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La Tapatia

340 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025-2606
+1 760-747-8282
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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340 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025-2606
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxed atmosphere, a bit old school, and quiet. No complaints about the food and service, though, great tacos and friendly efficient service. Was recommended by a Mexican work colleague

Thank Greig S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

La Tapatia has been here for well over 25 years. Parking on each side of the building so no problem. Local Mexican food is good and authenic. On Grand in Escondido so easy to find. Staff is freindly and quick.

Thank C C
Reviewed March 15, 2018

We have visited on multiple occasions, and keep coming back for the food despite the service being only mediocre.

Thank betsymccann
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Hey, I won't profess this to be great Mexican food, but there is something quaint and old school about the place. Maybe it is because it has been around forever. I love the chips they serve and the food overall is not bad,

Thank Phoenixroby
Reviewed March 8, 2018

La Tapatia is classic Escondido Mexican comfort food. The perfect place for a family to be cared for. The staff is pro. The food is great! Not cutting edge, but not trying to be. We go here once a quarter, and the wait staff all...More

Thank jeffrocomb
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We ate at La Tapatia last week..This place has been around a long time and it shows. There were 2 other tables in use, one by a party of 12 .We went for an early dinner and both ordered shrimp. My lady had Camarones Costa...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Food is ok use to be better. It’s local to where we live. They have music some week ends. Booths need repairs .

Thank virginiasue65
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Had dinner with a friend there last Friday night and thought is was awful. I had one taco and a chile relleno along with a bean and ground beef burrito. The taco was a greasy slab of luke warm meat in a over cooked shell...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Enjoyed having a Kiwanis club dinner here at Christmas....nice patio seating...good food and good service

Thank EscoDave
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Each time we come here .... the food is very tasty. We don't run into the problems of other reviews ........ guess we are lucky , service great , food really good .......Margaritas ..... tasty ...... will go again when in the area.

Thank Countrydude4444
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025-2606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-747-8282
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