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“good mexican food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Tapatio

El Tapatio
134 East Orange Avenue, Porterville, CA
(559) 781-2115
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Ranked #4 of 88 Restaurants in Porterville
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
Porterville, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“good mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

great little series of mexican restaraunts in the local area (two in town one out by ducor)
can get a bit noisy inside
they have good food, love the huge chips (lol) and great pico
their enchalada sauce is either a love it or hate it thing some think it is too sweet some like it - personally I like it

oh and their chili relenos - love them

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Tulare, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great portions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

An abundance of food but the sauce was a little to sweet for my liking but everything else was good.

Visited October 2012
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North Olmsted, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Get the guac, salsa & chips!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

My husband, daughter and I went here while we were visiting our niece and I crave it now that I am back in Ohio! This is the BEST guac & salsa I have ever had. I also managed to finish my chicken burrito because the food was delicious. Also, the staff were all very friendly and accomidating.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Springville, CA
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“If you don't know good mexican food, then this is your place.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Didn't like their sweet enchilada sauce, the food was greasy, and generally just not tasty mexican food. Sorry, but I have been here about 3 times and still cannot see why people like it? Would rather go to Exeter or Visalia for some great mexican food, worth the drive!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Springville, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good food !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

This restraunt serves good meals at affordable prices. Porterville has a bar. Going for dinner ? Always packed. Worth the wait.

Visited September 2012
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