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El Tapatio

$$ - $$$Mexican,
7301 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-3211
+1 303-239-9872
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
12 Sep 2017
“Really good food and service”
16 Jul 2017
“Good Mexican”
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
7301 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-3211
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

There is nothing fancy about this restaurant, but the food is very good, the portions are plentiful, the service is excellent and the price is reasonable.

Thank RichardB562
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We liked it. We wanted something more than the Taco Bell scene. Good variety, good service, reasonable price. Had the #1 combination, very tasty.

Thank MichiganDad2
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is our "go to" choice for Mexican dishes. it's not fancy but food is consistent, well-prepared, reasonably priced, and staff does excellent job

Thank ETBColorado
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Walked in was seated and given a menu. Someone immediately took my drink order and returned with chips and salsa. Chips were warm and freshly made. Barely had a chance to start eating them when server took my order. I was half way through one...More

Thank David B
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal. Large portions. Cold beer. Grey salsa. I will be back. Very good food at a good cost.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This used to be one of my favorite Mexican food places to eat. Their fajitas are really good, especially the fajitas for two plate and it's reasonably priced. In the last month, I've visited the restaurant twice. I got my complimentary chips and salsa within...More

Thank Cruiserjunkie
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Simply, one of the better Mexican restaurants I've been to when taking portion size, price, authenticity, and quality into consideration. A little salty, but not too much. A lot of food for not a lot of money. Their margaritas are also a deal in that...More

Thank roccoz18
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We were seated quickly but it took about 10 minutes to see our waiter. When he did get to us, he wasn't friendly and was in a super hurry. The food ended up being very tasty and was served in ample amounts. I had the...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I have eaten here only twice, but will never go back. I gave it another shot thinking I just picked a bad day, but it was still terrible. They did have good margaritas, but the food was awful.

Thank 23gailm
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Tasty margaritas, excellent tacos. I had fish, my buddy had shrimp and both very pleased. One warning, it is a little spicier than I wanted, and I really like spicy. Their salsa with the chips was very spicy as was their pico.

Thank Lonnie K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7301 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-3211
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 303-239-9872
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