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Inside Taqueria El Rey, Where Detroiters Get Their Taco Fix

Tour this Southwest cheap eat known for is tasty grilled chicken.

Just a few blocks from Clark Park, the bright orange façade of Taqueria El Rey is a beacon you're unlikely to miss from the street. Inside, find a simple, affordable menu of tacos, burritos, and savory grilled chicken. Detroiters swear by El Rey's al pastor tacos served hot from the grill in a corn tortilla for a $1.50 or flour for 50 cents more, just remember to bring cash. Photographers Michelle and Chris Gerard took a tour of this beloved Southwest staple on a recent afternoon.

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Taqueria El Rey

4730 Vernor Highway, , MI 48209 (313) 357-3094 Visit Website

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