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El Rancho Tapatio

144 Burt Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-2411
+1 859-554-5733
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carne asada” (3 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
“chorizo” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
144 Burt Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-2411
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for an affordable excellent Mexican restaurant this is the one for you. You won’t be disappointed. My wife and I had never been here but after reading the reviews decided to try it. Great service, very friendly. We had combo fajitas for...More

Thank Tammie G
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

For Lexington Mexican food this was pretty good. Chips were fair and the salsa was unremarkable. The fajitas were a very generous portion and had decent flavor. They could have used a little more spice. I am spoiled. I am from Texas where there is...More

Thank RandS_TX
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We eat here often and I have review this restaurant in the past. I am adding a new review because I found a new favorite dish. For lunch is it lunch #7 quesadillas. I got it with ground beef and it was excellent. Unlike most...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I searched TripAdvisor for a good Mexican restaurant in Lexington. The chips and salsa were good- the chips were fresh and the salsa was very mild but yummy. It took about 20 minutes for mine and my daughter’s food to arrive, so we pigged out...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We wanted a good margarita and did some yelp searching. Many recommended this place for the margaritas AND the food. They were right on both counts. My suggestion is the “small” frozen margarita. It was happy hour and $1 off at 5.25. Real bargain. Fajitas...More

Thank TravelShopper2013
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Restaurant has expanded so the wait for a table isn't that bad at all. Food is always good and there is live music on the weekend. My son and his teenage friends love it.

Thank bigcombs
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I had lunch today and had three of their authentic, street tacos and loved it! I had one carne asada, one carnitas, and one chorizo, and all were exceptionally tasty and awesome! I can't wait to return!

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I have never been to this restaurant ! It’s a hidden gem. We met for lunch and the food was really good and authentic. The wait staff were superb! The prices are good and there’s a lot of space inside.

Thank Bstryker
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The food was hot and way more than we expected. The rice had peas and carrots which was a good surprise. The cheese dip was creamy and thick and everything was very delicious.

Thank Kristin P
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Came for the first time for dinner tonight. Arrived at 730. Expected a 15-20 minute wait, which is fine for a Friday night. We were seated, and it took 15 minutes to even place a drink order. We constantly had to ask for chips, salsa,...More

Thank Emily S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Burt Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-554-5733
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