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El Tapatio

1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
+1 252-985-0027
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (16 reviews)
“guacamole” (16 reviews)
“warm chips” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Good good, drinks and great time with friends. The service and the server Oscar was outstanding. We went on busy night and our food still came out in a timely manner. I highly recommend the margaritas to accompany your meal.

Thank arsavage2000
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

So, we stopped in Rocky Mount on our way further north and needed somewhere to have dinner. As usual, I consulted Trip Advisor and we decided to give Mexican food a try. I think El Tapito comes in around 4 out of 100+ restaurants in...More

Thank Pusilla
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is about the only Mexican restaurant we eat in here. Tried others, but do not compare. Would be nice if they gave you at least rice with your combo order like some of the other restaurants do.

Thank mahobeachlady
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Came to El Tap to see if they still had 99 vent tacos on Tuesday and they didn’t. So I had the Burritos Deluxe and husband the special, Fajita Quesadilla. Both were good but nothing over the top. Beer was still $1.75 so that was...More

Thank tlstanley99
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Traveling through North Carolina and stopping for the night we found this wonderful restaurant. It looked like it was filled with the "locals"--so it had to be good. We were seated within 15 minutes. A great menu at reasonable prices. We looked up the word...More

Thank PSLresident
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I have now been to this particular El Tapatio 5 times. It was my wife's birthday and she wanted to go there. We also brought along another friend. Again, we were recognized and sat quickly. Our waiter came right away for our beverage order. When...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was a little way off I-95, but worth the detour. You can order table-side fresh guacamole, warm chips and mild salsa, and made-to-order dishes. We dined on a Sunday for lunch and the place was packed. Good choice for Tex-Mex food.

Thank YoginiEl
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch on Saturday with my daughter! The chimichanga, avocado dip, salsa and Margarita were all magnificent. Just loved the service and the wonderful atmosphere.

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Today my wife and I revisited this chain Mexican Food restaurant and again we were not disappointed. We were almost immediately met at the front and seated. As soon as were seated a waitress came and asked us for our beverages and left us our...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Nice Mexican restaurant. Even though it was packed on a Friday night we were still seated fairly quickly. Food was delicious, our waiter was great. It was quite loud in there though.

Thank KatieHeineman1
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Emily B
2 August 2018|
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Response from Bruce S | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not believe they do. Sorry.
30 May 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
23 January 2018|
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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