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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
+1 361-516-1655
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortillas” (13 reviews)
“bean dip” (5 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
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630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

First of all the service was very attentive and friendly. I really liked the tortilla chips. I think they were baked not fried. I had the shrimp cocktail and it was good although a bit sweeter than I'm used to. My hubby had tacos and...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Extensive menu selection with friendly wait staff. Food delivered quickly, hot, generous portion for a reasonable price. Nice, clean environment.

Thank Samabbey
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while headed down to the Valley. The best thing , while not great, was the guacamole. The green enchiladas were good. The beef fajitas were chewy, stringy and not worth ordering. A couple next to us ordered the mixed paradilla plate without the...More

Thank Jay O
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Totally enjoyed our lunch at El Tapatio. Both of us had the carne asada lunch special, couldn't pass it up for 6.99. Great flavor, more food than we could eat! Margs were good too! I only wish it were closer to Missouri, would be there...More

Thank Llrn
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us by the guide at the King Ranch, and is #1 on Trip Advisor so we tried it! The food was average! Spouse's dish was supposed to come with sliced avocado, he got a tablespoon size serving of avocado mush!...More

Thank Anne V
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and tried their cheese enchiladas and chicken fajitas. The tortillas were fresh and the rice was very tasty. Both meals were good.

Thank 2Visitors2013
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

This is the best tex-mex food you can ever have. Since you are sitting they're bringing those chips with fried beans and salsa for free. Every day they have a special lunch price that can be easily shared for 2 people. The rice! It's perfect!...More

Thank 1969ViajeroFrecuente
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We went for dinner our first night, and it was superb! A local place with many repeat customers, as well as some visitors, but the food was very well prepared, the service very nice and the variety available was excellent. I couldn't eat this style...More

Thank RHOBoston
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This Mexican Restaurant is one of our favorites. You get a lot of food for a low price. We especially like their chicken fajita quesadillas and their charro beans served in a little fried tortilla bowl; delicious! Every meal starts with complimentary chips, salsa and...More

Thank ccpetri
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My family ate here Parents weekend based on reviews and maybe there's another one in town but it was disgusting. The chicken quesadilla my son's gf ordered had grease running out of the end of the tortilla! Not dripping--RUNNING! My son's chicken enchiladas were swimming...More

Thank Lisa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kingsville
  • Phone Number: +1 361-516-1655
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