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El Tapatio

1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
+1 252-985-0027
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“guacamole” (15 reviews)
“chori pollo” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needed somewhere to eat in Rocky Mount on an I95 road trip and found this place on TA. It was busy and lively but they were able to seat us quickly. We enjoyed the guacamole made table-side, and the portions were huge so we left...More

Thank Abigail M
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We had a table of 10, and had a great meal. The menu selections were typical Mexican, but also some unusual things. (unusual to me anyway). The service was good; they have a full bar and great Margaritas. Its quite a large place and seem...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 11 February 2018

My wife and I visited this establishment for the first time yesterday (Feb 10, 18) but I promise we will be back. We have finally found our "go to Mexican Food Restaurant). We were met immediately upon entry to the restaurant and were seated. Right...More

Thank bruce s
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We frequently travel from our home in NC to DC to visit. We first ate here in 2013. We liked it so much we have planned our trips to stop here at mealtime. The guacamole is fantastic! The entrees are fresh and reasonably priced. The...More

Thank Colleen3030
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We were hungry and just looking for a quick bite and found this amazingly good restaurant. My wife got the three enchilada entree with beef, chicken and cheese. It was cooked perfectly and delicious. I got the vegetarian bean burrito with chili relenos and cheese...More

Thank Ted0000000001
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Coming from Northern California I think we have lots of good Mexican food restaurants around home and El Tapatio gives them a run for their money. Our party of 5 had a variety of dishes including: tortilla soup, chicken quesadillas, veggie quesadillas, fajitas and bean/rice...More

Thank E7864ENjuliel
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best Mexican food in Rocky Mount, My wife and I have date night there on Fridays. Food is always fresh and Fast. The staff is friendly and the take care of the customer.

Thank W4430RMdavidc
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The best made at your table guacamole! The chicken tacos were authentic with soft corn tortillas. Very fresh.

Thank jrrctolson
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Pulling into the parking lot, I thought “this place is busy. Lunch won’t be quick.” It was, though, but also authentic, just right spicy and priced right, too. The smiling server was a bonus. Go there. You'll like it, too.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

In town for the weekend - Glad we found this place. Very busy (but a good sign) We were seated right away. All the staff we met were cheerful and friendly. Drinks were quick and cold and the food was hot and equally fast. Enjoyed...More

Thank Montvue
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Response from Stevenson S | Reviewed this property |
I would think outside is cool....service animals only inside tho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-985-0027
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