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La Tapatia

Mexican
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460 Lincoln St, Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 624-7005
Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Mexican Food

Wow, a small quaint spot in a residential area...you might miss it if you weren't on the look out. Had lunch for two for under $20.00 affordable and it was incredibly delicious. So much better then "fast food" Mexican. Service was friendly and efficient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
sledbetter57
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boston, Massachusetts
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Wow, a small quaint spot in a residential area...you might miss it if you weren't on the look out. Had lunch for two for under $20.00 affordable and it was incredibly delicious. So much better then "fast food" Mexican. Service was friendly and efficient.

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Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This hole in the wall restaurant has the best tamales and Barbacoa tacos in Massachusetts. Besides the facade no complaints.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
224 reviews 224 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is an extraordinary Mexican Restaurant! Service is great! Food is super delicious and authentic!! It is very cute restaurant! Highly recommended.

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Rochester, New York
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This little restaurant has very good food and is an excellent value as the portions are large. We felt it was authentic Mexican food and the service was fantastic. The food was not slathered in cheese like at other "Mexican" restaurants. There is nothing fancy about the restaurant but the food is excellent and we will definitely go back.

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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It's been years since I have had food of this quality. Everything was fresh and flavorful. No complaints about food or service. Would repeat back many times.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

I have tried half of the menu at La Tapatia and everything is delicious, it just makes it harder to decide every time I go. It's not the biggest restaurant (less than a dozen tables) and can get reasonably crowded during lunch (never been during dinner) but if you get there a few minutes before noon you'll be fine. Plan... More 

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CT
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We went early on a Friday evening for dinner. So glad we were early. By 8PM the place was filled. Most patrons were Mexican. That was a good sign. The food was very good and the woman who served us was delightful. We had tacos and tamales. Chile rellenos are available if you call them one half hour in advance.

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Lumberton, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Ignore the facade of this restaurant. The food is fresh, made to order, authentic Mexican food. The Guacamole is made fresh. The chorizo gordita, a hand made thick corn tortilla, was amazing. The quesadilla and ceviche is also very good! The restaurant is small with quaint tables. They have a small bar area but do not serve mixed drinks. The... More 

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boston,ma.
Top Contributor
234 reviews 234 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We found this place a few weeks ago completely by accident and now have been back twice. The atmosphere is really great with the bright colors and music of Mexico in the forefront. And the food! We've tried almost every taco on their menu and they are all excellent. The burritos are massive and very delicious and they have a... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Cute place, very good food. Fresh. Definitely would return if given the chance. Very friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 460 Lincoln St, Marlborough, MA 01752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: (508) 624-7005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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