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El Rey Burritos

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1310 Grande Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50265-5083
+1 515-221-3577
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Service was o.k. took a short time. Food was cold. Didn't taste fresh. Tasted like old cooking oil. Not many people

Thank lamazogogo68
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

It is very small inside, so hopefully you won't be there when it is busy. The people working there are very friendly and the food is really good. I & my husband enjoy the burritos, but I feel the Chile Rellenos are the best in the Des Moines area. There is a good selection on the menu and you won't... More 

Thank 341jlb61
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Had the super burrito, steak. Was more than enough food. Sliced jalapenos were great too. Highly recommend!

Thank bg215
West Des Moines, Iowa
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

My husband ordered the 2 burritos and couldn't finish one of them. Lots of food for the money; all fresh made in an open kitchen. The other menu items were authentic American Mexican fare. I've had food in Mexico and believe me; the American version is better!! We eat here about once a month and are always satisfied.

Thank BeverlyBray
Des Moines, Iowa
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

My family and I have eaten here several times. They recently relocated (again) and their new location isn't nearly as large as their previous space. The food is good and the portions are generous- with one exception. Their "super taco" costs about $4.50 and is smaller than you would expect. My husband and daughter both order the "super taco" often,... More 

Thank lysssa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2012

We were on a trip in the area and came accross this great restaurants. Hands down best Mexican food. Their carne asada(steak) is the best I've had anywhere! $11 for a steak lunch cant be beat!

Thank Mcalito
West Des Moines, IA
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322 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2012

They moved a few blocks further from me, but I still make the journey. The burritos are big, meaty, and tasty. The salsa adds some good flavor. The place isn't fancy at all, they focus on food, and do a great job. I've ordered a Rey-Rey before and it lasted us 3 days.

Thank Michael R
Ankeny, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2012

Large portions of meat and cheese in each burrito. Made fresh and hot. Not usually very busy but they are open late at night for that after bar hunger. Their nachos are good as a side and enough for two. Their hot sauce is always a must. Staff is attentive and nice and always willing to change an order if... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 Grande Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50265-5083
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-221-3577

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