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El Tapatio

) #18 of 50 Restaurants in Washington ££ - £££ Mexican
1302 Carolina Ave, Washington, Washington, NC 27889-3538
+1 252-975-1505
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
1302 Carolina Ave, Washington, Washington, NC 27889-3538
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

Los Personas muy Bueno y el comida delicioso The people were very good and the food was delicious!! I love the atmosphere of the place, laid back and had a few beers while enjoying a great meal. Doesn't get any better than that!

Thank Adam J
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Nicer on the inside, this restaurant didn't look like we should be expecting much when we pulled into the parking lot. We found it to be quite large, clean, and colorful. The food was very good and we could tell the ingredients were fresh. I...More

Thank rolandwyman
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We had a party of 12 guys head for El Tapatio while our wives played Mah Jung. The food was from very good to good. Two orders out of twelve where wrong, but the restaurant corrected the error. The price for beer was quite a...More

Thank Whiffenpoof
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We were pleased with our two combination plate lunches --the chille relleno was huge and stuffed with beef instead of the usual cheese. With just water to drink, the tab came to just under ten dolloars! The very colorful chairs add a nice touch to...More

Thank Joe-Lincoln-CA
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The food is delicious, the bar is great, and the staff is amazing. Whenever I'm in Washington, I always eat here

Thank William D
Reviewed 2 September 2014

great Mexican food, good service, plenty of parking. Seems to be a local watering hole. Friendly. Highly recommend.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Best Mexican food for miles around. Festive atmosphere and friendly staff. The chile rellenos are fantastic as are the seafood dishes.

1  Thank Ted P
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Having grown up in California, finding a good Mexican restaurant out here in NC was important, and I've been to El Tapatio many times. Mostly because it's close, but also because it was the best Mexican place in town when we only had two. There's...More

1  Thank Nathan J
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Service was great! We didn't even feel rushed! ( ate one sunday night- right before closing)All the food was really good! Chips, salsa and queso all were on point! I don't exactly remember what special i ordered but i do remember the large portions! You...More

1  Thank mbrooke16
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat! They have great food and service and are our go to place for special occasions.

Thank Tracy4575
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 Carolina Ave, Washington, Washington, NC 27889-3538
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-975-1505
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