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El Taco Express

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647 W Centennial Blvd, Springfield, OR 97477-2833
+1 541-741-3760
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Eugene, Oregon
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98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Helping some friends remodel a home nearby and El Taco Express has been our go to place for a fast filling meal. I prefer their tacos over their burrito offerings, but that's likely a matter of taste. The fajita tacos... Muy Bueno!!

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Thank John L
Eugene, Oregon
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nice portion sizes, friendly staff, good price. Clientele is a little iffy, so I tend to order my food to go.

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Thank MrsOregon2009
Eugene, Oregon
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334 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Many people like burrito boy and burrito amigo but this one is better then both of those . The burritos are big , the food is great , the menu is vast . The thing I like is that they also have French fries . You MUST try this place .

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Thank Anthony D
Eugene, Oregon
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Never disappointed when I eat at El Taco Express. Their tacos are fantastic and plentiful. The hot sauce in the red bottle is great! It is a joint - nice staff!

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Thank FenwickPeriwinkle
Springfield, Oregon
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247 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

My last visit was at 1:45 pm. The parking area was full and the line to the front door was intimidating. However, I was surprised how quickly the line flows. It is like home cooked meals yet faster than fast food. The line moves very fast. There is indoor seating for what I guess about 50 people. Pure guesstimate in... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This place is humming at lunch and dinner. Brisk take-out business, everybody in the neighborhood stops in for good cheap tacos and burritos. Good house made salsas, efficient and cordial bilingual service, adequate seating. Nice garnish station with roasted jalapeños and pickled veggies. Passable horchata, though from a mix. Try their specials.

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Thank effex
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

While I like many of their items (although I haven’t sampled all of their expansive menu), I usually order the chile verde burrito special - so good I can’t be enticed to switch. I also get a take-out container of pickled carrots (zanahorias en escabeche) to tide me over until my next visit. While at the restaurant, I challenge myself... More 

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Thank 275charlesw
Springfield, Oregon
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247 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

This is my third review of El Taco. I have always had a wonderful experience at El Taco. This visit was at 7 pm on a Friday night. As usual the line to order was almost to the door. No problem as whatever they do in the kitchen keeps the line moving fast and efficient. A new menu board with... More 

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Thank Shirley G
Eugene, Oregon
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405 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I used to love this place, ate here twice a week for years. Big portions, cheap prices, funky atmosphere, it was all good until I got ate a carnitas burrito that was somehow contaminated. I was so sick. That was more than more than a year ago. To this day, I can not even look at the place when I... More 

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Thank Charles H
Springfield, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014

El Taco Express was an instant hit the first time we stopped by and tried it. Our son told us to stop and check it out so we did. The food is very flavorful and nice portions. Authentic small town friendly Mexican cuisine. Mariachi Band is the only thing missing.

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Thank RICH E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 W Centennial Blvd, Springfield, OR 97477-2833
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 541-741-3760

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