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Taqueria El Tapatio

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421 S Ventura Rd # 10, Oxnard, CA 93030-6552
(805) 382-2376
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Juicy TACOS & great Taco Bar!!

My husband and I love this place. We visit Camarillo and Oxnard locations and they're both amazingly delicious..The service is great as well.... Asada is juicy, crunchy tasty Tripas, Pastor is tender and flavorful, Ceviche is mmmm...as well as the Shrimp Cocktails.. I can go on and on... Prices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
theashag
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Port Hueneme
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Port Hueneme
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love this place. We visit Camarillo and Oxnard locations and they're both amazingly delicious..The service is great as well.... Asada is juicy, crunchy tasty Tripas, Pastor is tender and flavorful, Ceviche is mmmm...as well as the Shrimp Cocktails.. I can go on and on... Prices and specials are a hit alone and then you have the... More 

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Ventura, California
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It all started with people from a Texas organization visiting Oxnard this past summer. When asked for a good taco, most of the local staff pointed to this location. My wife loves good local food. So this past week we stopped here for a quick lunch. Yeah it's cash only (so is the original Tommies on Beverly and Rampart) ,... More 

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oxnard
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220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

They take cash only. Expect to wait in line. I should not write this review because the line is too long now. I know Mexican food. I have lived in the area 35 years and worked for a local utility co. 32 years in the field. Spent a lot of lunches all over this area. A little market in Somis... More 

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Burbank, California
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My husband and I were craving some great authentic mexican food without going to a big restaurant with big prices. We decided on this place and boy were we happy with our choice. My husband is from Mexico and was thoroughly impressed with the authenticity and freshness of the food. We originally wanted to split a burrito and a couple... More 

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Athens, Greece
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is Authentic mexican food at its finest! .... This place is to die for! The tacos are so good! The burritos are better! And all the fresh juices are even better... What can top that? - the fresh salsa bar and chips! ... This place is the best!

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Oxnard
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

You may stand in line for 5 minutes to order but they deliver to your table tacos, burritos and combo plates. The quality of food is high and price is economical so lots of locals know this good place. The aquas are typical, horchata, jamica, but they also have FRESH carrot juice and others, sodas and beer. Excellent shrimp cocktail... More 

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Strasbourg, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

Could not agree more with the other reviews for the Taqueriq El Tapatio. The burrito was by far the best I have ever eaten. Savoury, flavorful with lovely spices, served piping hot to the table by an absolutely lovely young woman who is working on her English which is already nearly perfect. Tortilla chips and dips at the free salad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

This is one the best (underappreciated) and inexpensive Mexican Food restaurants in Ventura County! It's slightly difficult to find, though once you do (!), it's worth the one minute it takes to locate it. I eat light meals, so a regular taco al pastor and an ague fresco (melon) is so yummy. They give chips (not necessary), salsa is okay.... More 

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california
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134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

The title pretty much sums it up. There are a ton of mexican restaurants around town, but this place is always good. Never any old, dry meat like some places. This place is a guarenteed good burrito.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2009

Best burritos for a good price!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 421 S Ventura Rd # 10, Oxnard, CA 93030-6552
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: (805) 382-2376

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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