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La Tapatia

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460 Lincoln St, Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 624-7005
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, great price

I love La Tapatia. Their portion sizes are huge their prices are low and the food is incredible. I highly recommend the Tres Leches cake, (3 milks cake) it truly is heaven on earth!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Barbara O
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of my friends and I went to visit the new location based on the recommendation of a friend. The place was packed, but I really cannot understand why. The staff is very welcoming and friendly, but that is by far the only positive thing I can say about the place. The bar was staffed by people that could not... More 

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Thank ZeusFonsi
Belmont, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love La Tapatia. Their portion sizes are huge their prices are low and the food is incredible. I highly recommend the Tres Leches cake, (3 milks cake) it truly is heaven on earth!

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Thank Barbara O
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Mexican food and thought I would try this new restaurant in the area. The chips were cold, and some were stale. However, the salsa seemed fresh and was tasty. I ordered the Carne a la Mexicana, and it was so salty I could not even finish it. The pork dish was dry. I know this restaurant used to... More 

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Thank AnonymousFAC
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought I would try this restaurant since there are not many Mexican restaurants in the area. Food was bland. It could be due to the new location opening up but the waitstaff seemed all brand new and it the service wasn't great. I may go back after several months to see if it has improved but not sure.

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Thank Bostongirl83
Framingham, Massachusetts
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371 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Since it just opened i will give it a little slack. However the food we had was cold, not even warm, and had no taste or flavor. The burrito was filled with rice, the nachos had very little cheese and was mostly lettuce.

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Thank bsk_10
Marlborough, MA
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Was at the new location opening Saturday (1-2-2016) evening around 5:15pm. Got seated right away. It was fairly busy with a good mix of families and adults-only tables. Summary: I didn't enjoy the experience, but since it was the first day in a new location, I will visit again in maybe six months or so. Since it was a working... More 

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Thank KarenMarlboroughMA
Ocala, Florida
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135 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

The food was pretty good. Fresh and fast ! The menu is small but it's worth it ! The service is good and friendly. I got the tacos and a bottled Coke !

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Thank Maria R
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

If you love Mexican food then you must go to La Tapatia. It is “Real Mexican food made by a real Mom”. The food is outstanding. I would put their food up against any Mexican Restaurant anywhere. The staff is helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. The prices are very reasonable. Great place for families too. I have tried several items on... More 

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Thank joelrichar
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Sometimes they are on the slow side, but the tacos are out of this world. I can wait and sometimes call ahead. It is as authentic as it can be, which means is not exactly what most people think of Mexican food. It you want to know what a real taco is, stop by.

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Thank Lino A
Massachusetts traveller
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I liked this restaurant. The inside is small and well decorated. Its and easy location to find and there is public parking across the street. The burrito I had and the enchiladas my husband had were great. The hot sauce is hot and delicious! The waitress was friendly and attentive. The place was busy but didn't feel crowded. I would... More 

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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: Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?