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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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2605 Stagg Hill Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-3162
+1 785-539-7272
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After looking around for Mexican restaurants in the Manhattan area, we weren't coming up with any place we really wanted to try. After talking with a local, she suggested El Tapatio as her favorite. We decided to give it a try and were pleasantly surprised. It was crowded when we got there, which was a good sign. The service was... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to have a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Great Chips and salsa. Really liked the food and the price is super. Nice for lunch time with husband on a day off. Would go again sometime.

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Thank S B
Manhattan, Kansas
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This local Mexican restaurant is fine, nothing exciting. Food was good, service was good too. They have a good menu with plenty of choices.

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Thank Peggy M
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The food was good, there is a meeting/party room, general dining area is average, a lot of seating offered was long tables that felt like cafeteria seating. The do have outdoor seating. My teenage grandsons really liked eating there, I was not overly impressed but would return when the grandsons visit.

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Thank Donna C
Redondo Beach, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The culinary wars rage on in Manhattan, Kansas. Which restaurant has The Best Salsa, The Best Enchilada, The Most Authentic Mexican food? El Tapatio is a top contender. El Tapatio is a very good restaurant. Their menu offers the usual standards (tacos, enchiladas, tamales, fajitas, burritos)....and a whole lot more. Chilaquiles, an extensive fish and seafood section, something for everyone.... More 

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Thank Krista D
Manhattan, Kansas
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Great food, very good service and our favorite Mexican place in Manhattan. Atmosphere isn't the best, but the menu more than makes up for it.

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Thank Pete L
Manchester, Vermont
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Finally! I lived in California for years - got spoiled by large selection of good Mexican restaurants. I have finally found one in Manhattan that is on par with the it's Cali cousins. Flavors are amazing. Menu is diverse. Prices are VERY reasonable. Only issue I have with this restaurant is the ambience - somewhat dated and on the noisy... More 

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Thank Dr_JCO
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Everyone in our party (age 3 to 60) found something delicious to eat. I love the nacho supremo as a meal! Kids love the quesadillas. My husband loves the giagante burrito. Super fast service with super friendly service!

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Thank Kristin B
Topeka, Kansas
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Graduation weekend was my first trip to El Tap. We were afraid that the service would be slow and we would have to wait a long time. We had excellent service! The food was served hot and promptly. I will definitely dine here again!

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Thank Topekagirl
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I eat here around once a week. It is quick and delicious. There is always a burrito that is on special. I have never had a bad meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Stagg Hill Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-3162
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 785-539-7272

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