El Rey Del Taco – Authentic Mexican Cuisine

El Ray Del Taco - Authentic Mexican Cuisine

I can already smell the fragrant red purées, soups and sauces. That’s only natural if you’re at Jean Talon Market on the hunt for bushels of plum tomatoes and red bell peppers.

As we lurched towards the car overloaded with produce, our stomachs growling, we stumbled on El Rey Del Taco and its authentic Mexican cuisine.   

Three salsas of varying heat levels, colourful taco chips, lamb and fish tacos quickly graced our table. Food tasted great, especially with salsas sprinkled on, and chef Javier Muñoz welcomed us to his open kitchen.

El Ray Del Taco - Authentic Mexican Cuisine El Ray Del Taco - Authentic Mexican Cuisine

El Ray Del Taco - Authentic Mexican Cuisine El Ray Del Taco - Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Did I mention that the waiters were all super congenial and efficient and there’s a terrace overlooking the market and a good-sized party room? Next time you’re in Jean Talon Market, take your eyes off the produce for a moment and sit down for a meal that puts you in sunny Mexico.

A sea of red

Wrinkled and ready

A field of tomatoes

6 pounds of roasted peppers - a personal record

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