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La Tapatia

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707 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6519
+1 732-776-7826
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10:00 - 22:00
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My only complaint is that it's no longer a secret! Awesome place. GREAT food. Service on a Saturday dinner is not great bc they are so busy. Ordering to go is challenging bc it's not actually through the restaurant. But the food is better than everywhere else in Monmouth county.

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Thank Stellesmith
Oakhurst, New Jersey
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125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Still good. Been a few years since we were there. Added items to menu and raised prices. Was a best-kept secret in Asbury, but the place was booming on a THU night. Better food than other places in Asbury, and full-service bar. Drinks are big. Our table enjoyed the sangria. Burritos, enchiladas, and taco salad all for thumbs up. Portions... More 

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Thank loulombo
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Take a walk/drive past the high priced Asbury Park Downtown and you'll be rewarded with an abundance of delicious Mexican, reasonably priced and in a nice environment. Now, don't let Main St. and the surrounding shops fool you! Go in without hesitation and enjoy!

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1 Thank JconNYC
Chatham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

On Main St in not an especially great area, but the food makes up for that. We've brought several friends here, and they've in turn brought others who like it as well. Portions are big enough that there's always plenty for lunch the next day. Service is good, staff very patient with non-Mexican food eaters trying to figure out what... More 

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1 Thank Mark G
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We found it by accident we are locals. When we went there originally it was not terribly crowded. But the food was amazing now if you're not in by 630 there's a wait. Totally worth it though. Tge molcjete is possibly the most amazing thing I've ever had and the chicken consumee is really the best chicken soup I've had... More 

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1 Thank Stellesmith
Wall Township, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Guacamole is outstanding. Food is so delicious and portions are Huge! A must do! Atmosphere is cool and wait staff is attentive and polite!

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1 Thank Edward S
Manalapan, New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Had some business in the area stopped in for lunch today, this place was great. Had the Tortilla Salad with Chicken. Yummy oh and the Flan Napolitano...creamy, with a hint of expresso chocolate, I am still thinking about it...

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1 Thank Maria M
New Jersey
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564 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I ordered form here for delivery. A lot of people in the area swear by this place. The main draw for me was they deliver. The wait for food wasn't bad, maybe 35 minutes (I'm in Bradley Beach.) I ordered the Burrito Loco. It's chicken, sausage and steak shoved in a typical pillow-size burrito. It was very good, had a... More 

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Thank Steve H
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Starting with an appetizer, the "fresh" guacamole was dished out of a large plastic container from a fridge in sight of the kitchen. Strike one. We were then surprised at the lack of effort shown in preparing such basic dishes as Fajita de Res and the Plata de Tamales el Combinado. The tamales were over-cooked to the point of being... More 

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Thank Jack S
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We heard about this place from a local neighbor while staying in a VRBO. The place was spot on. We waited about 15 minutes for a table (a good sign and we had 6), the wait was worth it. While waiting, head to the bar and relax to a perfect Cadillac margarita. I tried my far share, while in San... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6519
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-776-7826

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