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El Tapatio

Spring Street, Sparta, TN
+1 931-836-1346
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“cheese dip” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Spring Street, Sparta, TN
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrimp fajitas are absolutley the best I have ever eaten! Actually there were 14 of us and every dish was outstanding!

Thank natyoder
Reviewed 17 August 2017

El Tap is a local favorite. It has expanded twice since opening. They have great food at very reasonable prices. Fast and friendly service. They have bottled beer and Calfkiller beer from our local brewery. Only thing lacking is margaritas (although they have them in...More

Thank Wildred V
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Enjoy this restaurant a great deal. Eat there ofter. Great food, great service, wonderful atmosphere, good prices.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped to have dinner here, hoping for margaritas. Unfortunately they allowed the license to expire, so we left and went to el meson San Pedro. Maybe next time we visit we will try again.

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had combo plate and it was almost too much to eat. Restaurant is clean, well decorated, and set up for comfort. Desserts really good. Service fine and fast turn around from order to food on the table. A good place to visit solo or with...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 2 November 2016

this resturant has the very best mexican food and the staff is fast, friendly and best of all the prices are great. I love this place and go quite often.

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Good food, decent staff, very busy. Nice for birthdays and families. Always enjoy my time there. Good food.

Thank jamesgS6602HY
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend frequent El Tap IN Sparta. I have seen the service continue to soar downhill. This last visit we were seated after standing longer than we should have in a restaurant that was not busy and servers were just standing around talking....More

Thank 42cruz42
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Since San Pedro has upgraded their facility to include a full service bar (i.e. wine/beer etc.), we no longer use El tap.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Above average el tap. The service here is great and I know most of the workers here as I go quite often.The food is above average as well as the service

Thank veronica J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spring Street, Sparta, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: +1 931-836-1346
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