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All 54 North Kingstown Restaurants

El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

8220 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI
401-295-2280
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good prices and food. Nice atmosphere and wait staff. Have been several times and will come back again.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The beans at this restaurant are so expertly cooked, they are divine. We love the food here. Often times our family finds Mexican fare a bit heavy, not so at El Tapatio. The portions are filling, we almost always have lunch the next day from our visits to El Tapatio. The staff is friendly and quick. The food delectable!

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Having moved recently from CA I was craving good Mexican food. I am not sure what style but it was not consistent with the authentic mexican food from CA. I got carnitas and the meat was SO dry, not moist like it typically is. Good thing was that the margarita was awesome, needed it to wash down the dry meat!... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is about as authentic as it gets in RI. Special orders (no cheese, etc.) no problem. The best burritos....huge! You can't eat a whole one in one sitting.

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Copenhagen
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It was lovely to walk into this restaurant, not knowing what to expect. We were happily surprised! The restaurant has a good feel to it and the food is good too! Perfect for a evening of Mexican!

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

On a recent Friday, our family went out for a simple, no fuss dinner. The choice was El Tapatio because a co-worker recommended it. Yes, this is a family-friendly place. The perfect atmosphere to take the kids where they can be a little bit noisy without annoying the rest of the patrons. Service was quick and attentive. No sooner did... More 

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Lansdale, PA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I took my husband here for his 66th birthday dinner. We enjoyed the salsa very much with a good fresh cilantro flavor. He enjoyed the house margarita. I am on a low carb diet and the waitress was very helpful in helping me chose the best entree with substitutions (a fajita-chicken) with a salad instead of the tortilla. We will... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

At El Tapatio in North Kingstown, no sooner are you seated than you are served a basket of chips and plenty of salsa dip. The menu is extensive, but we stick with the burritos (chicken, beef, fajita) almost 100% (last time we went, I had the fish tacos, which were excellent, among the best I've ever had). We have never... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

I was so disappointed when my husband and I went to the Cranston location of this restaurant and it was GONE. Since we had a gift certificate, we decided to go out of our way to visit the North Kingstown location. We had been there once before and found the food to be comparable to the Cranston site. We always... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I do make it a point to come to El Tapatio when I visit RI, I love the Skirt Steak dinner and salsa and chips are a great snack before you get your meal. Would reccommend any one visiting Rhode Island to go try El Tapatio. You wont be dissappointed.

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Additional Information about El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

Address: 8220 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI
Phone Number: 401-295-2280
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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
Cuisine: Mexican

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