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El Tapatio

190 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3139
+1 931-520-4393
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good31%
  • Average38%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Oct 2017
“El Tap”
12 Aug 2017
“Mexican restaurant ”
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
190 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3139
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

El Tap has been our go to for Mexican since living in Cookeville. We have always had very good experiences. We do frequent their location on Jefferson most often. Both locations have been clean, fast & friendly. I recommend El Tap.

Thank judy177
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

After living in Texas for twenty-five years, I have been to some excellent Mexican restaurants. The food here is adequate but nothing compared to the places I have frequented in the past. The salsa is good but not spicy. Service was good.

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We always enjoy the choices for Mexican feed offered. We have actually eaten here several times and will definitely do so again in the future.

Thank Audra B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

You never go wrong when you stop to eat here!! Weather its a date night or a family night out! Super fast service and the food is always great!!

Thank Briana W
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped in at lunch time when the restaurant was completely full & very busy. The staff was extremely busy but we were promptly seated with menus, complimentary chips with dip served & our drink order taken. The food service was quick & the items were...More

Thank Zeke T
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

El Tapatio's on Willow Avenue is a good place for steak fajitas. Good rice and beans with fresh chips and salsa.

Thank Houston N
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had a light dinner (chorizo tacos, grilled chicken tacos) and it was good. They have a few local beers on tap. Quick service, decent prices. A good price performer.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I was hesitant to eat in a Mexican restaurant outside of Texas but searched for the word "Texas" in past reviews and found 3 or 4 people who thought the same thing and were pleasantly surprised by the food at El Tapatio. Well, I wasn't....More

Thank NHeger
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Ok this is one of the better Mexican places around in the area. The food is good, you get plenty of it at dinner, and the beer and drinks are great. Make sure you ask for the verde salsa, the red salsa too, they are...More

Thank Wouldyaliketoknow
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Chips & salsa were good. Got charged too much for my "3 Enchilada" plate. Cheese in food was very salty. Plenty of chicken though & plenty of food. Just didn't hit the spot.

Thank Elaina L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3139
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-520-4393
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