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Tacos El Rey

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2145 Sutro St Ste 1, Reno, NV 89512-2486
+1 775-323-0882
09:00 - 21:00
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Albany, Oregon
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402 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

A great hidden spot with great flavors and amazing prices. The variety and order time is a plus and worth a stop while in the area.

Thank Karlina C
Marysville, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The food was good and very reasonably priced. The carnita wet burrito and asada tacos on their homemade corn tortilla's were the best.

Thank Rhonda W
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140 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Located in a strip mall, small, very casual. Order and pay at the counter. Great tacos. I love chorizo tacos. I love chorizo and scrambled eggs with refried beans and warm tortillas. If you like non americanized mexican food, give this a try.

Thank Golangnggo
Reno, Nevada
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188 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

First time at this el Rey. Also first time trying a torta de milanesa and it was yummy. The steak is fried with a little bread coating. There bread is very tasty as well. I will be giving this a try again!

Thank RenoNVUS
Lincoln CA
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We stopped here on a road trip with no idea of what to expect as we didn't check TA before going in. We certainly thought the prices were reasonable so we ordered some tacos and tostadas for lunch but had no idea of the quality. We were surprised at the size of the food we received....think small.....those were the tiniest... More 

Thank Dizzycatz
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Great location near the freeway but still tucked away. I never go to reno without stoping by tacos el Rey. The most authentic Mexican food I can find. I was referred by my coworker who knows his Mexican food. The food is amazing and very cheep. The service is friendly and fast. No reason not to go to tacos el... More 

Thank nickkraz
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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346 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

After looking this place up, I went to try some food cause I wanted more Taqueria style. It's just like the reviews describe. Order at the counter, take a seat and your food arrives in short order. Tried a plate of camarones (shrimp) which came with rice, beans, guacamole and tortillas. Be CAREFUL if you order things HOT because your... More 

1 Thank Charles K
Reno, Nevada
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188 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2013

I moved to Reno a little over a week ago. I am on a mission to find tacos as good as the ones a left behind in my old hometown. I love simple, fresh taqueria style tacos. The kind you get from trucks preferably. Today I found darn good ones. Had the combo plate whic is made up of 3... More 

Thank RenoNVUS
Sparks, Nevada
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Tacos el Rey looks like a nothing strip mall taco shop, in North West Reno. We stopped by for a quick taco lunch one afternoon while shopping. I was pleased to see half a dozen Mexican woman in the kitchen...all chatting and laughing. Gave me a very comfortable memory of times spent in Baja and Mexico. There was a small... More 

2 Thank Crickette B
Reno, Nevada
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Tried on a recommendation of a co-worker: More than fast food but not a sit down: Order your selection at the counter, they give you a number and then deliver the item to the table. Started with their guacamole and chips, it looked like the photo, it is a mixture of onions and tomato and peppers. Some kick to the... More 

Thank Michael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2145 Sutro St Ste 1, Reno, NV 89512-2486
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-323-0882

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