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El Rey Burrito Lounge

1031 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2144
+1 334-832-9688
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“burrito” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1031 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will say that I think we are pretty spoiled because we live in California. This place was fine but it was nothing special. Our server was awesome and warm and helpful but the two women working as hostesses were young and catty and gossipy...More

Thank Lynette A
Reviewed 11 March 2018

As someone from an area with lots of incredible Mexican food, I didn't expect El Rey to blow me away, but it totally did. There were so many excellent options that choosing just one was really difficult (always a good problem to have, especially as...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Loved the funky retro laid back "Buddha Bar" soundtrack vibe going on here...... and decent enough food to go with it. Not the best food I've ever had - but we would go back again for the retro fun atmosphere and the food. Queso Dip...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great food! It’s a little dark in there at dinner time but the ambiance is fitting. The guacamole is great!

1  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Great food in Old Cloverdale! It's Americanized mexican food and so so good! Definitely try their dips and specialty margaritas!!

1  Thank Holly S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Very unexpected ambiance and food. Outstanding fresh food quality and retro 70s feel. We had the Mighty Burrito with steak and the steak street tacos. Very juicy meat and tasty sauces. Sides were plentiful and guac was fresh. Our server was very cool. Too bad...More

Thank Pologirl1968
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I'll be honest I can't really remember what I ate. I can, however, say it was good. The atmosphere was great and the staff is very welcoming and the service was on point. If i'm in the area, I'll visit again.

1  Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great Service, great Margarita's and the Queso dip is to die for! Sister bar is right around the corner for follow on drinks too.

1  Thank Stefani E
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Extremely slow service. Took an hour to get our food on a not crowded weekday evening. Food was OK at best but nothing to write home about. Tacos were small and not worth the price. Wouldn't come back.

Thank Clarke S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I went here with a friend who was taking me out for birthday dinner. When we arrived and asked for an outside table, we were told about a 30 minute wait, but there were 3 tables open(?). We finally greed to sit at the bar,...More

Thank franklinmilford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2144
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-832-9688
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