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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
402 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521-7704
+1 970-858-1011
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
402 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521-7704
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1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

They have decent food, some of it good, some of it not so good. The margarita's are excellent, the service has always been fun and friendly and the food comes out fast! The salsa and cabbage salsa is awesome! It's a great place for dinner...More

Thank Sweetnovember0524
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food we had here was average -- nothing special. The waitress seemed very serious, not mean, but just serious which was odd. The bathrooms were clean and the guacamole was pretty good. I do not think we would go back unless we were craving...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended by the hotel staff and it met every thing they said. We will visit this restaurant again.

Thank louisd237
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A friend of mine whose spent a fair bit of time in Fruita was telling me about another Mexican restaurant in town (honestly don't remember who) but out of proximity I convinced him to try El Tapatio because we could walk from out hotel. We...More

Thank MotoMoose
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We chose this restaurant, mostly because it was conveniently located in walking distance of our hotel. We were greeted by friendly welcoming staff and ended up having a nice meal here. Portion sizes were large and their salsa was very tasty. Both of our meals...More

Thank CO719_Traveler
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had enchiladas suizas and chili rellenos. Food was served promptly and was a good temperature. My friend and I each found our meals to be rather salty and lacking other flavor. The chips were also greasy and the salsa was just ok. We will...More

Thank Mgtann25
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Taco salad had no flavor and was a glob of different things slopped together; sopapillas tasted frozen then fried--hard on edges. Son's fries also weren't fresh. Really bad food all around.

Thank Joan A
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel so we were grateful to be able to not have to load the kids after a day of travel. The regular margarita was great and I'm glad I didn't get the jumbo or would have had...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We found the food here to be expensive and the quallity far from expectations. The service was good.

Thank GrandPenguins
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. Great selection of Mexican favorites. Almost too hard to choose. My only complaint is that they used taco shells on my shredded beef tacos. They should be made fresh. Ordered two only ate one because it became soggy. Enchiladas were...More

Thank LYNN C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521-7704
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fruita
  • Phone Number: +1 970-858-1011
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