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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

1002 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6145
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Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery
Description: WE HAVE CLOSED :-(

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English first
Tallahassee, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This place is below average for Mexican, if you want good Mexican food go to San Miguels. El Tapatio likes to smother there main dishes in a fatty queso that hides the nasty meat you are eating. The margaritas are drowning in margarita mix, barely any tequila, so bring some Tums for the heartburn you will definitely get.

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Rhode Island
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120 reviews 120 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

ate outdoors staff was friendly and food was plentiful for the price. Its close to downtown. Place is not fancy at all cannot be snobby sort but if you like mexican food you will be in the right place . Its near the historic district.

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South Florida
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We were a large group of 14 and they immediately organized tables for us outside for lunch. We had one waiter and he arranged individual checks for all of us, which was amazing. Food was under $10 per person with free chips and salsa (a bit of a kick). We were in and out within the hour. Service was excellent!

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Venice, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

It has all the standard Mexican decor. But it doesn't feel like a Mexican restaurant. Service is poor. The food is mediocre. A lot of young college-age people. Oddly enough the waiters are all Mexican. It's hard to explain but it doesn't feel like a Mexican restaurant even though it looks it.

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Lakeland, FL
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Went here with a friend. Ordered our food and less than 15 minutes we had it out on the table. Margaritas were amazing! Ordered the small and pretty sure I would have been in trouble if it had been larger.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I used to go here all the time when I was in college and liked it. It was cheap and the margaritas were good. Since graduating I have tried them twice...both times found roaches crawling on the wall near me. The food has gone downhill and you can tell they truly only cater to college students. The fact that 2... More

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Go here for some great Mexican food. My husband and I love it!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We go to Tapatio for lunch often. I can't comment on dinner, but everything we've had has been terrific. Taco salads, enchiladas, tacos, burritos--I think we've eaten everything. The drinks are REAL. LOL. Watch yourself.

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Tallahassee, FL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

All male waiters, Our Lady of Guadalupe on the wall, fantastic cheap meals, cheap delicious margaritas, this place will forever be near and dear to my wife's heart and mine as a our FAVORITE place to go consistently for a meal under $25 for two. After the first few times going there and testing the menu we never deviated from... More

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Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2008

A fine place to go.

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Additional Information about El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1002 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6145
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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