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El Tapatio

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550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
302-836-6477
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Reasonably Priced Good Food

We went after the dinner crowd on a week day. Service was very quick. There are so many items on the menu. We were a party of five and one person was unhappy with her meal of fish tacos (the fish mixture was piled on tortillas that were soggy and there weren't any toppings.) The rest of us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Atlanta
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went after the dinner crowd on a week day. Service was very quick. There are so many items on the menu. We were a party of five and one person was unhappy with her meal of fish tacos (the fish mixture was piled on tortillas that were soggy and there weren't any toppings.) The rest of us were quick... More 

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Bear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Awesome food,great service and love the atmosphere. Everything I have ate here has been wonderful. I especially love the carnitas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A place to count on for consistent taste. Have been to this restaurant quite a few times and have never had a doubt in wanting to come back. Come hungry, get served quick, don't have to spend a lot and leave full and happy.

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Middletown, DE
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been there on 3 separate occasions and each time had a different impression. Service is good but the good is definitely hit or miss.

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DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We've been eating here for years and have never had a bad meal. Well priced, especially on Wed margarita nights. Personally, we avoid Fridays, mariachi isn't bad but the space is too is not adequate for their volume, otherwise thumbs up!

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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This place is awful. The food here is a joke. It's sloppy, disgusting, and NOT FRESH. GO to El jefe (kirkwood high way) or Santa fe (newark/wilmington) if you want real food. Better yet, check out that taco truck on rt.40!

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Bear, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

My family went on a Friday when they have a mariachi band and it was wonderful! The band is so talented and my toddler was just amazed. The food is great and in good portions - my daughter even loved the kids chicken tacos and beans. My chimichangas and my husband's burrito were perfect. We left full and entertained with... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We tried this restaurant because we had gotten a coupon in a mailer. The food was so good that we've been back several times since. Everything about this restaurant is great. The service is quick, the decorations lively and upbeat, the food is very fresh and filling and the prices are decent. It is tucked away in the back of... More 

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Delaware City, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Staff is always friendly and welcoming. As for the food, authentic. Their salsas are beyond addicting. I love the shrimp fajitas but have tried many items through the years and have always been happy with the meal. Everything is so fresh and homemade. This is not one of those typical Mexican chain restaurants. I highly recommend.

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Pilesgrove, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The food was great and I had a lot of left overs to take home for the next day, the service was excellent and the prices are good, the décor seemed to be authentic south of the border style, the place surprises you on how big it really is. We will go back again.

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Additional Information about El Tapatio

Address: 550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
Phone Number: 302-836-6477
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bear
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $9 to $15
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bear
  • Phone Number: 302-836-6477

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $9 to $15
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?