Taqueria del Sol Taqueria del Sol

Taqueria del Sol

2165 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE (Woodland Ave.)
Atlanta, GA 30324
Home-style Mexican food satisfies hungry patrons.
Openings: Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat.

Taqueria del Sol Restaurant Review:

The casual, lively interior once housed owner/chef Eddie Hernandez' full-service restaurant, Sundown Cafe, but he replaced that in favor of the popular fast-casual taquería concept that has made his reputation. Here’s how it works: Step up to the cash register, order, pay for your basic home-style Mexican food and find a table. Your selections arrive almost as soon as you sit down. The guacamole, fresh tasting and with the proper chunky texture, is served with crispy tortilla chips and makes a great starter or side. Substantial salsas brim with chopped fresh tomatoes and vigorous applications of peppers and herbs. Taco fillings range from carnitas to fried chicken with lime jalapeño mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato. Farm raised in Costa Rica, the tilapia works sweet magic in the fish tacos. The beef brisket enchilada is moist and tender; lemon cream sauce to top it is a good idea, although we also favor the salsa verde. The menu includes the well-known just-spicy-enough turnip greens. For vegetarians, who will like those greens, the refried bean enchilada is a great option, but other change-ups can be constructed. If natilla is offered for dessert, have it. Tequila, decent brews, a few respectable wines and other spirits are available. Other locations.

Chef Gabriel Kreuther

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