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“Fresh authentic Mexican, as the web site claims.”
Review of El Pelon Taqueria

El Pelon Taqueria
Ranked #413 of 3,263 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Neighbourhood: Fenway / Kenmore
Description: This restaurant has recently re-opened now that the building fire repair work is done.
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A very small place in a residential neighborhood where you order and pick up at the counter and eat at tables outside (almost no space to eat inside-not sure what they do in winter). Everything was fresh, and the carne, pork and chicken were all very good quality and presented in tacos with excellent toppings. The only small problem was that liquid could have been better drained from the meats-some tortillas were quite soggy. Otherwise, the tortillas were fresh with a great corn flavor. Chips and guacamole were quite good, although the guac came as a very small portion. Service at the counter was friendly and efficient. They serve genuine Mexican softdrinks called jarritos, which were quite good, although it is too bad they don't serve beer. All very inexpensive. Would definitely go back if in area.

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is my go to for Boston burritos. Love this place! I got with the green hot sauce. I get it both on the burrito and on the side. Authentic, fresh, and amazingly satisfying.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We waited a long time mostly because the wait staff was not efficient and lost our order. That can happen. The food was only mediocre. There were other restaurants left and right that we'd like to try next time.

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1  Thank GailGermany
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Very Cheap and lots of food. The meat didn't taste like there was any seasoning at all and being from New Mexico, we do know what Mexican seasoning tastes like. Chicken Quesadilla, was over done chicken with some cheese on tortillas. The pork was almost tasteless, the refried beans probably were out of a can with some cheese on top and the Mexican rice was just some yellow rice. Really not very authentic and Taco Bell would have been a better choice and I don't consider that Mexican food.

1  Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

I went in for a quick lunch and came away with a totally mediocre meal. I had ordered a single chicken taco which was dry and not well spiced and an order of the taquitos which is totally unmemorable. There were so many recommendations on Yelp, I was surprised and definitely disappointed. With so many choices in the area, they either to need to stay on top of their game ( based on all the positive reviews) or give it up to the competition sitting right next door.

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1  Thank Vision101
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