One Mexican restaurant that I’ve been to several times over the past few years is El Taco on Davie Street near Howe, in downtown Vancouver. It’s a quaint place that has quick service and fairly inexpensive food options for lunch.
I decided to meet up with my friend Vince there again last week for his birthday (okay, so it was a month late, but still). Unfortunately, I wasn’t carrying my camera on me, so had to resort to taking pictures with my iPhone.
While my friend decided to mix things up a bit, I went with my usual order of Enchiladas, served with a side of rice and beans (salad is another available option). Since this dish comes with three enchiladas topped with cheese, lettuce and tomato, I’ll often choose to get beef, rice and chicken so that I can have a little bit of everything. Beside the order counter, there’s also a wide selection of hot sauces with different levels of fire to them, and I always add something to my food – the heat depending on my mood.
Vince decided to eat some tacos this time around. He went with one beef, one pork and one fish taco. These were larger than we had anticipated, and two probably would’ve been enough for a small meal (he’d had a late breakfast), but we managed to somehow finish most of the food off regardless. These were quite similar to the enchiladas – the only difference was that they were more messy since they were eaten by hand, and they didn’t come with cheese on top. I actually liked the fish ones the best.
El Taco is also known for their massive one pound burritos (which I’ve had and are good, but find a bit too heavy if I want to actually accomplish something during the afternoon).
Open for lunch and dinner. And it’s licensed with a small patio out front. 🙂