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El Tapatio Restaurant

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2441 SW Cherry Park Rd, Troutdale, OR 97060
+1 503-465-8226
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of my go-to restaurants when I am in the area. It is good, simple Mexican food. You can't beat the price or the service.

Thank Michael H
Hillsboro, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The food was good and the service was great. Surprised to be charged for the second bowl of chips and salsa, especially since our bill was $90 and there were 4 of us. I would understand this extra charge if we had sat and ate bowls of chips and salsa and not ordered food, but that was not the case.... More 

Thank Jvi47
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I did not think that such bad food as I experienced today would still be possible in 2016 - an eating experience so bad that my stomach still hurts, five hours later. You would think a chain restaurant, even a small local (?) chain could not, on paper, survive for years if the quality of the meals were as abysmal... More 

Thank Juno M
Portland Oregon
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262 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I used to live within walking distance and came here often. Then I heard the original kitchen staff left to open Agave Azul in Gresham. True or not, there was a major shift in the quality of food. I have given this place several tries because I am often in the area. Each time seems worse than the last. It... More 

Thank APennero
Loreto B.C.S. Mexico
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

People joke about Oregon "woos mouth" when it comes to spicy Mexican food. Let them come here. I've lived in Mexico, and this is nothing like the cuisine down south. You get a lot of food for the money, but sadly, I won't be back.

Thank Eloise97009
Corbett, Oregon
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food with standard menu. Staff friendly. Service a little slow. Background music terrible (country western, grunge, annoying).

Thank Nagarkot247
Gresham, Oregon
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Service was okay, but the place was almost empty. The fajitas were okay, but not the best that I have had at other places. The margaritas were expensive and not very good. They recently added a small bar and it too was empty. Probably won't return.

Thank 2travbug
Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

A group of four went to Tapatio today for lunch. When served the chips and salsa, I asked for mild salsa because one of our group can't eat the regular salsa. The "chips & salsa" girl brought the requested item. Our lunch was good, service was fast. Imagine my surprise when I found a $.25 charge on my bill for... More 

1 Thank westcoastdiner
Las Vegas, Nevada
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

It is hard to find decent mexican food in the area, but this place was pretty good. The chile rellano was good, and the chips and salsa were pretty unremarkable. I used to go there for lunch when I worked in the same shopping center area because it was all we had for mexican without driving to Rockwood, or the... More 

Thank WFox8
Portland, Oregon
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were in the neighborhood so we decided to eat. Part of the restaurant looks like it is being remodeled but it didn't get in the way. They brought chips and salsa while we looked at the menu. The first round of chips and salsa are free. Another bowl of chips was $1.00 and salsa was $.25... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2441 SW Cherry Park Rd, Troutdale, OR 97060
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Troutdale
  • Phone Number: +1 503-465-8226

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