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El Palomino

1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
+1 256-355-4464
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Food is authentic Mexican...love the tacos and gordita. Breakfast burrito also amazing. Friendly and helpful staff... awesome and can't wait to visit again.

Thank Marcus A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Always excellent food. Courteous and friendly staff. Best tamales I've had in a long time. I order an extra dozen, and freeze them, for late night snacks.

Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Great food at a bit of a steeper price. Well worth it for some authentic Mexican food. You don't find food like this much in Decatur and don't find many places that offer outside dining. I'd recommend the chicken burrito (chicken, rice,beans, and I forget...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered several options and they were all delicious and freshly prepared!! Tamales, tacos, chimichanga, guacamole, churros!! Seriously amazing!! Even bought more guac to go!

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I stop there almost every time I go through Decatur. I have been stopping here for years. It is the best I have ever eaten anywhere including Texas. Me encantan los tacos de lengua.

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If loving their food is wrong, I don't want to be right. You can taste the pride in every item prepared by Salvador and his family. I hesitate to single out one item because I encourage you to try them all. Save room for a...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot throughout the southeastern US and have about given up on finding good authentic Mexican food. The positive reviews for El Palomino were enough to convince us to give this small place a try. We're glad we did!

Thank Wild_Place_Finder
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've been wanting to check this place out for a while and finally got the opportunity to do so this weekend. This place is authentic Mexican food and very good. I had a beef taco and a steak burrito and both were the best I've...More

1  Thank Lance F
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for a decent Mexican place to eat while in town, found a very authentic Mexican Taqueria. Good, tasty and fresh food.

Thank T8327HFrosam
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I go here frequently. The service is very friendly, and the food is absolutely amazing. It's no frills-you can either pull through the drive through or sit at the picnic tables outside the building to eat.

Thank DRB5340
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-355-4464
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