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“Good reasonable pleasant” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taqueria El Tapatio

Taqueria El Tapatio
Ranked #61 of 74 Restaurants in Carpinteria
Cuisines: Mexican
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NY
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good reasonable pleasant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

If you're tired of fake Mexican food and looking for something off the beaten path, stop in Carpinteria, just off highway 101. Quite a large bright place, very clean, pleasant service. Several salsas of varying degrees of fire to try. We had the taco plate, $6.99 for your choice of two with refritos, rice excellent chips and salsa. Lots of other choices if you know how to order.

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English first
Rockhampton, Queensland
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108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good value Mexican Fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

We found this place was good value and the food was fresh and tasty. The portions of Nachos were huge so order sensibly. Also - many thanks to the staff for keeping my daughter's ipod safe after she left it behind.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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San Diego, California
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93 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Give this Mexican restaurant a chance - you'll like it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2012

This restaurant is struggling to get another chance from the failed previous Mexican restaurant which was called Taqueria El Buen Gusto at 4835 Carpinteria Ave. We had a very good experience with their fresh food and salsa bar. My husband had Huevos Rancheros - he said it was a unique of preparing them and the whole plate of food was very good. I had the Carnitos burrito that was very tasty and fresh. They make their own flour tortillas - yummmmm. I think you will like the positive change in the menu and be happy with the cuisine. The new owners took over in May 2011. Enjoy!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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