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Taqueria El Vecino

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2743 Lavista Rd, Decatur, GA 30033-1745
+1 404-929-0301
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cupcakes” (8 reviews)
“tacos” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2743 Lavista Rd, Decatur, GA 30033-1745
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area and happened upon this strip mall taqueria, and we'll seek it out again. We enjoyed the complimentary chips and salsas (quite a variety available at the salsa/condiments bar) along with a very nice margarita. El Vecino offers an interesting selection...More

Thank NOmadfolk2
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I first came here with a medium sized group and then have dined here a few times later with my wife. It's a great community restaurant, has a very relaxed feeling and has excellent food. The first few times I had a few different tacos...More

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My wife and I have been dining frequently at the Taqueria el Vecino for a number of years. Our experience – food and service -- has been consistently good. The food is always well prepared. While we have enjoyed many dishes on the extensive menu,...More

Thank Filmnoirfan
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We enjoy going here for dinner. The food is outstanding and the Salsa bar is the best in town. We have been told by friends for the longest time that their Sunday brunch was the best. Today we went for brunch. We got there at...More

Thank w2p2
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We happened upon this restaurant by chance and had a great dinner. Lots of vegetarian options, although I had a steak quesadilla. My daughter had fajitas. The only odd thing about the experience was that I didn't see any Hispanic people on staff. There were...More

Thank MrsJAtlanta
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Inexpensive, especially on Toco Tuesdays (all tocos $3.) Soft corn tortillas were good; filling ok; I didn't care for the taste of any of the salsa options. Smoked meat options (chicken, brisket) were very smoky.More

Thank tuckertraveler2015
RobTEV, Owner at Taqueria El Vecino, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear Tuckertraveler2015, I am curious about your review. We make 9 fresh salsas daily and they run the spectrum of mild, medium, hot, red, green and yellow. We do not use any processed or canned ingredients. I find it difficult that you could not find...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Taqueria El Vecino is a small casual neighborhood restaurant located in a strip shopping center off LaVista Road. I've eaten there and had take-out many many times and the food continues to be freshly prepared, tasty and true to its roots. There's a salsa/sauce bar...More

Thank JonesAtlanta
Reviewed 18 March 2017

All their tacos are good and the salads fantastic. They have some combinations I would never have thought of, but love!

Thank jeanadrienne
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were at the record store next door and decided to go into this restaurant for some food and beers . We are so glad we did the atmosphere is awesome salsa bar is fun beer selection great and food amazing and...More

Thank Nat V
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've driven by the restaurant many times but had never stopped in for a meal (I'd purchased sweets from what used to be Catherine's Cupcakes which still supplies their deserts and sweet cabinet at the front of the restaurant). It was a pleasant surprise-prices are...More

Thank ColumbiaMDPercolate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2743 Lavista Rd, Decatur, GA 30033-1745
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-929-0301
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We serve fresh Mexican dishes homemade in our kitchen daily. We have a salsa bar with freshly made salsas that range from the mild to the wild. We also offer BBQ with a South of the Border twist. Our tequilas and beer taps are always changing! Check out our daily specials and bring the family to Sunday Brunch!
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