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El Tapatio

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393 E 2nd St, Parachute, CO 81635
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my friend said it was the best margarita she had ever had. the staff was nice and they had good economical options.

Thank Sara P
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many options in Parachute except fast-food so El Tapatio was an easy choice. I had a steak burrito that was absolutely huge! It was quite good. Staff spoke enough English although not too extensively. Restaurant is a little tricky to find because it is sort of in an alley so look for the marijuana dispensary and Subway immediately north... More 

Thank GreggeryPeccary
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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275 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Within walking distance of the Comfort Inn. Good food and fast friendly service. Nothing really to write home about. Menu was huge to the extent it was overwhelming so my husband went with his go-to chicken enchiladas which were were good and tasty. Portion sizes were big and my husband and I split the meal which was plenty!

Thank Jessie S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic Mexican restaurant with great staff. The new trio fajita was some of the nicest and freshest food I have experienced here. The margarita was expensive @ $12.50 for the largest one however the wife gave it 10 out of 10 for taste and presentation. Recommended by the staff at Candlewood Suites, and can say it didn't disappoint. Not much... More 

Thank Colin N
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I stopped here for dinner, a wise choice on my part. The staff was friendly and helpful. All of them seemed very nice, accommodating people. I probably ate more than I should, but it was delicious. I had the pork shanks. These were three smaller shanks, rather than the large pork shanks served in some German restaurants. Still it was... More 

Thank EclipseChaserWill
Parachute, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Great food outstanding margaritas it's a bit pricey if your looking for a deal. But all in all a great place if you want authentic Mexican food and a buzz on a Margarita. .. I recommend the pink cadalac

Thank peacenothate78
Eagle, Colorado
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197 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight. I had the Fajita salad which was okay but not spicy enough for me. With that said the staff is very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is clean and nicely decorated. This seems like a very popular place for families. I would eat here again and try something different. They have a great menu with lots... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Pulled off the freeway and found this gem. Yum! Wonderful guacamole, fresh chips, tasty salsa, authentic bright Mexican decor. Perfect pit stop.

Thank Aliciarocks
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Had the chipotle sause chicken for dinner. I enjoyed it although it seemed about the same as our local mexican restaurant back home. Good drinks and service.

Thank babeol
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Stopped on way to Salt Lake City Great place for Mexican food. Was able to park a truck and trailer. When traveling I 70 a must stop

Thank Dan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 E 2nd St, Parachute, CO 81635
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Parachute
  • Phone Number: 970-285-7508

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?