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El Tapatio

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550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
302-836-6477
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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't miss mariachis

Have had numerous dishes, all excellent. We especially like going when the mariachis are there on Friday nights. Fabulous food in a Fun festive atmosphere. Margaritas are excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2015
Beth D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Have had numerous dishes, all excellent. We especially like going when the mariachis are there on Friday nights. Fabulous food in a Fun festive atmosphere. Margaritas are excellent.

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Thank Beth D
Utica, New York
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Food was amazing, margaritas lovely and fun atmosphere...cant wait to return!! We each had and shared different entrees that were all delicious and very filling!!

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Thank kathy m
Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We tried this restaurant a few months ago for the first time. Being skeptical, we hoped that the food would good. It was very good. Large portions. The staff were friendly and very attentive. The staff, also, kept us informed if a large group was coming in and if we needed to more to be more comfortable. We have gone... More 

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Thank CherSteve
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Ask for Jes, she is top notch, very pleasant atmosphere and wonderful food, if you have room try the Fried Ice cream - I get it without the chocolate!

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Thank Eve H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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Thank Dawn M
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 via mobile

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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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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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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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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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 - 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?