We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Palomino

1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
+1 256-355-4464
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (6 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (21)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018

El Palomino was recommended to us by a couple of Hispanic people I worked with and they were right on the money. the food is great. Everyone in the family loves it. My daughter and I love the tamales and burritos and my son swears...More

Thank ChrisGM578
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We love this little Mexican place! Their tamales are on point. The red is seasoned well and are not like fire balls! Warning the green tamales are SPICY! Love them. Favorite item is the pollo torta, it is perfect and the bread is amazing! My...More

Thank Salty-souls
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Food is authentic Mexican...love the tacos and gordita. Breakfast burrito also amazing. Friendly and helpful staff... awesome and can't wait to visit again.

Thank Marcus A
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Always excellent food. Courteous and friendly staff. Best tamales I've had in a long time. I order an extra dozen, and freeze them, for late night snacks.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great food at a bit of a steeper price. Well worth it for some authentic Mexican food. You don't find food like this much in Decatur and don't find many places that offer outside dining. I'd recommend the chicken burrito (chicken, rice,beans, and I forget...More

Thank Exploration696683
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered several options and they were all delicious and freshly prepared!! Tamales, tacos, chimichanga, guacamole, churros!! Seriously amazing!! Even bought more guac to go!

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I stop there almost every time I go through Decatur. I have been stopping here for years. It is the best I have ever eaten anywhere including Texas. Me encantan los tacos de lengua.

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If loving their food is wrong, I don't want to be right. You can taste the pride in every item prepared by Salvador and his family. I hesitate to single out one item because I encourage you to try them all. Save room for a...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot throughout the southeastern US and have about given up on finding good authentic Mexican food. The positive reviews for El Palomino were enough to convince us to give this small place a try. We're glad we did!

Thank Wild_Place_Finder
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've been wanting to check this place out for a while and finally got the opportunity to do so this weekend. This place is authentic Mexican food and very good. I had a beef taco and a steak burrito and both were the best I've...More

1  Thank 978lancef
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Decatur
Studio 9 Inn & Suites
9 reviews
1.97 km away
Super 8 Decatur
8 reviews
1.97 km away
Motel 6 Decatur
41 reviews
2.53 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Decatur Riverfront
488 reviews
2.82 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Que
758 reviews
.67 km away
whitts barbecue
65 reviews
.93 km away
Java Jaay Cafe
22 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
Point Mallard Waterpark
210 reviews
4.35 km away
Cook's Natural Science Museum
68 reviews
.62 km away
Delano Park
32 reviews
1.49 km away
The Old State Bank
41 reviews
3.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Palomino staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-355-4464
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing