Taqueria La Perlita

$ • Mexican

495 N 22nd St, Decatur
(217) 330-8008


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Taqueria La Perlita

This is an authentic Mexican restaurant, a true greasy spoon. The food was flavorful. The only thing I would change is the cleanliness, the entry door handle filthy, seats quite worn and many torn, dishes & silverware dirty. Everyone was attentive & efficient as far as service. Felt like Stanton street bridge eateries.

Staff was friendly, food was affordable and they allow you to order a la carte. great tacos! very authentic. no frills but it is a great place to grab some tacos. The TORTILLAS deserve a special mention. It seems like the taquero lightly dipped the tortilla in the oil when warming the tortilla on the comal. Not too many places doo that in the USA. The flavor is amazing! Salsa was good too. I asked for limes and salt with my to go order. they gave me just enough limes and a little...read full review

I am writing this review while sitting in the restaurant because I might forget to review this exceptional place. The food here is very authentic and the attention to detail with the presentation, spices, and taste are above any other mexican restaurant around. This is a family owned restaurant so their heart and soul go into making the food and boy you can tell. I will definitely start eating here more often. Very highly recommended.

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Monday 11AM - 8PM
Tuesday 11AM - 8PM
Wednesday 11AM - 8PM
Thursday 11AM - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 9PM
Saturday 11AM - 9PM
Sunday Closed

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