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US$6 - US$14
Latin, Street Food, Mexican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed September 13, 2021

Excellent food, tasty and plates were plenty full! ! Margaritas were to die for, very yummy Staff was very attentive, polite and knowledgeable, we came in hungry so the servers tips helped us make up our minds, and she was right! It was plenty and...so good! Cute and quaint place Will be back!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 6, 2021

We love el Taquero. My family and I visit this place multiple times a month. My daughters love carnitas and asada tacos and of course the churros. The food and service are great.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 21, 2021

No one answers and there is no room to leave voice message. Its not clear if you take reservations etc. We are coming from Ontario and wanted to book a table but its been impossible to do so.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 19, 2021 via mobile

It’s unfortunate I have to give such a poor review, because the food was good (except the Al Pastor, it was dry and flavourless), drinks were great; overall good value. However, the service was AWFUL!! Jai was our server, and from the moment he greeted...us (or lack or greeting us) , we knew we shouldn’t set the bar very high. We had to repeat our order multiple times, as he wasn’t paying attention to our table. Had zero knowledge of the drink or food menu, no quality check, no table maintenance, and the list goes on and on.. I was the designated driver that day, and asked for water multiple times, but only had 1 glass… I paid for the bill at the host desk, so I could express my concerns. My husband and I are also in the industry, and was shocked to ever have received such terrible service.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 10, 2021

Literally use family recipes from Mexico and you can tell! The whole family works in the restaurant! I love that when I go to places. The food is as authentic as it gets. People I know from all over Canada make this a must stop...when they come to Kelowna. My sister drives in from Vernon just for the tacos. You will not be disappointed!!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 9, 2021

Service, food, cocktails, and Covid measures are all on point here. Every time we come to Kelowna this is our number one stop. Tacos are amazing, Highly recommend the cocktails, Honey Habenero is amazing. they are constantly changing it up so there is something for...everyone. Close your eyes and it feels like you are in Mexico. Go here and you won't be disapointed.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed February 4, 2021

The best nachos in town! Great atmosphere, super kind, lovely servers. We love it here and go weekly.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 27, 2021

Not really Mexican not even a good try. Poor taste , average to poor quality. Almost like it was made in a micro wave.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 3, 2020 via mobile

The staff is always friendly, best cocktails in town and my favourite breakfast. If you do not make it for breakfast the tacos are always worth the trip. Highly recommend the poblanos con crema and the fish tacos but I have yet to go wrong....Plenty of gluten free and vegan options.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020

What a fantastic little place to grab some quality Mexican food. My wife and I were craving Mexican food while visiting Kelowna. The food was delicious and the service/atmosphere was great. We felt welcomed the second we walked in the door. I think the best...part of the entire visit was the fact that the head chef (who I believe was the owner as well) came around to ask tables how everything was. You just don't see that anymore and I think that's such a cool thing to do. Very impressed with the level of pride when someone does such a thing. Bravo folks!! We'll back back next time we visit town!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Yes, El Taquero Tacos & Tequila offers takeaway services.

El Taquero Tacos & Tequila is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4