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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
+1 361-516-1655
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“bean dip” (5 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Do not eat the queso, it appears to be out of Ricos can with added jalapenos. I was coming from Houston and had hoped to get good Mexican food while here. It was not good. The fajitas were not tasty, the only two things good...More

Thank Bill934
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Parking is tough unless you use the Young's Pizza lot. You're not supposed to do that. Service is great and it's a nice clean place to eat. If you leave hungry it's your fault because you get a lot of food. Food quality has gone...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here last night for the first time since staying in Kingsville, and the food was great, great service and clean environment!

1  Thank tiffanyshree2088
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Every dish is good! Portions are huge for the price ! Staff are always cheerful and friendly. It gets crowded sometimes with college students but they don’t bother anyone! The sizzling pardilla plate is a must!

Thank rag1968
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We got 5 beef quesadillas. The best choice ever. Enough meat, we asked for fried onions inside. The included salsa and pepper and salt. They packed each quesadilla apart with the name, bc we asked for some on corn and others on flour tortilla. Supper...More

Thank 1969ViajeroFrecuente
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The chips and hot sauce was very good. The sauce is not a deep red tomato color but a lighter pale sauce. Good flavor! They also serve the chips with a bean dip that is good. I ordered 2 chalupas, one chicken and one beef....More

Thank kbentley
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meals. They offer a good variety. Great margaritas. All four of us had an excellent meal. My sons crunchy beef tacos were the best any of us have ever had. Service is quick. It was great to see a place where...More

Thank Marolyn K
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were passing through with grandkids on way to South Padre and hust had dinner at El Tapatio based on Trip advisor and hotel reviews. Wow, what an experience. Food was fantastic!! Have eaten lots of wonderful Mexican food in El Paso...More

Thank Danna M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I was totally blown away by the friendly service and the delicious food...the only negative part of our visit was the roach that scurried across the wall about halfway through the meal. 😕

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Wow the taste of everything we had for lunch was great! It was a busy place with an open room full of tables and booths. Service was real quick. BUT the reason to go here is tasty food. Starts with basket of chips of different...More

Thank Rick R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kingsville
  • Phone Number: +1 361-516-1655
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