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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
+1 401-295-2280
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (10 reviews)
“flan” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cinco de mayo means Mexican food and drink. El Tapatio delivers every day of the year. Friendly staff, great food, lively atmosphere. Chips and salsa aplenty.Great variety of drinks and beer. Pacifico on draft is a favorite. Great pina colada. We always have steak fajitas...More

Thank RhodyRick2015
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We go to Tapatio regularly. We used to go to the one in Cranston, and were thrilled when they opened closer to home. The servers here are always sweet and very efficient. The food here is delicious. We are always satisfied. The kids love coming...More

Thank Bonzoid
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Waiter added more money to the tip on my credit card & we had tipped well. That really makes me mad when waiters do this. Won't go back, there are other places to go where I won't be ripped off.

Thank n p
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We were promptly seated and before we knew it, salsa and chips appeared. Our server was very friendly and efficient. Food was fresh and came out hot. I really enjoyed the chimichanga. The shredded beef was tasty. The size was just right. The flan was...More

Thank Keesar
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The main thing that stands out was how fresh all the ingredients were, that everything was not buried in a non-descript red sauce, that you could taste the flavor of each ingredient. Really large portions, so plan to share. Great Mexican flavors without being pedestrian....More

Thank M616M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Came with a large group. Everyone at the table agreed that the food was totally lacking in flavor. My salad was perhaps the worst I have ever had. The menu description made it sound good, but it was very disappointing. No one finished their food....More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Let me just say. I was a bit skeptical when I went to order food to go due to the previous time the order was wrong and food was cold when I got home but let me just say that they must have fixed something....More

Thank Gbrownpts
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

we just stopped for a drink and ended up staying for dinner. Very good Mexican food for reasonable prices. We sat in the bar area and the bartender was our server, he was excellent. He knew all of the items we has questions about and...More

Thank Jack1247
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I was determined to return to this place after several years as I was not satisfied with my previous visit. This time however the menu was expanded, the portions were bigger and the house margaritas are the same price ($8.00) they were when this place...More

Thank GeorgefromRhody
Reviewed 26 July 2016

El Tapatio has been going strong for years now and they are consistently great. They portions are huge and delicious. I have been there easily a dozen times and never had food I didn't love. The fish tacos are my favorite. And, the prices are...More

Thank whitly37
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-295-2280
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