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El Nopalito Food Truck Finds Permanent Home for Prickly Pear Tacos in South Nashville

South Nashville nabs namesake nopalitos, tacos, and huaraches, thanks to El Nopalito’s opening

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Gourmet Mexican food truck El Nopalito plopped down some permanent roots mid-May in South Nashville, specifically, at 329 Peachtree Street.

The welcoming new expansion of the food truck sets up shop in a vibrant green house, with a massive yard speckled with picnic tables and festive lights.

El Nopalito’s menu opens with 3 dipping options for chips: salsa, guacamole, or the restaurant’s namesake nopalitos — made with diced nopales (the naturally flat stems, called pads, of the prickly pear cactus).

Tacos are available a la carte at El Nopalito, priced higher than those found nearby on Nolensville Road, ranging from $2.99 to $3.50.

Also of note at El Nopalito, they’re serving huaraches — made with nopal and topped with melted cheese, mushrooms, poblanos, and red onions. These come served with sides like elote, charro beans, or rice.

Other menu offerings include burritos, quesadillas, a trio of burgers, and wings.

El Nopalito is open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It’s closed on Sunday.

El Nopalito

329 Peachtree Street, , TN 37210 (615) 645-9940 Visit Website

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