMarch 27, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Saturday's special is slow-cooked carnitas over green chile grits. It's great!
  • Luis V.
    Luis ValdesJuly 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the shrimp tacos!!!
  • Halbo
    HalboNovember 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Dos Equis on tap @ $3
  • Ginger C.
    awesome GF food here!! Fresh gf corn tortillas!
  • Dawn G.
    Dawn GartinAugust 9, 2011
    Love the salsa bar!
  • Ginger C.
    Awesome #gf food! Very accommodating
  • Luis V.
    Luis ValdesFebruary 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Tilapia tacos.
  • Scott W.
    Scott WillApril 14, 2011
    One of my favorites
  • bill s.
    bill sFebruary 15, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Awesome! Valentine's Day dinner presented by Rob...thanks!
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