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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

The food at El Tapatio is pretty much Colorado-level quality Mexican food with nothing really standing out, but it's all perfectly acceptable. Service, while competent and reasonably friendly, is slow, so don't come here if you're in a rush.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I'm a Mexican food connoisseur. The Pollo Fundido at this El Tapatio was the best Mexican meal I have had in forever!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bill V
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We wanted a place that took dogs and this was close by and the food was very good with large portions and a great strawberry margarita.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sonia S
Reviewed 29 October 2018

GREAT happy hour and the best chili rellenos I've tasted in the 13 years I've been in Colorado. I either need to get out more or they really are that good :) Staff is fun too :)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carol L
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Efficient, friendly staff, very quick food service and it was authentic Mexican. The huge portions made a great meal the next day also! Definitely where we would stop again if we are in the area!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fotobug
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The food is spool good. Homemade and got when the serve it. The servers are A lot of fun. The decorations are very colorful to enjoy. And the prices are very reasonable.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Judy N
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Food was ok, a lot higher priced than Fiesta nearby. Chips and Salsa are much better other places and service was slow. It wasnt bad but have had better!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nstaton77
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was good Mexican food. Got a 3 item combo plate, that was shared with my wife. We are seniors and this was more than enough food for the both of us. Was clean and quite busy.(usually a good sign.)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank N3656KFjamess
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Food was very good, but seemed a little on the expensive side, It seemed kind of hard to find anything on the menu that was more on the healthier side, but it was still very good. We only went to this restaurant once.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank F6236TXtimc
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Took my disabled niece for her birthday. The waiter was sitting at a table wrapping silverware and when she asked where she could put her walker he just nodded his head and pointed to a spot. We ordered margaritas and my niece said hers was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chuckhollywood
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