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770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847 956 9411
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Place for Mexican Food and Drink

Go here very often, love the steak taco diner and the margarita's. The soups are very good too. The servie is very good. On occasion asked for and received diner served in 15 minutes so could make a show at the EGV theater.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
jo1042g
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Chicago
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

The salsa they serve with the chips is my all time favorite. It's not anything too crazy. Just simple and tasty. But beyond that I really, really dig the vibe of this place. Not pretentious or elegant, but by no means a dive. Just a comfortable neighborhood place. Food is always outstanding and drinks done right. Tapalpa is the region... More 

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Thank EricBlomquist
Chicago
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Go here very often, love the steak taco diner and the margarita's. The soups are very good too. The servie is very good. On occasion asked for and received diner served in 15 minutes so could make a show at the EGV theater.

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Thank jo1042g
Palatine, Illinois, United States
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Been here many times. It's a local favorite. They have very nice service and I love that you get soup with your meal. Their margaritas are very weak though (at least the ones on special) Enjoy the outdoor patio in the summer!

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Thank Suzanne S
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Most nights of the week anyone is going to visit a bustling little restaurant. They have had some menu changes that I didn't really like, because I tend to look at the menu and order the same thing visit after visit. Notice that I still go there. Good atmosphere, neither is it expensive or inexpensive, moderately priced. This little restaurant... More 

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1 Thank KenMcLaren
Winchester, Virginia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I spent the summer in Elk Grove Village and Tapalpa was a weekly visit while there. The Tapalpa Rolls are a must try. Can't wait for a visit back to Chicago!

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1 Thank Vernn2008
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Authentic food and drinks I have been dinning here for years. I don't think I have ever been disappointed.

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Thank jturuc
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great food, great staff, great atmosphere. I live in the area and have dined here on many occasions and each time, the food is great and I have never had bad service. They always make you feel welcome. Also, the frozen mango margaritas are delicious.

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1 Thank RonnieH72
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food is always great at Tapalpa. The service is wonderful and the staff seem to enjoy working there - very friendly and fun. The outdoor patio is great on a nice day. This is one of my favorite restaurants.

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Thank Laura C
Niles, Illinois
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We went here on a Saturday shortly after opening. The exterior is bland but I enjoyed the experience. The complimentary cup of Cream of Cilantro soup was most unusual and delicious. My party enjoyed the flavor although some of the party thought it was a bit spicy. I would have it again and again. Our food was rather good and... More 

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Thank Docdsny
Des Plaines, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I am not a picky eater nor a complainer. But out experience here was so dreadful our experience should be passed on. The food menu was very overpriced. We ordered chicken fajetas; bland as was everything that accompanied them such as rice, onions, etc. Ordered drinks, weak. Place was crowded; we assumed it would be ok. Music was off key... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elk Grove Village
  • Phone Number: 847 956 9411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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