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El Tapatio

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Mexican, South American, Central American
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1026 W Laketon Ave, Muskegon, MI MI 49441
+1 231-759-7408
10:30 - 22:00
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Norton Shores, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We eat here often & no matter what you get..you will enjoy it! They have the best tacos, burritos, chips & cheese deluxe etc. You won't be disappointed!

Thank animalover81
East Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a nice. large Mexican restaurant with delicious fajitas, chips and salsa. The staff is friendly, plentiful and very accommodating. The restaurant is quite large, and has TVs for sports and other event watching. It also has a nice bar, and is conveniently located on the corner of two major streets.

Thank MJTraveler2014
Grand Haven, Michigan
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82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Very bad. $14 for "Steak" fajitas. There were a half dozen tiny pieces (not strips) of some sort of meat. Dig is my guess, but there was definitely less than 2 oz of it in the whole thing. 80% peppers (good variety. Red, yellow and green), 15% onions, 2 pieces of tomato and very little burnt meat (horse maybe?). The... More 

Thank legghorn
Woodbridge, Virginia
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154 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We had an early lunch here and everything was very good. I had the Mexican tacos and tried the beef and seasoned pork. Both were very flavorful and nice sized portions. The chips and salsa were good and the salsa had a nice little spice to it. The rest of our party had burritos of different types and everyone enjoyed... More 

Thank Bill D
Muskegon, Michigan
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Best Mexican Food in West Mich. Mexican tacos are the best. Burritos are very good, great menu to choose from.

Thank Joe M
Weatherford, Texas
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645 reviews
540 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

My first time at El Tapatio. I ordered the taco combo plate. The rice/beans side was Luke warm, at best. The taco meat was overdone. The corn shells were hardly warm, much less hot. The salsa was almost tasteless. My server was prompt, cheerful, and kept my drink glass full. I may return, but not likely.

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Level Contributor
58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

After spending the whole morning at the beach, we decided to stop by El Tapatio for lunch after looking at the reviews. I have to be honest that we felt sketchy when we first walked in because no one was dining there except us. We were quickly seated by ourselves and our server came over with water and menu. There... More 

Thank Flora0712
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We went on a Friday just to try the new place. WOW....what a great date night that turned out to be. We walked in and there as a singer walking around to each table singing in both Spanish and English. He came to our table and sang us the most beautiful love song. Food came out fast, hot and good.... More 

Thank Marylou K
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Moved a 1'2 mile away to a much larger facility. Food remains the same but the atmosphere has improved.

Thank KDMagin
Muskegon, United States
Level Contributor
50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We came in around 7:00 on a tuesday, ready for some relaxing conversation aided by frozen margaritas and we weren't disappointed. Our server remembered one member of our party ... and how she liked her chiles rillenos! Very good food came quickly, and she kept a careful but not interfering eye on us. We will be back soon.

Thank Phil S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 W Laketon Ave, Muskegon, MI MI 49441
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: +1 231-759-7408

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?