1186 N Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306
NileGuide Expert tip:
Every hour they spin the wheel and dish out free stuff so hold on to the chip they give up upon sitting
Situated in the heart of the Virginia-Highland neighborhood, The Original El Taco serves up Tex-Mex inspired dishes in a lively and colorful atmosphere. The popular neighborhood spot features a salsa bar and wheel of fortune that is spun on the hour and results in free appetizers and drinks for lucky patrons. From vegetarian-friendly Mexican "pizzas" to individually served soft tacos of chili steak, fish and pork, El Taco has a variety of dishes that put a new twist on original Mexican specialties. Top it all off with pint-sized margaritas and mojitos or "just crushed" guacamole. El Taco also features a kid menu and to go menu. Although there may be a wait on the weekend, the delicious chicken taco makes it worthwhile.