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English first
Franklin, Tennessee
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380 reviews 380 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This Restuarant is clean, has a great menu and is reasonably priced. Good service and easy to get into. Great family place to eat.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

El Tap, both Cookeville locations, always pleases! The food is great. The service is awesome. It is one of our favorite restaurants!

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I am very much a repeat visitor to "El Tap". My group of friends loves the huge but very affordable portion sizes of delicious and authentic Mexican food. Often we are almost full on free chips and salsa and even fried jalapeños (also free for the asking) before our main meal even comes. Even at the peak of the lunch... More 

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Indianapolis< IN
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131 reviews 131 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you like traditional Mexican food this is the place. This is not Taco Bell. Food was good and the service was great. The restaurant was very busy and I can see why.

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Washington, DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Have tried several entrees and enjoyed them all. Good service accompanies the food. One warning, unless you are REALLY thirsty, don't order a large beer. It's HUGE and I needed both hands to heft the mug.

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Zion Crossroads, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This restaurant is next door to the Best Western, and it was raining so we gave it a try. The server was attentive and friendly, the food was excellent. The portions were large and the price was reasonable.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Of all the Mexican places in town, I love El Tap the best. The food has the best flavor and reasonable prices.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Typical mexican style you see in the midwest outside of Texas or So. California. Quick service, always tasty and insanely large beers. Get a small or medium if you are having a cerveza.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you are ever in Cookeville, driving near it, or just out for a road trip with good food, you need to go to this restaurant. The food was wonderful, the people a pleasure, and you won't get sticker shock at the end of the meal. We visited after a grueling soccer event and the staff took great care of... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This location was near my hotel, and I thought I would give it a try. Service was excellent in all regards. I enjoyed the chips and salsa, chips were light and crispy and salsa well seasoned. I had chicken fajitas that were wonderful! Be sure and bring a big appetite!

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Additional Information about El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

Address: 900 South Jefferson Avenue, Cookeville, TN
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
Cuisine: Mexican

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