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“If Hell had music....”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Tapatio

El Tapatio
Ranked #110 of 383 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: They have anothe resturant in Newport News. This is a new one in Williamsburg.
Williamsburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
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“If Hell had music....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013 via mobile

If Hell had music, the folks at El Tapatio could just pipe it in right from their dining room. It is so loud and so abrasive that I would choose a nice soothing water boarding session over listening to it.

It would be a great addition to the numerous tortures if hell.

Great food, great staff but good lord that music!

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English first
Califon, New Jersey
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good food at a good price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

The food was very good and lots of it. We were very hungry, and the server kept bringing more chips and salsa while we waited for our food. The salsa was quite good. I saw some complaints about the service, but if I had one it would be that they hovered too much, and rushed you a bit when you sat down, wanting a drink order before we had a chance t olook over the options.

Visited September 2013
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

After reading the reviews here, we tried this place. Great! Well worth the visit. Great food, service, portions and value. What more can you want.

  • Visited July 2013
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Pennsylvaina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent and authentic Mexican restaurant.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

We stumbled on this one day while driving in Newtown. We stopped for lunch. This may have to be a must have at least once each future visit to our beloved Williamsburg!!

  • Visited August 2013
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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“bueno”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

try the guacamole, fresh made at the table. staff is friendly. margaritas are excellent. family oriented in the new town. we loved out.

  • Visited July 2013
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