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El Tapatio

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134 E Orange Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-4830
+1 559-781-2115
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“carne asada” (3 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
134 E Orange Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-4830
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1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed May 22, 2017

Has lunch with my family in this restaurant,yesterday, the waitress was pleasant and friendly, we ordered three main menu for the three of us, I was so pleased 😁 with their service, the cook himself served our food at the table and we were surprised...More

Thank gdpaw
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Authentic Mexican food. I felt like I was at my mother-in laws house. Welcoming atmosphere and excellent service.

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I'm a huge Mexican food fan! I'm always looking for little whole in the wall restaurants that have great food. This Mexican restaurant didn't disappoint. I had the combination with 3 enchiladas, you could choose beef, chicken, or barbacoa. I had one of each. The...More

Thank Farron D
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the biggest burrito and enchiladas with my friend. We also ate it the next day because it was huge. Would have paid More for this amount of actually tasty food. Beef tasted great. Nice Service, they will sing for you on your birthday. Go...More

Thank Moritzlo
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I have two favorites from Wednesday is caldo de pollo translated it is chicken soup. It tastes just like my husband's mom homemade chicken soup. They also have nachos supreme de asada (steak). This place is also one of the limited place in town to...More

Thank Marisol S
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We call days before and booked a party room at El Tapatio Restaurant. When we got there they gave our party room to some other group. They try to give us same tables out side the party room, when some of our group stated to...More

Thank 258rubenq
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Delicious salsa. Very large portions. I had two beef tacos and one cheese enchilada. The rancho sauce is different and kind of sweet. It was yummy. The rice and beans were also excellent. The beef in the tacos was like pot roast, very tender. My...More

Thank jthudson
Reviewed June 18, 2016

This place is a porterville institution. It has been there for 20 years. Fantastic food, family run, great service with a cafeteria style atmostphere. The carne asada is fantastic. The shrimp cocktail is awesome. Their Mole sauce is famous in the area with a slightly...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

As a customer you would expect to have the wait staff trying to speak English to you, however; I have seen that almost every time I ate at El Tapatio on Orange Ave in Porterville more often than not the wait staff could barely speak...More

Thank drmitchell4461
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Went here on the advice of a friend who said "this is where the locals go for Mexican food." It was a trip! There are two dining rooms - we had to wait about 10 minutes for a table, and were seated in the secondary...More

Thank BowlderMan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 E Orange Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-4830
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-781-2115
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