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Tapatio's Restaurant Mexicano

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734 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-8806
863-686-6958
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Nice evening for authentic Mexican

Authentic fresh and hot. Appears to be family owned. Special dinner is HUGE. Enough for two. Fajitas were nice and hot. Good price for the amount of food. Great service and fast on a Friday night

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
James S
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Brooksville, Florida
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Brooksville, Florida
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Authentic fresh and hot. Appears to be family owned. Special dinner is HUGE. Enough for two. Fajitas were nice and hot. Good price for the amount of food. Great service and fast on a Friday night

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great food. Good prices. Our whole family loves to eat here. It is family owned and they take great pride in their quality food and excellent service. Highly recommend.

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Lakeland, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband suggested we try Tapatio's because he had heard it was very good. I didn't know much about it, and was doubtful because I always like the other Mexican restaurant in town (the one that is part of a national chain). However, I was pleasantly surprised. The staff was friendly and efficient, and the atmosphere was comfortable and relaxing.... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stopped at Tapatio's yesterday evening for a bite of supper. It had been a long time since our last visit there but it was as good as it ever was. We both had the Taco Salad and they were excellent. The fried ice cream was very good and the Service was good as well. Made us wonder why we... More 

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Lakeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Fell in love with this little place when I came to Lakeland. Now my son is addicted too. I even got my mom to come a few times and she's always "hated" Mexican food... her quote. That must of been American over kill 'mexican', because this is the real deal!

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Lakeland, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Owners and staff are always attentive and the food is always good. They keep the chips and drinks full.

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Great service, authentic Mexican food and the best Sangria around. We go here at least once a month and have never been disappointed.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time visiting and it was a great experience. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the items on the menu and even told us what the best seller was. The food arrived quickly. Prices are fair.Food was more then enough. I couldn't finish it was so much. Environment nice and calm. Just when we were leaving they... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Amazing food, quick service, best Mexican food I ever had. Great music, great environment.😌👍🏼☺️😁 Always drive 40 minutes to come eat here.

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Central Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We love Tapatio's. As Lakelanders, it is our go-to restaurant for Mexican food. My husband is a Texan and has eaten countless meals in little Mexican restaurants, and Tapatio's stacks up to all of them. We love the owners, who are almost always there. They run a tight ship and you will never have to wait very long for your... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 734 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-8806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-686-6958

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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