The Joints – El Taquito


El Taquito

Located south of downtown Newnan off I-85’s Exit 41 (Moreland), is El Taquito. You have to enter through the BP truck stop to get to where you order. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of seating.

Once there, a large billboard sign highlights the menu: nachos, taco salads, tortas, flautas, tacos, asada, quesadillas, fajitas and burritos. Meat options include steak, beef tongue, beef head, tripe, sausage, fried pork and other adventurous choices.

And you won’t find a fountain machine here. The Cokes are in 500 ml glass bottles, and there’s no twisting these off. Fortunately there’s a bottle opener nailed to the wall right next to the refrigerator. And it’s bottled in Mexico.

And that pretty much tells you this is about as real as it gets.

1389 Hwy 29, Newnan – 770-252-2777
Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sun: 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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