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El Tapatio

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211 Towne Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-8466
+1 270-982-5206
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The past three times I've been here the service was terrible once our waiter got our drink orders and never came to the table again 35 mins later another waiter asked if we needed anything. My last experience resulted in my decision never to eat here again when it took 1hr to get our food ordered or refills. On our... More 

Thank Quentin C
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Elizabethtown for years and this restaurant has the best Mexican food in Hardin county. The restaurant is always clean, well staffed and they offer the best food!

Thank Christylc
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148 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Went to El Tapatio for a business dinner. I was a little disappointed with the amount of vegetarian choices. I believe there were 4- hidden on the back of the menu. Fajitas were a little greasy, but the rice and beans were very good. Ordered The special guacamole, it was guav come with pico in it- it was ok. Very... More 

Thank Michelle W
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Really if you like mexican food there is no other place I want to go. They seem like family and make you fell welcomed.

Thank Scott S
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

The food is ok and so is the service. I'ts pretty much the same old mexican you get anywhere. The sauces is a not very good.

Thank Barry C
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We've been here numerous times and always get really good service. The food is tasty and comes out quickly. Very reasonably priced. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars because the restrooms really need work. They are old and need remodeling. They also needed some major cleaning. It's a great place to have lunch or dinner.

Thank Lynn S
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Have eaten here many times. Has consistently good food. Service is usually good. Try their taco salad.

Thank 941cindya
Leitchfield, Kentucky
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Okay, so I love Mexican food. As you can see from my reviews I travel to Mexico every year. Since we have moved from Michigan to Kentucky I have literally tried about 6 Mexican restaurants in the last month... they aren't on tripadvisor yet, but trust, me they will also get their "review". This might be a horrible regional thing,... More 

Thank Jeanine_RR
Radcliff, Kentucky
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We have eaten here several times and I have favorably reviewed it before but today was really nice! The staff always seem happy, greets you with a smile and are very friendly. Today I watched them moving tables together for a large group, work around a screaming baby and playful children running around and still wait on customers, all at... More 

Thank Warren W
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had a group of 8 for 2 birthday dinners with 2 children and 6 adults. There was something for everyone on this huge menu with many more choices than the normal Mexican restaurant. I love the way they divided the menu into different sections so you could go right to what type of food interests you. 2 baskets of... More 

Thank Brenda T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Towne Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-8466
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-982-5206

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