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El Tapatio

1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
+1 252-985-0027
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“chori pollo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
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Reviewed 6 days ago

"Just" a Tex-Mex place, nothing exotic, but very tasty, efficient service, excellent value. Recommended.

Thank InformedTraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family owned and operated since at least 1990, consistently delicious and enjoyable experience. The staff is very attentive, the service is prompt, and the food is always fresh.

Thank resteve62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Use to go to 'El Tap' years ago when it was one of only two Mexican restaurants in town. In the last few years, however, Rocky Mount has had an explosion of top notch Mexican competitors, all which I have reviewed. So it seems El...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Eat inside or out on the patio. I like enchiladas but friends chose - and raved over - the chile relleno. Dinner starts with big baskets of tortilla chips and salsa.

Thank David R
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I love a good Mexican restaurant, and this is it! It's not "American-Mexican", it's truly Mexican food and flavors. I love their fajitas, and their tacos, (and burritos and enchiladas to name a few)! Also great margaritas!

Thank Kree8vkin
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is where my family always chooses to go. All 6 of us agree. You know how unusual that is. Often very busy but they still treat everyone like a welcome guest.

Thank jerobemd
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

After two weeks on the road, we needed some Mexican food. We came the right place as we had an enjoyable meal! Food and wine were reasonably priced and the service was ok.

Thank Phillip_Phyllis
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been dining here for years and have never had a bad experience. The food and service is always good.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The food was very nice and served well. Prices were very reasonable. Restaurant was very busy. Certainly had enough to eat. Would eat there again.

Thank acodling
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Service was slow and the waitress not attentive . Had the fajita Guadalajara . Lots of meat but no flavor. W

Thank 109carmeng
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-985-0027
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