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El Taco

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306 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
+1 250-352-2060
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Vernon, Canada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our favourite place in Nelson to go with the whole family for a dinner out. Nice assortment of delicious just like Mexico dishes. Our favourite is the TAco salad and the Burrito,s . friendly staff and nice atmosphere,right downtown, With reasonable prices for a family.

Thank Ted S
Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I've been here a few times now and never had a miss on the food. The tortilla soup is phenomenal, and the drinks Really Good and Also Cheap, but the 1lb burrito is the star of the show. Lots of fresh, tasty ingredients, they don't skimp on the meat, and it's just fantastic. I add avocado and it's just so... More 

Thank lorien_i
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

so many things to choose from and the salsa are delish good choice for drinks and friendly service also have a patio

Thank ashlene13
Brisbane, Australia
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I'd put this place in the same category as Zambrero's, Guzman y Gomez etc (one step above Taco Bell, but still fast food)... And honestly, I prefer their food over El Taco. Nothing wrong with the burrito I had, but nothing particularly good about it either. My partner wasn't particularly impressed with his tacos. I'd say their food is slightly... More 

Thank Callie B
Wainwright, Alberta
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had the chicken burittos, and it had more rice and beans in it than chicken. Didn't seem to have alot of flavour. I've had better.

Thank Clipper02
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Been there twice and have been disappointed both times. The food is not very tasty and quite starchy. E.g. the burito filling has a large component of rice. Sorry guys, you need to up your game.

Thank Eardstapa
Trail, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Well run place. It's often pretty busy and they do a good job of moving things along. Portions are good and everything I've ever had tastes good.

Thank Walter_Kowalski
Nelson, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The best burritos I've ever had! Great customer service, great atmosphere. All the employees are very helpful and nice!

Thank canadian_jbro
Burnaby, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love thier burritos and all the dishes I have tried. beware of the hot sauces, they are not kidding when they say they are hot! good place for a healthy meal but you had better have a good appitite for the burittos.

Thank derekr425
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I came here on a recommendation and was not disappointed. The food is delicious. I had a turkey chorizo tortas and a pulled pork taco. Both were as messy as they were amazing. The decor is funky and casual. Not a fine dining establishment. I recommend coming here.

Thank Jbenphillips

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?