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El Tapatio

Calle Lascurain de Retana 20, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 3291
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good58%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pozole” (2 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
“ate here” (2 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin
Calle Lascurain de Retana 20, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best pozole I've had in awhile. Pozole, mineral water and a glass of wine were very inexpensive. I ate there twice and I was impressed with the consistent quality

Thank Connie991
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant is located right across from the bottom of the university stairs. For my breakfast meal, I had the chilaquiles. They were perfect. The green sauce atop was so good, that I went back for lunch and had the enchiladas verdes. Nothing fancy, but...More

1  Thank Lukeoline
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was in Guanajuato City. In the restaurant "El Tapatio" I want to leave a comment about the Administration of the place it is very good. Please visit this place it's a very restorant to eat very cheap, is excellent care and professional service. I...More

1  Thank mtjoz
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

So good. Across from University steps. Waiters thought were were gringos, and we are but one fluent in Spanish. Got pretty good service after that but regardless the food was great.

Thank TORN1
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This restaurant is odd. We ate here on our last trip to Guanajuato and had the worst service imagineable, waited almost 90 minutes for any food or drink that time. Yet when our first choice to eat on this trip was closed, we were worried...More

1  Thank pumpermum
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stopped in the eat lunch after walking by it a couple of times. The restaurant is somewhat small and crowded, tables close together, but don't let that fool you. The food and drinks were very good. The atmosphere is very Mexican as is Guanajuato,...More

Thank baja-alan
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were very happy to have come across this restaurant on a local’s blog about cheap eats. During our 4 days in the city we had breakfast and lunch here twice each. The place is right opposite the University Steps and is nicely decorated. They...More

Thank londoner_in_yucatan
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We love El Tapatio. It is authentic and down to earth with terrific local cooking with heart and soul. If you love seafood, and we do, the molcajete con mariscos will make you very, very happy. Service is terrific and we always feel welcome. The...More

Thank MsG2U
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Are you hungry? Are you a gourmet? Are you on budget travel? If you abswered "YES" to at least one of these questions you MUST come here. The recipes are opriginal, the portions are huge and the prices are more than reasonable. Plus, the service...More

Thank realworldtraveller
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This place deserves so much more customers. It is just a block away from the square with restaurants packed with tourists and yet it is quiet and waaay better. The value for your money is the best you can find (lunch menu) and quality was...More

Thank Radim D
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lascurain de Retana 20, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 3291
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