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El Santo Gallo


West Midtown

$$$$Perfect For:LunchOutdoor/Patio Situation
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This West Midtown taqueria sits across the street from its sister restaurant Palo Santo. You’ll smell meat cooking from the parking lot way before you clap eyes on the bright red folding chairs and white subway tile countertops in the small dining area. That tempting smell is from the roasted pork, rotating on a vertical spit as a whole pineapple leaks juices onto the slow-cooked meat. And whether you order tacos, costras, or mulitas, that's the protein you should get. But we usually stick with the tacos on handmade corn tortillas topped with fresh cilantro and onions because the meat is so flavorful and tender it doesn’t need much help. 

fried fish taco and beef taco

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