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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
+1 361-516-1655
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06:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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New Bern, North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Extensive menu selection with friendly wait staff. Food delivered quickly, hot, generous portion for a reasonable price. Nice, clean environment.

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Thank Samabbey
Sugar Land, Texas
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155 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while headed down to the Valley. The best thing , while not great, was the guacamole. The green enchiladas were good. The beef fajitas were chewy, stringy and not worth ordering. A couple next to us ordered the mixed paradilla plate without the beef. It looked good. They probably knew not to get the fajitas. Best thing about... More 

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Wentzville, Missouri
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Totally enjoyed our lunch at El Tapatio. Both of us had the carne asada lunch special, couldn't pass it up for 6.99. Great flavor, more food than we could eat! Margs were good too! I only wish it were closer to Missouri, would be there several times a week. Yummy!

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Georgetown, Texas
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us by the guide at the King Ranch, and is #1 on Trip Advisor so we tried it! The food was average! Spouse's dish was supposed to come with sliced avocado, he got a tablespoon size serving of avocado mush! Refried beans looked like something my dog left behind, and the food was overly salted!

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Thank Anne V
Texas
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and tried their cheese enchiladas and chicken fajitas. The tortillas were fresh and the rice was very tasty. Both meals were good.

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Thank 2Visitors2013
Kingsville, Texas
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best tex-mex food you can ever have. Since you are sitting they're bringing those chips with fried beans and salsa for free. Every day they have a special lunch price that can be easily shared for 2 people. The rice! It's perfect! Everything in this restaurant it's graded with an A+

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Thank 1969ViajeroFrecuente
Boston
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We went for dinner our first night, and it was superb! A local place with many repeat customers, as well as some visitors, but the food was very well prepared, the service very nice and the variety available was excellent. I couldn't eat this style of food often, but it was a great experience and I would definitely return.

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Thank RHOBoston
Bishop, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This Mexican Restaurant is one of our favorites. You get a lot of food for a low price. We especially like their chicken fajita quesadillas and their charro beans served in a little fried tortilla bowl; delicious! Every meal starts with complimentary chips, salsa and little serving of their refried bean dip which is yummy. The waiters are attentive. Some... More 

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Thank ccpetri
Katy, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family ate here Parents weekend based on reviews and maybe there's another one in town but it was disgusting. The chicken quesadilla my son's gf ordered had grease running out of the end of the tortilla! Not dripping--RUNNING! My son's chicken enchiladas were swimming in the same orange oil! But hey the chips & salsa were good and my... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Kingsville, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The food is great especially the chips and their special type of salsa. Their taquito's are fabulous.

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Thank bethlang2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kingsville
  • Phone Number: +1 361-516-1655

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