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Tapatio's Restaurant Mexicano

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734 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-8806
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I eat at Tapatios south Lakeland at least once a month. We love the authentic Mexican food and their salsa is exceptional. Service is quick and the owner is friendly and knows his regulars by name. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank flygirl f
Lake Worth
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with family nice place and small u have to wait outisde under the canopy if it is busy. We went on a Sunday lunch and we had to wait 30 min for a table but worth it. the food was good

Thank Jeanmarie E
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good good reason priced all food is well cooked and seasoned .... Good variety of main and sides Reasonable prices....

Thank Herman S
Daytona, Fl
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting for a Drum corps completion, a group of us decided to have dinner before. Based on menu, price and location, we chose Tapitos. Please note there are 2 locations, as one if us went to the wrong one! The food was plentiful, the prices reasonable and the service was very prompt. They were able to accommodate a party... More 

Thank DaytonaGuy
Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We look for a good restaurant in Lakeland where the family meets between Tampa and Orlando. Promising the granddaughter a Mexican meal, we found this's in a AAA magazine referral. The seven of us good meals, super nachos, enchiladas, salads, burritos, and ceviche on tostadas. Great service and accommodations.

Thank n756tk
Lakeland, Florida
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was stationed in San Diego and enjoyed real Mexican cuisine. I've now found a place that brings back memories of living in southern California. The one thing I was happy about is they can and will create the menu options vegetarian. I went with combo of enchilada and tamale. One chicken one beef. Both seasoned well and came out... More 

Thank Reggie C
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because of the location we were hesitant to go. But when we arrived for a Sunday dinner we were pleased with the family atmosphere! It was loud & festive with mariachi singers. The salsa is fresh and chunky & they give you a mild and a very got version with your chips. Matter of fact everything tasted fresh and big... More 

Thank joyscoupons
Lakeland, Florida
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The best macho burrito in the world. The taco salad is delicious too. Family owned and operated. The people are super! They make their own chips and salsa which are delicious. Absolutely love this place!

Thank Vicki T
Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Service is fast, menu is complete, food and sauces are excellent. I try to stop any time I'm in the area.

Thank spishman
Lakeland, Florida
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Went in for chips, salsa, cheese dip and guac. Our server had someone shadowing him so service was slow and I don't think she understood us very well. The chips, salsa and cheese dip were good. The guac was nothing special at all for the price they charged. I had a strawberry daiquiri and it was grossly under flavored and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-8806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-686-6958

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

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