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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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6920 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Ste 1, Newcastle, WA 98059-3147
+1 425-747-0477
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
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6920 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Ste 1, Newcastle, WA 98059-3147
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We go there at least once a week. A couple of times, three times! The carnitas plate is outstanding. The fish tacos Baja style are amazing. The chile relleno plate and the carnitas nachos are also favorites. The carnitas are so moist and flavorfull. We...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We have been here several times over the years and have never had anything but a great time. Staff and servers are friendly and attentive. Margaritas are very good and only $6. It's always hard to choose from their very extensive menu! - but everything...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed January 9, 2018

While this restaurant had a placque showing them as the best Mexican restaurant.... if it was just for Newcastle and it was just for ONE Mexican restaurant, it would still not be the best. The hot sauce was flavorful and spicy, the chips were not...More

Thank curtlance
Reviewed December 22, 2017

A great place to eat for the family. In this case the early evening meal was made even better by bumping into friends. Their salsa and chips are a great starter. Always find the food is plentiful and filling. We do return often as a...More

Thank DrSteveWA
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Local neighborhood mexican restaurant with a wide variety. Good place for families and large groups.

Thank Sowmya P
Reviewed August 20, 2017

First time here! Great food, great staff, lots of parking, great location, and clean restrooms! Portions are large, food was delicious, and the staff went out of their way to make our meal enjoyable!

Thank Reigo
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying the family owned Tapatios for over 20 years. Stopping in for a late lunch we discovered their happy hour (weekdays 3-6) and took advantage. Our complimentary warm chips and tasty salsa arrived immediately helpful as we were hungry from shopping. Starting...More

1  Thank Poppiedoah
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a friendly reunion with about 15 neighbors. Despite having made a reservation...they appeared to have lost it....but, as is often the case, they just pulled some tables together fir us and it all worked out! Great Mexican food with a lot of variety....More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This is a small, quaint Mexican restaurant with very good food. My wife had the chile verde and was impressed with both the taste and freshness of the tortillas. I had the tacos de calle (street tacos) and was thoroughly impressed. They were large and...More

Thank Ron L
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We always have great food and service when we go here. They have a lady making fresh tortillas all the time. Their pork carnitas are the best!. They give you soo much food you could share but you want to eat it yourself. I always...More

1  Thank SassySue52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6920 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Ste 1, Newcastle, WA 98059-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +1 425-747-0477
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