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El Taco Riendo

2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
+1 612-781-3000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“quesadilla” (4 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
“alambre” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food
2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The service here is wonderful and the food is flavorful and very filling. This is the only Mexican restaurant in the Twin Cities that I actually enjoy.

Thank Fatma S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

El Taco Riendo is too good! I'd recommend them to anyone and everyone. Take your food to go and eat it with a tasty brew from Fair State Brewery just down the street.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

A buddy and I swing by recently and were very impressed...I love chili relleno's and their's was amazing. My buddy also loved his quesadilla. Overall this place is a must visit authentic Mexican.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My favorite Mexican in the North metro. Choices of meats in tacos, burritos, quesadilla from mild to spicy. Huge foot long burritos and Torta sandwiches. Mexican street corn as well. You can't go wrong with any item. Always busy street parking and a small parking...More

Thank JulieBandSteveB
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here for lunch and LOVED everything! The tacos are amazing, the nachos are a huge portion, the people who work there so helpful and nice! Our new favorite place for Mexican food! So glad that we stopped there on a...More

Thank Sadi14
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We arrived and parked in the back, but in the wrong parking lot. The line wrapped around to the front of the building and while waiting we asked the owner about parking and he suggested moving our car to one of their designated spots. We...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I'm a fan of tacos Pastor with the marinated pork. They do it right here with the meat cooked on a spit and then served on corn tortillas with cilantro and onions (cheese if you ask). These are some of the best tacos in town....More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Had Lunch here today,was a total accident,due to it being Thanksgiving,and it was one of the few places open. Being a Food lover,I had seen reviews for this place before,but was shy about eating there,due to lack of Parking spaces,and just the General location of...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 26 July 2016

An unpretentious family-owned, authentic Mexican restaurant in NE Minneapolis. The burritos are enormous, so be hungry if you're getting one. They call them "Burrote" The -ito indicates little, but -ote means big, I guess. They have lots of options for meats, so if too many...More

Thank donovantwaddle
Reviewed 24 June 2016

White linen table clothes - Nope Stuffy Maître D' - Nope Snotty Waiter - Nope Pretentious Sommelier - Nope You stand in line and tell the person who prepares your food what you want and watch him make it for you. Then you pay and...More

Thank korepeterson
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-781-3000
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