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Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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730 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250-1613
(812) 265-2715
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit gaudy in deco but the food will not disappoint! Fresh, fast, and tasty; describes all the plates we ordered. The place was packed and it seems like others came after church like we did. I would come back to this restaurant again and again because their food, service and price remains consistent with every visit.

Thank 808Kumu
Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Indifferent service, food didn't match the descriptions on the menu. Ordered carnitas with green chile sauce, but the waiter brought out the order covered with red sauce. When we pointed out the error, the waiter shrugged and said "that's all we have". One of us got a case of the trots the next morning.

Thank Chilidog_13
Scottsburg, Indiana
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204 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice spot for a casual lunch. Chips and salsa tasted great. I had chicken Fajitas, they came out sizzling and full of flavor.

Thank Scott R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We were in Madison for a weekend getaway. Wanted some Mexican food and chose Tapatio. I would rate it as very average and nothing special. Service was fairly slow, chips were stale and margaritas were fairly watered down. Would not go back.

Thank bmccombs01
Scottsburg, Indiana
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204 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

They have a large parking lot and easy access. We were able to be seating almost immediately. Service was great, the food was decent.

Thank Scott R
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Seated Right away, very friendly service attentive staff. Food was fresh and hot, but was very bland. Very little seasoning, seemed to have a complete lack of salt on some of the dishes, including the salsa. Daughter raved about the fish tacos. Loved the fact everything was fresh, just bland.

Thank madnol
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

The food was tasty, but really strange choices on the menu to be sure. Can't imagine using hot dogs in a fajita. Watered down margaritas make that a definite skip. Not bad atmosphere, decent service.

Thank Marjorie B
Dowagiac, Michigan
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were here on New Years Day and had a good meal. Everything was hot and fresh, good salsa and chips, very good guacamole. Large portions, freshly prepared, fresh iced tea. It was slow and we had a hard time getting our servers attention, but the experience was good, bathrooms were clean, prices were reasonable. Nice place-very colorful! Would go... More 

Thank vtowne01
Madison, Indiana
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90 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

This place seems to really have gone down hill. The last 3 times we visited, the food was cold and at least one or both of us received something we didn't order. We would have sent it back but it took so long that we didn't want to wait any longer. Also, queso was cold and watery. The salsa was... More 

Thank Jacamoames
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131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and it is always great. Portions are huge and their salsa is the best I've ever had.

Thank feeehlers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250-1613
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: (812) 265-2715

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