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El Tarasco Mexican Restaurant

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445 Highway 44 E Ste 20, Shepherdsville, KY 40165-6079
+1 502-543-4024
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is really good. It's always fresh, hot and as far as I can tell, made to order. I've never had any issues with my service or food at this location. We used to go all the time, when they offered Horchata, they have since discontinued it, and always had a great experience. The hosts/hostesses are friendly and stay... More 

Thank Troi C
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food was good, but the portions were small. As for the atmosphere, it was lacking. Uncomfortable seats, crowded, and noisy.

Thank sparhawk2016
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

This was our favorite Mexican restaurant, usually went once a week. Recently the service has not been very good and has taken a very long time to get our food. Thought is was maybe an off night but went back again about a week later and had the same problem. Very surprising because it was never like this before, food... More 

Thank Vicki K
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite. The food is always fresh and plentiful and yummy. Among our family members we have tried many of the dishes, none have disappointed us.

Thank Karen S
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great food, authentic Mexican. My wife was not to happy with her tamale, but my wife was awesome! The tortilla chips and salsa were great appetizers.

Thank Fred K
Evansville, Indiana
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellant Mexican cuisine with plenty of choices The salsa was a choice of hot or mild and we enjoyed both We chose the steak fajitas for two and were quite surprised by the large portions we couldn't finish it all The flavor was outstanding The atmosphere was quiet and had the standard Mexican theme We were seated in minutes and... More 

Thank Tamarasister
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

Great drinks food is good and filling. Wonder friendly people and staff. I am a smoker love that I can sit at the bar and smoke.

Thank Bill Z
Louisville, Kentucky
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. It was good. The place was clean. Staff was nice and courteous. I had the lunch fajitas. They were good but portion size was kinda small.

Thank Michael W
Manchester, Tennessee
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104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

We are from Texas and we've discovered it is hard to find good Mexican food as we travel. We found a gold mine at El Tarasco. Salsa was too watery for our liking. That coupled with the smokers in the restaurant were to only negatives. My Camarones Ranchero and my wife's Enchiladas Acapulco were spot on. I ordered a side... More 

Thank WagginMaster
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Love this place great food friendly people at home feeling we go at least twice a week They remember us and know what we drink and eat and very convenient

Thank jeri m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Highway 44 E Ste 20, Shepherdsville, KY 40165-6079
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shepherdsville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-543-4024

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