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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 good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“black beans” (5 reviews)
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All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1031 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're passing through Montgomery, take a five minute detour off the interstate and check out this place. It's located near Huntington College (my alma mater) and is almost obscure. We were seated immediately and knew from the decor that we were in for a...More

Thank rdw64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a recent weekend away to Montgomery, my husband and I checked out this spot because we were in search of some fresh, local, vegetarian friendly options. It did not disappoint! Great cocktails, delicious food, and super friendly service in a funky/fun atmosphere. Don't miss...More

Thank AEG406
Reviewed 5 April 2017

After living 2 years overseas and away from even a tortilla chip, El Rey brought us to Mexican food bliss! We sprang for a pitcher of their top shelf Petron margaritas and saw the bartenders make them from scratch. Best decision ever. They were superb--...More

Thank MaryBeth D
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

El Rey is a great break from the traditional Mexican food place. They use many organic ingredients and the food is top notch. I love the enchilada platter and my wife prefers the quesadilla. The El Camino margarita is by far the best one in...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here twice in our time in Montgomery. Great beer selection, and the street tacos are awesome.

Thank Dustin B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We actually had made our stops at several other "pub" type places and decided on one more drink, before home....I had not tried this close to home place, and my son suggested we stop. Loved loved loved the margaritas! I'll be back, I'll also be...More

Thank sandradee50
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I want to like El Rey. I really do. The atmosphere is excellent: CalMex hipster chic. The food is decent, but uninspired: think your standard burrito. Prices are on the high side as mexican food goes, but the atmosphere and beer selection more than make...More

Thank DLAlabama
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican joint in Old Cloverdale. Nice bar selection and incredible service for the area. Great place for a double-date.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We always have good experiences at El Rey's and this is one of our favorite places to take out of town guests. The food is very fresh, the service is good and the atmosphere is casual and fun.

Thank Lisahi17
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Inside is pretty dark so I suggest grabbing a table on the patio! Get the dip appetizer and prepare to enjoy some good ol Alabama Mexican food! Great place to go grab some good food with friends or family!

Thank Holly I
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Kathy B
do you have a kids menu?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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