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“The Best”
Review of Tapanco

Tapanco
Ranked #4 of 156 Restaurants in Rosarito
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: It is the sister restaurant of El Nido and Los Pelicanos in Rosarito Beach
San Ysidro
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“The Best”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

I feel that this could be the best food in all of Rosarito. They have a tremendous menu with great variety and the way they serve it is quite excellent. The waiters all wait on all tables so you get all that you need very quickly...simply the best...

Visited November 2012
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Thank James B
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  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Rosarito
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Locals love it!”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

Family operation, faithful service, interesting menu with a lot of red meat and wild game selections; but full menu with other selections as well. Trademark is that they make the salsa at the table in front of you with all fresh ingredients. We have a place near by in Rosarito and dine here often.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank RosaritoKen
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San Diego
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Why Not Try El Tapanco?”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

I've been going to El Tapanco for about four years now, why not? I consider it one of the best two reataurants in Rosarito, why not? The Mexican plates are very good and not expensive, but the steaks are out of this world, why not? Great salsa made to your order table side, fabulous homemade soups (a different one every night), fresh salad with some nice dressings and always some specialty dressings. Choice of about 10 different amazing desserts. Gracious and accommodating owner/host. Super friendly wait staff. Wonderful Senora who make great fresh tortillas. Why not try this excellent restaurant? You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited October 2012
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3 Thank bajapedro
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Imperial Beach, California, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We are first time visitors. The ambiance and staff were great. They make your salsa right at your table. It was the best salsa I have ever had. The meat was fresh and cooked perfectly.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Neisha L
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Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Another awesome Baja rustic steakhouse”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Amazing service, beautiful rustic decor, and the food is great. Salsas hand made while you watch and the salad is brought to the table on a lazy susan with a variety of delicious dressings and goodies so you can create your dream salad, we take friends there alot.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Shana M
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