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El Tapatio

134 E Orange Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-4830
+1 559-781-2115
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (4 reviews)
“barbacoa” (2 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
134 E Orange Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-4830
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Unique tastes loved by the locals, who often bring out -of-towners there to share in their tasty finding. The mole’ sauce is an addictive sweetness.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Ordered a shredded beef burrito with the works. Special of the day!!!! Had beef, rice, retried beans with red sauce, guacamole, sour cream and melted cheese on top. The chips and salsa are outstanding. Great price and friendly service. Will definitely be back for more.

1  Thank Sheila D
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

If your. looking for. authentic Mexican food. avoid this place at all cost. Taco Bell's sauce is. Spicier than this stuff .

1  Thank elias p
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Can't complain too much. One of the most popular Mexican restaurants in town. It's Americanized Mexican food, if you like your enchilada sauce on the sweet side you will love this place. The chips and salsa are good and people often order from here for...More

1  Thank joz222
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Has lunch with my family in this restaurant,yesterday, the waitress was pleasant and friendly, we ordered three main menu for the three of us, I was so pleased 😁 with their service, the cook himself served our food at the table and we were surprised...More

1  Thank gdpaw
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Authentic Mexican food. I felt like I was at my mother-in laws house. Welcoming atmosphere and excellent service.

1  Thank Joshua R
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I'm a huge Mexican food fan! I'm always looking for little whole in the wall restaurants that have great food. This Mexican restaurant didn't disappoint. I had the combination with 3 enchiladas, you could choose beef, chicken, or barbacoa. I had one of each. The...More

1  Thank Farron D
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the biggest burrito and enchiladas with my friend. We also ate it the next day because it was huge. Would have paid More for this amount of actually tasty food. Beef tasted great. Nice Service, they will sing for you on your birthday. Go...More

1  Thank Moritzlo
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I have two favorites from Wednesday is caldo de pollo translated it is chicken soup. It tastes just like my husband's mom homemade chicken soup. They also have nachos supreme de asada (steak). This place is also one of the limited place in town to...More

1  Thank Marisol S
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We call days before and booked a party room at El Tapatio Restaurant. When we got there they gave our party room to some other group. They try to give us same tables out side the party room, when some of our group stated to...More

1  Thank 258rubenq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 E Orange Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-4830
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-781-2115
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