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Had lunch at the El Charrito Taco Truck for 1st time today...

Syphrite Jun 12, 2009 05:08 PM

and it was damn good.

The chorizo tacos were slammin'! I really liked the beef tacos too. I do have to save the carnitas were a miss for me, bland and not really all that, but overall everything else was fab. I was really digging those scallion bulbs too. Oh and of course the woman (don't know her name) was super, super nice.

I'm stoked to be moving to Stamford in a couple of weeks! :D

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    rafi Jun 14, 2009 11:04 AM

    it must be something in the air because I made my first trip to El Charrito this week as well. It was on Tuesday - I had a carnitas taco and two of the day's specials: a cow feet tostada and a pig belly taco.

    Really loved the food overall, though I wasn't too into the pig belly meat. The other two items were delicious.

    Friday I went back for a torta and I'll probably try the Huarache next week. This place is going to be dangerous for me!

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      jwg Jun 14, 2009 06:46 AM

      I can't wait until day camp starts up in Greenwich. I'll have an excuse to leave Westchester and try El Charrito!

      1. adamclyde Jun 13, 2009 03:31 PM

        I couldn't get over there today, which was a bummer because I saw on their facebook/twitter status that they had chorizo empanadas as a special today. That would have been good, I bet.

        Next time be sure to try the huarache too. Those are probably my favorites there.

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        1. re: adamclyde
          roxlet Jun 14, 2009 06:09 AM

          I love that a taco truck has a facebook/twitter status. There is something so wonderful about that! The other thing I like about El Charrito is that you can call ahead for your order. It's very user-friendly.

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          byramgirl Jun 13, 2009 09:20 AM

          I tried it for the first time this week as well, and I can't wait to go back. I went traditional and tried 3 tacos - beef, chicken and pork. I loved the beef and chicken, but didn't care for the pork - too, too fatty for my liking. I have a feeling this might become a new routine lunch spot. And yes, the woman taking my order was super nice.

          1. jfood Jun 13, 2009 05:20 AM

            Welcome to the neighborhood.

            Let the FFD hounds know your preferences (you have some really great lunch spots from the other thread) and the hounds up here can guide you.


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