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El Tapatio

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Spring Street, Sparta, TN
+1 931-836-1346
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Savannah, Georgia
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped to have dinner here, hoping for margaritas. Unfortunately they allowed the license to expire, so we left and went to el meson San Pedro. Maybe next time we visit we will try again.

Thank Lindsay B
Sparta, Tennessee
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had combo plate and it was almost too much to eat. Restaurant is clean, well decorated, and set up for comfort. Desserts really good. Service fine and fast turn around from order to food on the table. A good place to visit solo or with a large group.

Thank Joe L
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

this resturant has the very best mexican food and the staff is fast, friendly and best of all the prices are great. I love this place and go quite often.

Thank Sherry S
Hiram, Georgia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Good food, decent staff, very busy. Nice for birthdays and families. Always enjoy my time there. Good food.

Thank jamesgS6602HY
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend frequent El Tap IN Sparta. I have seen the service continue to soar downhill. This last visit we were seated after standing longer than we should have in a restaurant that was not busy and servers were just standing around talking. After being seated our server promptly asked what we would like to drink and took... More 

Thank 42cruz42
Sparta, TN
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Since San Pedro has upgraded their facility to include a full service bar (i.e. wine/beer etc.), we no longer use El tap.

Thank Mary B
Sparta, Tennessee
Level Contributor
115 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Above average el tap. The service here is great and I know most of the workers here as I go quite often.The food is above average as well as the service

Thank veronica J
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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159 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

After all of the traveling I do for this one the big deal isn't just that the food is always served at a great temperature and with good taste it's the service! It's going that extra step to make you happy as their guest. Each time that I come here they treat me like I am family. They have this... More 

Thank oceanfreeme
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We eat here alot. The food is alway good. The staff is friendly they get order right, & get it out fast. They give something on birthday

Thank Joshua H
Level Contributor
62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Love to eat at this location fast service food always good!! Love the fajitas and tacos!! Kids love to eat here as well.

Thank Briana W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spring Street, Sparta, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: +1 931-836-1346

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