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Margate, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Food and drinks quite tasty, service very poor. The server had no interest in us, we had to get up from the table twice to get anyone's attention to order additional drinks and food. But there is no guacamole dip like this anywhere, quite delicious.

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Geneva, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Having been to Mexican restaurants from Chicago to San Diego we've developed a discerning taste for Mexican food. Loved this place for its fast service, friendly staff, flavorful seasoned dishes and huge portions.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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153 reviews 153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

El Tapatio continues to deliver and has become a "go to" place. I had the ceviche tostado with extra avocado and lime. Small tostadas with a pile of a tasty mixture of baby shrimp onions and cilantro. Nice selection if you are wanting to eat lighter. Add some chalula and you are set. One of the best margarita in town.... More

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Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Lovely atmosphere, very clean, fast, polite servers and delish food. Their queso dip and cabbage salsa cannot be beat and their fresh take on Mexican food is something you have to taste to believe.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Authentic Mexican, the Cantaritos and Margaritas can't be beat. Also love the Shrimp Cocktail. The Tacos are authentic, the wait staff are friendly, and love it when you hablo espanol.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We enjoy El Tapatio for lunch. Smaller portions and lower prices than dinner menu. We really like their Carne Asada. The chicken enchiladas are also excellent. Wide variety of beers and cocktails. Margaritas are Awesome. Visit them often for authentic Mexican fare.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We were looking for fish tacos and we found them. They were authentic and yummy. The mole was fabulous too. The chili verde was excellent as well.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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348 reviews 348 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After a long and tiring day of national park visiting -- Dinosaur National Monument and Colorado National Monument, both in the same day! – Colorado Jim and I were ready to settle for whatever decent-looking restaurant we chanced upon in Grand Junction. El Tapatio looked like it would do, so we gave it a try. It turned out to be... More

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Ogden, Utah
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Incredible food! Best Mexican food I've had outside of Mexico. Large menu, authentic dishes, terrific service.

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Central Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

As I've hardly eaten in a fraction of Junction Mexican restaurants I can't call it the best...however it wouldn't surprise me if it was...as this is some of the best Mexican food I've had. Outside of a few top-dollar Washington, DC 4 or 5 star Mexican joints...this place is superb...and for the price...excellent. Really friendly attentive service as well.

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Address: 1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
Phone Number: 970-245-6479
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand Junction

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