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770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-3545
+1 847-956-9411
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (2 reviews)
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770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-3545
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Tapalpa for several reasons. Mostly because the food is local-of-Mexico and nothing is run of the mill. The owner, IIRC, is from a mountain town in Mexico and takes his cuisine skills from there. If you're looking for everyday tacos and enchiladas, you...More

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I erectly visited Tapalpa with a friend for dinner. We moved form the area a number of years ago and hadn't been back but remembered Tapalpa as a great local place. We were there on a Monday night and they were still quite crowded. After...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant to taste traditional mexican food. Great service friendly staff. Soup and meals ars excellent. Margarita is the best near here.

Thank Balcsikusz
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Tapalpa is located just north of Biesterfield Rd., off of Arlington Heights Rd. It has parking in front and outdoor seating, as well. The restaurant has a fun and friendly atmosphere. It is a family-owned restaurant and the staff acts like they enjoy you being...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We have eaten at Tapalpa many times and bring friends or family there occasionally. The food is very good. On Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-9:30 pm, they have Mariachi singers (two men). They stop at each table and will take requests. We always give the...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Decided to try this place while we staying over to catch a flight from O'Hare Airport. This place has very good food authentic Mexican food. One thing I like about waitstaff is when they interact with their customers and our waiter have a great sense...More

Thank Gdy2schu
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Chilli Relleno is one of my favorites, so when they do it with chicken as well, I have to say : Why not? It was very good, and I enjoyed it a lot. Nothing fancy, but the place didn't disappoint!

Thank mspreh
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, but more than that it's kind of like a cheers of Mexican food! It was a fun atmosphere. I loved it! It was too cold to go out on the outdoor patio, but if I lived there, I would frequent often!

Thank ChristyAnderson
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Because of moving away from the area we had not been there in quite some time. Decided to make the long ride over and it was well worth it. We were greeted at the door with an abundance of friendliness and smiles. Of course had...More

Thank kniden
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have a few Mexican restaurants in Elk Grove, but this one is our favorite! The food is very authentic. If you are a vegetarian, the Cream of Cilantro Soup and spinach enchiladas are great choices, but if that is what you are wanting to...More

Thank Katie N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-3545
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elk Grove Village
  • Phone Number: +1 847-956-9411
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