The Original El Taco

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Call: (404) 873-4656 or visit eltaco
Casual restaurant inspired by bold Tex-Mex flavors. Simple cuisine with interesting garnishes and fresh ingredients. Frozen margaritas and mojitos. Outdoor seating.

Monday February 14, 2022 07:00 PM EST
The Original El Taco Cost: $20-$200,
This is your official reminder: We are less than a month away from Valentine's Day - Monday, February 14, and Fifth Group has the perfect plans for you and yours. We love being Atlanta's go-to choice for your most special occasions, and we take that responsibility very seriously. [click here for more]

Saturday May 7, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The Original El Taco Cost: Free,
All weekend, enjoy $3 pineapple-infused tequila shots, $12 22-ounce El Jimador house margaritas and $7 22-ounce Dos Equis Lager draft beers. And tacos, of course. [click here for more]

Saturday February 13, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Guests have the option of enjoying the Misery Loves Company" special for $60 which includes dinner and dessert for 3-5 people. The regular menu will also be available all night along with drink specials including Rebound-a-ritas and Jilted Juice. Call for reservations." [click here for more]

Monday June 22, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Original El Taco Cost: Free,
To increase awareness about Summer Hunger, the Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Society has partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to host “Tweet-Up. El Taco will provide some light bites and a special cocktails for the evening [click here for more]

Monday May 4, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
This year, the Original El Taco will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with drink specials and prizes. May 2-5, enjoy $4 pineapple-infused tequila shots, $12 El Jimador house margaritas and $7 Dos Equis Lager draft beers. Every hour, guests will have the opportunity to win prizes on the Wheel of Taco. [click here for more]

Tuesday March 17, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Enjoy a night out at The Original El Taco benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Following a year-long battle against Lymphoma, Hawkins is officially cancer free, and El Taco is helping her celebrate! If at least 60 people make a reservation on March 18, El Taco will donate 20 percent of procee... [click here for more]

Friday February 13, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The Original El Taco Cost: $60 ,
The Original El Taco is hosting an event for all of the singles out there for Valentine's Day. Start the night off with jilted juice shots of pineapple-infused tequila, or a pitcher of the rebound-a-rita, a blood orange skinny margarita. A “Misery Loves Company” dinner special is also available ... [click here for more]

Friday February 13, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Single again this Valentine’s Day? El Taco understands! Your favorite neighborhood taqueria is bringing the “Stupid Cupid” celebration on Saturday, February 14. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., join fellow single ladies and gents for food and cocktail specials that are sure to keep your own misery comp... [click here for more]

Saturday January 31, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The Original El Taco Cost: $6-$10,
The Original El Taco is hosting a Super Bowl event with unlimited nachos all day long. There will be 30 fresh toppings available for guests to choose from. Reservations with seven or more people should call. [click here for more]

Wednesday August 20, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Dine Out For Kids provides an opportunity for The Original El Taco to support at-risk students in their community by donating a portion of the profits from breakfast, lunch and/or dinner to Communities In Schools (CIS) on Thursday, August 21, 2014.Proceeds from the event will allow CIS to continue t... [click here for more]

Sunday May 4, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
It's everyone's favorite party holiday - Cinco de Mayo! And this year, since it falls on a Monday, the Original El Taco is starting the fun early on Saturday, May 3. There's no cover, so come out Saturday-Sunday starting at 11:30 a.m. and Monday starting at 5 p.m. for plenty of drink specials such a... [click here for more]

Thursday February 13, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Join fellow single ladies and gents at El Taco on Valentine's Day for “Stupid Cupid Night” complete with unromantic food and cocktail specials inspired by the lack of love that is sure to be in the room. [click here for more]

Monday August 26, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Help Georgia Law Center for the Homeless provide civil legal services to homeless families in Georgia by joining us for a dine-out at the Original El Taco on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Tell your server you’re dining out for Georgia Law Center for the Homeless and 20% of proceeds will be donated to ... [click here for more]

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1186 North Highland Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 873-4656



Monday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
5:00 – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM