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El Rey Burro

608 W Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597-9488
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“street tacos” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“gas station” (3 reviews)
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10:30 - 19:30All hours
608 W Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597-9488
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Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is one of our favorite places in the Yelm area. Great fresh food. We love the street tacos- carne asada, chicken and pork. The burritos are the best. Their hot sauce is great. Good prices.

Thank Larry And Sandr... H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Order a couple tacos and a cubana. Tacos where OK but my cubana was EXCELLENT!!!!. I cant wait until I go back and order another one. I phoned in my order so it was ready to go when I got there. No waiting. They have...More

Thank themoons2014
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We go there when we're in the mood for a great big burrito. The prices are very reasonable. They only have order counter service and very few tables. They do a big take out business. We've never been disappointed and will continue to go there...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

No ambiance (it's a gas station) but the food is absolutely delicious. I'm sure these restaurateurs will have their own stand alone restaurant within a year or so, it's that good and they are super friendly and quick! Two tables you can sit at if...More

Thank denisefromCA_AZ
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Just meat, onions, cilantro, lime and two little tortillas, exactly what I was looking for. This is the second time we tried to go, the first time was too crowded, and it is clear why! There are two small tables to sit at but unfortunately...More

Thank denisefromCA_AZ
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Good tacos and burritos. The closes to Mexican food in Yelm, however, the location brings it down to three stars.

Thank MickeyMy
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

The location in the back of the Shell does throw you off a little but their food is as authentic as it gets. Fresh ingredients and you can watch them cook it right there. We had the rey burrito, asada burrito and the asada tacos...More

Thank haemmerlein
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Food was made from fresh ingredients. Large portions and a fairly wide variety of food to select from. Be aware that they are located in the back of a gas station, but the food is well worth it.

2  Thank MoBillyAla
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Told to find and try. glad we did! I agree with the other reviews. very good authentic Mexican food; not the American wanna be of Mexican version. There are 3 other Mexican restaurants in Yelm and have tried them all. This is the real deal...More

Thank otisscrotis_11
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Just like you would get on a Mexican street. Tacos are authentic with a simple, fresh meat selection. Not Americanized, real deal foods. I choose El Rey over Tacos Gaby because of that. Great hot sauces, friendly food preparers. Extremely inexpensive.

Thank JSHandlan
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 W Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597-9488
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yelm
  • Phone Number: 360-960-8381
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