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El Rey del Taco

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232, Jean Talon, East, Montreal, Quebec H2R 1S7, Canada
+1 514-814-3813
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“churros” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
232, Jean Talon, East, Montreal, Quebec H2R 1S7, Canada
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The food is very tasty, good portions. You get Totopos with a very good sauce, very clean. You get your money’s worth.

Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Flavours and freshness were off the charts. Tostadas, nachos, mole. All superb. So incredibly quick. Which was surprising considering the quality. An absolute must visit.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Found this Mexican food joint by accident while exploring the Marché Jean-Talon and we were happy that we did! This Mexican diner might keeps it simple in interior design department, but they certainly take their food very seriously. Their three levels salsa were awesome, I...More

Thank lostgeckos
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We intentionally came here and sat on the back patio towards the market but the service was kind of slow. Ate veal tacos and my husband had a quesadilla with all sorts of things in it...not what he liked. My sangria in the bottle was...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 14 October 2017

this is a sure place for us to go when we feel like mexican food. they have great portions and the dishes are served quickly, even when they are busy. we haven't eaten anything here that we don't like. you are served a basket of...More

1  Thank jkdussault
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Wonderful service, reasonable prices, outstanding food. Fresh, true Mexican fare! Worthy of a stop when you are in the market district.

1  Thank Kitty K
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The food is sooo good and very authentic. I strongly suggest the Plato del dia, with a bit of everything. The gringas is excellent and I love the fish there. They also give you complementary nachos and home made salsa when you arrive. You can...More

1  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place is great. Next to the Jean Talon Market. It was hard to find a restaurant open on Monday and we read this place has the best tacos in town. The service was fast and friendly. The tacos were better than what I have...More

1  Thank lem0ntrees
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is the real deal Mexican food, like mom used to make. The prices are low and food is very good. The service with a smile. The place was clean. What is not to like?

1  Thank stehib
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Tasty tacos, amazing guacamole and friendly, efficient staff - well worth a visit. The Mexican sodas were a hit with the kids and churros rounded the meal off nicely.

1  Thank Jacqui P
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232, Jean Talon, East, Montreal, Quebec H2R 1S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
  • Neighbourhood: Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
  • Phone Number: +1 514-814-3813
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