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Tapatio's Restaurant Mexicano

734 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-8806
863-686-6958
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Ranked #20 of 381 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We are regulars here (well, as regular as our budget allows), and have never been disappointed. Not even once. We prefer the South Florida Avenue location over the Memorial Boulevard location, due to the newer facility and overall cleanliness of the surrounding area. The staff have always (at both locations) been very friendly and accommodating, and the food never fails... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We occasionally visit the Memorial Drive restaurant when we're in the Lakeland area shopping. The food is very good, served quickly by a very attentive staff. The chips and mild salsa are excellent. The cheese dip is the best we've ever tried. We will be back.

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Lakeland, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Tapatio's has two locations in Lakeland but our family has only visited the one located on Memorial Hwy. This is one of our local favorites and the only one we visit when we are in the mood for Mexican food. An attractive family restaurant with great service and very authentic flavor to their entire menu which is varied and can... More 

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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Everything about thos restaurant is fabulous and I have been to both locations in lakeland and they'e equally fabulous!!! Never had a bad experience at these restaurant. Must try their sangria absolutely yummy!!!

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Definitely my favorite place to eat in Lakeland. They have two locations and both are great but the atmosphere is a little nicer at the S Lakeland location. The Tapatios on Memorial used to be a Burger King so that is a little odd. Other than that no complaints. We have always been very impressed with the cleanliness of the... More 

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We visit Tapatio's each time we come to town. It is absolutely the best Mexican food in the area. Our family agrees as this is the restaurant of choice for birthdays and other special occasions. The salsa is spicy but very good. My personal favorites are the tacos al pastor and the chimichanga. My wife gets taco salad at each... More 

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Lakeland, FL
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Tapatio's on Memorial is still a good place to eat. On some Sunday nights they have a mariachi band that moves from table to table playing the Mexican songs we gringos request. Do not expect too much of a Tex-Mex atmosphere as it is a converted Burger King. The prices have crept up in the last year, probably not too... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We are a group from different places in the USA, doing business in Lakeland, Fl., not always the same group, every month can be different, we are there at least a few times at month, except in the hot season... We like the service, the food it's always great and hot, the attention of the owners are wonderful, How can... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a very good place to go! They have two locations in Lakeland, and very good. The food is good, the service is good, and the price is right! I know they have a Mexican grocery store next to the one on the south end of town. I recommend this place over any chain place!! Please go and check... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We eat at Tapatio's frequently but always get the ceviche tostada and the taco salad. This last trip we thought we would try something new. Burrito deluxe for me. The burrito was more of a quesadilla as they didn't finish wrapping it all the way and the inside only had beef and some beans. The top had some shredded cheese... More 

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Additional Information about Tapatio's Restaurant Mexicano

Address: 734 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-8806
Phone Number: 863-686-6958
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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