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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

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6920 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Ste 1, Newcastle, WA 98059-3147
(425) 747-0477
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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152 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prompt seating and service with friendly staff on average furniture. Food has mass-produced feel; standard Mexican dishes. Lacks kick or flavor. For the gringo/gringa palate... The kids like it, so we return. But it's far from fine food.

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Thank EVT-PQT
Bellevue, Washington
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652 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This friendly place on Newcastle serves good food and a friendly atmosphere . We love going here and enjoy the People. This is a family owned restaurant that is busy and Good! Try the chicken enchiladas, the burritos and even the salads. They are fresh and delicious!

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Thank larrchar
Newcastle, Washington
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Love everything from the burritos to the appetizers. Good service - but try not to go on a Saturday or Sunday evening. Takeout is better on those evenings.

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1 Thank janewinkler
Bellevue, Washington
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Good food, great vibe and friendly staff! I ordered the Baja fish tacos which were very tasty. I particularly liked that the fish was only lightly fried. My friend ordered the shrimp fajitas and thought they were very good as well. Chips and salsa were fresh and yummy and the margaritas hit the spot! We will definitely return!

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1 Thank lilbsmom
Renton, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Great food - nothing bad on the menu Great Margaritas The best chips and salsa Reasonably priced Good service

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1 Thank mp2athome
Newcastle, Washington
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed this family owned and operated ristorante Mexicano for 20 years. Going there often for family dinners, birthdays (loud embarrassing singing), baseball banquets, Cinco de Mayo, and yummy marguerites and made while you watch tortillas. We introduced all three of our exchange students, and three Guide Dogs for the Blind, to the Mexican restaurant. The husband and wife,... More 

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1 Thank Poppiedoah
Seattle
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Their chips, salsa, and guacamole are always fresh tasting. Combination plates are always good and filling. Recommend substitute black beans for refried beans. Chile relleno could be better. Overal reasonable price for a good meal.

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1 Thank ResponsibleTraveler
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

It was a fun place to go to for a quick Mexican dinner. I had cheese enchiladas with rice and beans. It tasted good but a little too much for my stomach afterwards. My sister got the coconut ice cream for dessert which she loved.

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Thank 812Jackie
Bellevue, Washington
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652 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The food at Tapatio is always good. The enchiladas and burritos Are filled with white chicken meat, if you order chicken. The salads are good and so are the fajitas. A Hispanic woman makes tortillas right in the front while you watch. The decor is charming . The service is friendly and quick!

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Thank larrchar
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Authentic tasty Mexican food, great service, and a fun atmosphere. Our family has been dining here for years. Don't miss the Pollo al Carbon, mole, and margaritas!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: (425) 747-0477

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