El Taco Riendo

2412 Central Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
(612) 781-3000
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm



  • OH GOD, they have good food!
  • The tinga de pollo taco shredded chicken spiced with smoky chipotle pepper and tomato sauce is near perfection here.
  • Any authentic taqueria in the Twin Cities should serve up a solid al pastor taco, but El Taco Riendo;s is especially nice - lipstick red, tangy and garnished with a few pineapple slices.
  • Holy Chimichanga Batman! The best one I've ever had
  • Probably the best chimichanga I've ever had. Enough for lunch and dinner!
  • Best mexican food in Minneapolis. Don't be intimidated by the neighborhood surroundings, the food here is incredible. & that's coming from someone from Texas.
  • The corn on the cob is fantastic - try it.
  • You can't go wrong with anything best mexican food in the cities!
  • Voted City Pages top ten Taqueria's in the Twin Cities! The unassuming little storefront has one of the largest selections of taco fillings anywhere.
  • Mole is awesome here!!
  • Everything is muy bueno go here
  • The quesadillas with shredded barbecue style beef was great. Be sure to try the Corn on the Cob - You'll be disappointed by the State Fair variety after trying this with lime, cheese & mayo.
  • Ask for Miguel; tell him Veronica sent you. You are now family.
  • Next door is awesome bakery. Pan ecuatoriano FTW
  • Tacos al pastor!!! Adems de las cajeras que son muy amables!!
  • Best burritos in town, especially if you order them with all the fixings and lengua.
  • Try the tinga de pollo: beautifully prepared, shredded chicken spiced with smoky chipotle pepper and tomato sauce. The pepper brings just enough heat; onion, cilantro, salsa verde, and lime add zip.
  • El Taco Riendo offers more than a dozen varieties of tacos (at $2.10 an order), along with burritos, tamales, chimichangas, and even a full plate of nachos
  • Never going to Chipotle again. The burrito here is outstanding!
  • "The Real Deal" on Mexico style tacos. The pollo con chipotle mix is fab.

Nearby places

2418 Central Ave NE
711 15th Ave NE Ste 102 (Monroe St NE)