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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

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful family friendly place to eat: from the food to the service, just great!

We have been dining frequently at El Tapatio since we first tried it six years ago. It is a great place to dine with family and friends. The food is excellent and the staff are always smiling and making sure that you are enjoying your dinner and time at their place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Gaditor
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have been dining frequently at El Tapatio since we first tried it six years ago. It is a great place to dine with family and friends. The food is excellent and the staff are always smiling and making sure that you are enjoying your dinner and time at their place.

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larrchar
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316 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

This is the best Mexican food on the Eastside! Even the Seahawks players eat here! We enjoyed one more meal here before we make our annual trip to Cabo San Lucas. The chicken enchiladas are better than you can make at home because of the delicious ranchero sauce! Go here for delicious food, nice service and A wonderful family-run restaurant.

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Newcastle, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We lived in the area for several years, and ate here at least 50 time, both in restaurant and take out. The service was always great, meals quick and hot, beverage nice and cold. Great chips and salsa at time of seating, a very good atmosphere all around. I did notice the portions starting to get smaller, especially the Chicken... More 

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Newcastle, Washington, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We live in Newcastle and have been coming to Tapatio for many years now and have always had great food and service. It is a family owned and run restaurant with a good variety of items on the menu. Well worth a try but it can get busy on the weekends...because it is so good!

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Newcastle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This has been in the hood for many years, and it's a nice place close by for a good meal. Never had any issues with food or service.

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Seattle
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132 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Good food, good service, and reasonable pricing. I've been coming to the Newcastle and Factoria restaurants for 15 years and have never been disappointed.

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Seattle
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66 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We've been eating at Tapatio's for several years now with friends, family and just us and we always enjoy our meal. We typically go on a Friday night, which is very busy but they are relatively quick to seat you. The staff is welcoming and friendly. They are able to meet any dietary requirements. They offer a nice wine selection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

They were very quick in getting us in. Waiters were very friendly and atmosphere was energetic. Food was prepared well and serve in a good timely manner. I definitely recommend and will be returning.

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Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Can't say enough about this restaurant! We dine here quite frequently and just love all the dishes we have tried. Excellent food with great quality ingredients. The restaurant owner and staff are a delight and make the dining experience wonderful! We normally have a margarita and it's nice that Tapatio does not 'water' the drinks down. Yummy restaurant in every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

First of all they have the best rice in any Mexican restaurant ever. There are several signature dishes you should try here, my favorites are Chile Colorado and Enchiladas Guadalajara, if you are craving for steak Carne Asada or Tacos Carbon, if you are craving grilled chicken Pollo Taraxco or Pollo Al Carbon. I have to warn you: the one... 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
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?