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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
+1 401-295-2280
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“burrito” (10 reviews)
“flan” (6 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rhode Island isn't known for its Mexican fare. We stumbled across this unassuming restaurant in an out-of-the-way setting that probably most people pass by without even noticing. We are from California, and the food here is as good as what you might find out there....More

1  Thank HasbroDoc
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nice people. Good but unimaginative fast food. They never have any specials or features on the menu. List of spirits is limited to the usual suspects and the bartenders don't seem to know much about them. We're lucky to have a Mexican restaurant here but...More

Thank HappyWanderer1492
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We keep returning to El Tapatio for fresh tasty food in a cheerful fun environment. Not pricey, family friendly, groups, too.

Thank Thor J
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Love the food . Just as good as found in Arz. The service is good . Even better yet the price is reasonable.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cinco de mayo means Mexican food and drink. El Tapatio delivers every day of the year. Friendly staff, great food, lively atmosphere. Chips and salsa aplenty.Great variety of drinks and beer. Pacifico on draft is a favorite. Great pina colada. We always have steak fajitas...More

1  Thank RhodyRick2015
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We go to Tapatio regularly. We used to go to the one in Cranston, and were thrilled when they opened closer to home. The servers here are always sweet and very efficient. The food here is delicious. We are always satisfied. The kids love coming...More

Thank Bonzoid
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Waiter added more money to the tip on my credit card & we had tipped well. That really makes me mad when waiters do this. Won't go back, there are other places to go where I won't be ripped off.

Thank n p
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were promptly seated and before we knew it, salsa and chips appeared. Our server was very friendly and efficient. Food was fresh and came out hot. I really enjoyed the chimichanga. The shredded beef was tasty. The size was just right. The flan was...More

Thank Keesar
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The main thing that stands out was how fresh all the ingredients were, that everything was not buried in a non-descript red sauce, that you could taste the flavor of each ingredient. Really large portions, so plan to share. Great Mexican flavors without being pedestrian....More

Thank M616M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Came with a large group. Everyone at the table agreed that the food was totally lacking in flavor. My salad was perhaps the worst I have ever had. The menu description made it sound good, but it was very disappointing. No one finished their food....More

Thank Catherine R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-295-2280
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