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“Tasty Mexican Food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Tapatio

El Tapatio
1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
252-985-0027
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Ranked #3 of 111 restaurants in Rocky Mount
Cuisines: Mexican
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Tasty Mexican Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

What a pleasant dining experience we had in this Mexican restaurant! We walked in and were promptly seated in a cozy booth. Warm chips and delicious salsa were placed on our table within minutes. The homemade house sangria was fantastic, and both meals were delicious! The prices were extremely reasonable as well. The overall experience was great, not what you would expect to find in Rocky Mount.

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
1 review
“LOVE this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is the BEST mexican restuarant in Rocky Mount! My hubby and I love it always! Never a bad time here, they have good food and good service!!

  • Visited November 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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Clayton, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Excellent Dining Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

While in Rocky Mount to attend homecoming at NC Wesleyan College, my wife and I had supper at El Tapatio. The food was very good, reasonably priced, and the service was excellent.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“A destination Mexican place?!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Cannot over-state how fine this place is! It's attractive but informal. The service is excellent, but unobtrusive. The food is AMAZINGLY good, but very reasonably priced. The rice and refried beans are as good as we have ever had. My tacos were excellent; my wife says (she wouldn't share, it was so good) her enchilada may be the best she has ever had: perfect blend of great cheese and great, but not dominating, sauce. Fine, inexpensive margaritas, regular and "Texan." They have a lot of more fancy dishes, if you are interested. This place is worth going well out of your way to find and enjoy. And we got there because of rankings and comments on TripAdvisor.

  • Visited September 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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Florida
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We wanted Chinese food but the place we choose had NOBODY in the whole restaurant and we went next door to this mexican restaurant and it was PACKED... I can see why.. food was fresh, drinks were great and prices were great. I wish we had this closer to home.. THANKS

Visited June 2012
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