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El Tapatio

1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
+1 252-985-0027
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
“chori pollo” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is where my family always chooses to go. All 6 of us agree. You know how unusual that is. Often very busy but they still treat everyone like a welcome guest.

Thank jerobemd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After two weeks on the road, we needed some Mexican food. We came the right place as we had an enjoyable meal! Food and wine were reasonably priced and the service was ok.

Thank Phillip_Phyllis
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been dining here for years and have never had a bad experience. The food and service is always good.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The food was very nice and served well. Prices were very reasonable. Restaurant was very busy. Certainly had enough to eat. Would eat there again.

Thank acodling
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Service was slow and the waitress not attentive . Had the fajita Guadalajara . Lots of meat but no flavor. W

Thank 109carmeng
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Real Mexican food at average prices. Good beer selection. Friendly staff and good decor. Easy access.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We love el tap. It's the only place we go fir Mexican in rocky mount or Wilson. My chori pollo and shrimp tacos were great. The waitress was nice but very slow. One thing at a time. The meal too way too long for lunch....More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We ate here with friends. There were nine people and we did not wait long to be seated. The waiter was nice and attentive. The food was served fast. All of our meals were very good.

Thank Trenell55
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We just visit El Tapatío for lunch today. Was really pleased with the food. The prices are incredible (coming from the DC metro area), and the lich portions were fairly large. I had the lunch fajita quesadilla, husband had the lunch chori-pollo and my youngest...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

By far best Mexican food in the area. Had the tornado burrito. Excellent. Handled my "on the side" requests accurately. Kept the chips stocked and tea glass full. Great experience.

1  Thank Tim S
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Nearby Attractions
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37 reviews
3.19 km away
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2.00 km away
Martin Luther King Jr. Park
9 reviews
3.17 km away
Golden East Crossing Mall
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.67 km away
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Can you get carryout?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-985-0027
  • E-mail
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