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“Best Mexican Food in all of Gainesville” 5 of 5 stars
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El Tapatio
1205 North Grand Avenue, Gainesville, TX 76240
940-668-0740
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Ranked #12 of 58 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: Mexican
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Whitesboro, Texas
1 review
“Best Mexican Food in all of Gainesville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

I love this place, I go there pretty often and the food is amazing and the servers are nice and get you whatever you need. Haven't found a better place to eat!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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TEXAS
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Best Mexican food in Gainesville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We have eaten at both locations in Gainesville, and the one in Ardmore Oklahoma. My wife always gets the fajita nachos, and I have tried several different items on the menu and have not found one I do not like, all were great.
Good service and prices.
Try the shrimp cocktail, you will drink the juice.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Fish Tacos Please”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This review applies to the new location opened right off I-35 by the IHOP and Ferra's Italian Restaurant. Both times I've eaten here are for to-go as well.

Service both times was prompt and responsive. Both times, I ordered their fish tacos along with the guacamole. Not only was the food fresh and enjoyable, the pricing was very reasonable and servings of avocado generous. Their salsa is good as well along with crispy chips to accompany them.

This place is a good stop on your next road trip for reasonably priced, tasty Tex Mex.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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33 restaurant reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Great TexMex off I-35”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

There are two locations in Gainesville, one right off the interstate. Very tasty food--nothing fancy, just good TexMex. If you don't eat meat, they have good vegetarian fajitas. I've eaten here many times and never had a bad meal.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Wilson, Oklahoma
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best Authentic Mexican food in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The chili rellenos are really good! They also have a wide range of dishes from gringo to HOT! I am really partial to the chili verde.

Visited May 2013
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