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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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6920 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Ste 1, Newcastle, WA 98059-3147
(425) 747-0477
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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Genuine Mexican restaurant!

The food at Tapatio is always good. The enchiladas and burritos Are filled with white chicken meat, if you order chicken. The salads are good and so are the fajitas. A Hispanic woman makes tortillas right in the front while you watch. The decor is charming . The service is friendly and quick!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
larrchar
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Bellevue, Washington
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Seattle
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Their chips, salsa, and guacamole are always fresh tasting. Combination plates are always good and filling. Recommend substitute black beans for refried beans. Chile relleno could be better. Overal reasonable price for a good meal.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

It was a fun place to go to for a quick Mexican dinner. I had cheese enchiladas with rice and beans. It tasted good but a little too much for my stomach afterwards. My sister got the coconut ice cream for dessert which she loved.

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Bellevue, Washington
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585 reviews
452 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The food at Tapatio is always good. The enchiladas and burritos Are filled with white chicken meat, if you order chicken. The salads are good and so are the fajitas. A Hispanic woman makes tortillas right in the front while you watch. The decor is charming . The service is friendly and quick!

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Thank larrchar
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Authentic tasty Mexican food, great service, and a fun atmosphere. Our family has been dining here for years. Don't miss the Pollo al Carbon, mole, and margaritas!

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Thank Kevin M
Bellevue
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our family has frequented Tapatio since it opened over a decade ago. Always busy when we arrive but the experienced staff is always able to keep up with the flow. The menu is varied and there is something for everyone. The food is consistent, delicious,served hot, and very quickly. The salsa is the best I have ever had and we... More 

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Thank Jsurdi
Maple Valley, Washington
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Went to dinner here with my daughter and son-in-law and was pleasantly surprised. Unlike many other mexican places, it was a open, spacious restaurant (I hate the restaurants that feel compelled to hang hats on the walls, and have overhead arches, low ceilings, etc..). I had a old favorite-- Arroz con Pollo-- and it was very good! They also seemed... More 

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Thank JohnHMapleValley_WA
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24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite mexican restaurant in Bellevue area. I am keep visiting this place again and again. Nice ambiance, and reasonable price. Pollo con crema is my favorite dish. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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Thank Sarvesh K
Angels Camp, California
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a nice meal in Tapatio Restaurant in Newcastle WA. I had chicken mole, my wife had Sea Food enchiladas, and my daughter . The food was good and delivered fast with good service

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Thank Robert S
Seattle
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Hi have been here over a dozen times and the food and service are top notch. I recommend the Enchiladas with mole sauce.

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Thank Pete C
Kirkland, Washington
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was my first visit to El Tapatio and I came for lunch with coworkers. The first thing that caught my attention was the house salsa. It was pretty hot! Not blazing hot, but usually a house salsa is pretty mild because everyone who comes in usually eats it. I'm fine with spicy food, so after my initial I really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6920 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Ste 1, Newcastle, WA 98059-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: (425) 747-0477

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?