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El Tapatio

) #30 of 197 Restaurants in Grand Junction $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
+1 970-245-6479
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Stopped here with some biker mates. Its a little place on one of the main drags, but once inside I could'nt stop looking around as its lovely all done in a mexican style and the colours are fantastic. I loved the spirit bar too.. The...More

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Always consistent beverage, food and service.. been coming here for a few years. First with my son. Next with friends and family.. great experiences every time.. love the margaritas and food.. ❤🌶🌮 Keep up the great job 👍🏼😎

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

it is a very nice place where globally ,everything is what you expect when you go to have diner in town. atmosphere is friendly and efficient.

1  Thank denis w
Reviewed 7 March 2017

First of all we always get nice and friendly service. The menu is really big as some have said but everything we have tried is usually excellent. Easy to share the big plates for 2 no matter what you get. Good margarita's they always try...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The food was good/authentic and the portions are HUGE! Nice atmosphere in small space, patio available during warmer months. The menu is extensive. The drinks selection is very large and there had to be 50 different tequilas on the menu - all prices are listed...More

1  Thank dudpa
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Best tacos in at least 200 miles. The staff is always amazing and the margaritas never disappoint! This is the only Mexican restaurant I will eat at in the Grand Valley.

1  Thank Charity M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I really liked the Authentic Mexican feel of this place, it reminds me of our trip to Cancun -- The Chipotle Enchilada was a surprise, absolutely delightful. The Mole Burrito was great, this was by far the best Mexican Experience I have ever had. Overall...More

Thank Mrbmist
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had no sooner sat down than a plate of chips and salsas were before us. The huge menu took a while to get through, but both dishes were excellent. The margaritas are great. You can't go wrong with this place.

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We just had lunch at El Tapatio, it is delicious. I had a crispy chili rellanos that was the best I have ever had, and the Tacos were spot on. Excellent food and service. Will definitely eat here again when we are in Grand Junction!

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Seriously the best Mexican food I've ever eaten from California to Colorado. I had the fajitas and my wife had a crispy chili rellano and a carne asada taco. The rice and beans were perfect... I'll come back the next time we're in town and...More

Thank Heber D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 970-245-6479
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