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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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8220 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI
401-295-2280
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic!

Thank you! We came in with 10 people and had a great meal! Staff was super friendly... Food a as delish. Definitely will be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Jeanine F
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Slate Hill, New York
via mobile
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I always enjoy eating here! The food is authentic Mexican, but none of the food is too out of the ordinary. The prices are very reasonable, the portions are large and the margaritas are quite strong! My favorite dish is the burrito tapatio which usually lasts me two meals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I write this review with mixed feelings. The food was good, ample portions, and reasonably priced. I had a quesadilla and my husband had tacos. The meat inside was very tasty. The sides were a bit bland. The service was poor. Wait staff were friendly but inattentive . One sat at the bar on her phone and the other 2... More 

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Let me start by saying... this is my first negative review of a restaurant. The two of us walked in, hostess was quick to give us menus. We proceeded to the bar for dinner and a drink. After sitting there for ten minutes and no one asking if we wanted anything to drink, I asked another wait staff member if... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

after searching for an authentic mexican restaurant we came across this great restaurant.I have to admit i am hard to please since i am mexican and typically dont like texmex .This place is amazing had the black bean soup and my husband had the chicken quessida and the service was very friendly and am only disappointed i live so far... More 

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Slate Hill, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Thank you! We came in with 10 people and had a great meal! Staff was super friendly... Food a as delish. Definitely will be back!

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Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Clean, classic Mexican food. I had the fish tacos which are consistently cooked just right for me. There is a nice sauce on the fish, along with rice, beans and something i would refer to as cole slaw for lack of a better term. The atmosphere is family friendly and there were many families dining there when we visited on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went with my family and we enjoyed our authentic Mexican meal. The staff is very friendly and the cocktails were to die for.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Came in as a party of 7. Everyone ordered something different, everything was great, including the service. Will definitely return!

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

drinks are cheap the steaks ribs are greatere is music in there summmer fun place free peanuts and popcorn throw the shells on the floor

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Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was our second visit to El Tapatio and the it was as good as the first. Service was very good, food was Very Good (Large Portions), and the atmosphere was nice. El Tapatio is a cozy place to eat. We will defiantly visit again.

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8220 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: 401-295-2280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?