Taste our Amazing Homemade Salsa

Choose from Salsa Mexicana, Chile de Arbol, Guacamole Salsa or choose all 3.


Whe Have Fish and Shrimp Tacos

Try our delicious jalepeno cilantro and chipotle dressings. Made from scratch just for you.


Come Try Mels Famous Beef Fajitas

Taste our customer favorite tacos and beef fajitas made from high quality flank steak seasoned to perfection.



Our Story

Taco Mel is a small family owned restaurant. Mel is originally from Mexico City and has been living in Lake Charles for over 20 years. His food is focused on quality authentic Mexican flavors. With over 40 years of industry experience he’s looking to share his love of authentic flavors with the local community.

True Passion


Handmade with Fresh Ingredients

Our corn and flour tortillas are made from scratch using techniques passed down through family tradition. Dress your tacos with our fresh homemade pico de gallo, 2 different salsa and dressings, and a multitude of other fresh toppings.

Passionate Cooking

Mel loves to cook and share good quality food with everyone. Come join us and be treated as a member of the family.

Create Your Own Taco

You are the chef here, come in and build your ideal taco. Choose what toppings you want, the order they go on your food, and get creative. It’s all up to you.


Just had supper at Taco Mel's. Delicious!!!!! Can't wait to go back!

Cindy H.

Food and service is really good. I am glad to find a nice place where to eat good mexican food and to spent good time with friends in a nice area.
Me encanto la comida y el servicio. Buena comida mexicana en una buena area.

Hilda P.

After many years living in Az, eatingTaco Mel's made me home sick. I'd eat there everyday off I could. I love the wide variety of options to top of the tacos. This place is the real deal for authentic Mexican food.

Michael L.

Very very good. Everything is homemade and original. The tortillas are awesome. All the sauce is homemade too... Everything is fresh with good flavor.

Lacy C.