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“Yummy”
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El Tapatio
Ranked #20 of 67 Restaurants in Washington
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Wilson, North Carolina
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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“Yummy”
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 could easily share a plate and have plenty to eat! Definitely our new favorite mexican restaurant in washington!

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English first
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best in town!”
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.

  • Visited July 2013
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Reston, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good Mexican food! ”
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We eat here every time we come through Washington. Extraordinary food, relaxed atmosphere. Love it! My only complaint (and it is a small one) is that the Margaritas are made from a mix - they don't match the quality of the rest of the menu.

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Washington, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Weekly stop if you live hear. Must stop if you are visiting Washington”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

El Tapatio has the best Mexican food in Washington. Beautiful and Festive Decor. Everything is reasonably priced and very tasty. If you like it a little spicier ask for their Hot Salsa, it is off the chain. Never had a bad meal or drink there. Been eating at El Tapatio in Washington since they were in the now Arby's building many years ago. Also a very friendly and happy place.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Ed B
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JULIAN
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Great decor, food was above average.
I am spoiled on Great Mexican Food though, so someone else may think this was the best they have ever had. My basis of comparison is a fantastico little place near home, and they are a hard act to follow.
But most folks should really enjoy this. The Jumbo Margaritas were very good.

Visited March 2013
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