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Boulevard Popotla No. 735 | Popotla, Rosarito 22713, Mexico
+52 661 100 6035
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Granite Bay, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best restaurant in the Rosarito area of Mexico. The table side salsa is the best you will ever experience. I love the salad arrangement, not to mention the meats. The rack of lamb was out of this world. Fun place if you want high end Mexican food.

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Hue, Vietnam
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quaint, charming little business in Rosarito. Service is usually fast and waitresses are friendly. There is an inside area and an open-air patio area. The selection of marmalades offered varies from week to week. The tortillas are made in a corner, where you can watch if you want. Children are welcome. There are cute little birdcages around... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere - Great service - Great food! Alfredo and his staff have it a home run. Fresh salsa made table side. Many original dishes. My one must stop every time I go south of the border. Alfredo is always welcoming and he and the staff make you feel at home.

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Thank Lissa B
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious hand made tortillas, chilaquiles in an eco and ranch environment. Food is good and the experience in this place is good. A bit pricy but good.

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Thank Tatiana R
colo
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Weve eaten here several times most often it's good, have had a few so so experiences. Mostly it's the ambiance, the owner is very friendly and they make your salsa right at your table

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Thank tootscolo
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food! Great steaks as well as Mexican dinners!! Amazing and friendly service! Very reasonable prices and great ombionse!!

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Thank Paul A
Tijuana, Mexico
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is very interesting place; you have a wood cabin atmosphere with a very nice menu listing. Many traditional Mexican plates and very good meat. Salad is great, it is included in the Entree and is like a salad bar at your table. Everything is fresh with hand made tortillas made right at the spot. Highly recommend it if you... More 

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Thank Arturo S
Rosarito, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I think the title says it all. This is a true steak house here in Rosarito! The filet mignon was so tender and juicy cooked medium rare. The steak came with Baked potatoe and salad bar and all the chips and salsa you want. The crew there is really on top of things to say the least, they really cater... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were in the area looking for a vacation home to purchase and thought we would give Tapanco a try for dinner. We had breakfast earlier at their sister location El Nido and it was really good. Tapanco was outstanding good tasting good and well prepared. My mistake, I ended up with two entrees. I thought I was ordering calamari... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We always go the places we always go, so we thought we'd try out a new spot. We'd been to some amazing places in the Guadalupe Valley and we always love Suzanne's in the Pueblo Plaza. So we looked this place up in the top 10 list for Rosarito This place was just ok. No real choices for people that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Popotla No. 735 | Popotla, Rosarito 22713, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Rosarito
  • Phone Number: +52 661 100 6035
Description
It is the sister restaurant of El Nido and Los Pelicanos in Rosarito Beach

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?