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“wonderful dining experience”
Review of Tapanco

Tapanco
Ranked #3 of 155 Restaurants in Rosarito
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: It is the sister restaurant of El Nido and Los Pelicanos in Rosarito Beach
Ontario, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“wonderful dining experience”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Amazing soups, salads and there is nothing that beats the fish special - wrapped in foil and steamed with fresh vegetables. Friendly English speaking staff

Visited July 2013
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English first
Loreto, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Lunch”
Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stopped by for lunch...bean soup was delicious! Ordered chilli rellanos, breading slid right off the chillis... definitely a steak place,
and probably really good ( too early for dinner)

  • Visited July 2013
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Rosarito, Mexico
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
“Awesome perfection”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

You simply can't go wrong to visit Tampanco. Incredible service, awesome food, just love this place. The owner knows his stuff and once you get to talk with him, you'll quickly understand why he's got himself a winner here.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank seaexplorer
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San Diego, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Incredible service topped only by the food and atmosphere!”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

Family owned with three dining areas and a wonderful coffee shop next door for overflow or just coffee and dessert. When you see more Mexican families than gringos, you know it's good. Excellent steaks and seafood. A tortillera and killer desserts. We have never had a bad meal.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Luly2014
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SAN JACINTO
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Why Not”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

From the start of our visits to Tapanco, we discovered the hospitality of Alfredo, owner of the restaurant to be part of the dining experience. He makes you feel welcome and to be the only customer in the restaurant, althought the restaurant is filled with customers. The meals are delicious and mouth watering. You are treated from the time you sit down, with the tableside prepared salsa, prepared with roasted tomatoes, garlic, cilantro, and onions prepared to your liking...we like it spicy. i All the time you are waiting, the tortilla lady is preparing the wonderful warm handmade tortillas...keep them coming. Then comes the meal, from carne asada to venison, rack of lamb, all grilled over mesquite wood fire. Just writing this review is making me hungry again and cannot wait to return to Tapanco, Why Not. Alfredo has coined this phrase as his way of letting you know your culinary wishes will be fulfilled at Tapanco's. There are three dining areas, inside, outside patio (with eclectic water fall) and upstairs. Whether with loved one, family, friends, business or alone...you get the works.

  • Visited June 2013
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