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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

2105 Columbia Blvd, Saint Helens, OR 97051-1738
+1 503-397-1465
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2105 Columbia Blvd, Saint Helens, OR 97051-1738
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Really good Mexican food. Typical colorful Mexican resteraunt and the sounds, smells and tastes that go with it. To me it smells comfort food and very tasty. I love it there.

Thank shalimar970
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great service,generous portions and real margaritas.Very busy place but the server was on top of everything and even found time to chat with us about our hometown that she had fallen in love with when she visited.

Thank sabresgirl2
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Stopped in here for dinner while avoiding Portland's I-5 traffic. Food was good. Family owned and run. Many of the other customers seemed known to staff and each other so it seems it's a popular spot with locals. Menu items were typical of many Mexican...More

Thank Cedars2
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My grand kids and son love Mexican food. I am not much a Mexican food eater, but even at El Tapatio, I can get a grilled cheese sandwich! :) Everyone is happy.

1  Thank Grandmago
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The chips are warm - the salsa is mild (you can request spicy salsa). The decor is a somewhat folk art, very much like restaurants we visited while in Mexico. Their fish tacos are some of the best. My favorite dish there is the Carne...More

Thank Candace C
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Very good food and average service. There is outside seating in the summer with a river view We visited the Rainier restaurant of the same company

Thank Cliff W
Reviewed 10 January 2015

The atmosphere was what you would expect when going to a Mexican Restuarant, lots of good art work and fixtures. The food is always good and I have yet to have bad service. I've eaten there on a regular basis.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 10 January 2015

The service was excellent and the food also great. I've eaten there many times and the food is always great.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We chose this restaurant because we love Mexican food, and the train was stopped on the track so decided sure. What a mistake! I had the Taco Salad, and the shell was so stale that I couldn't stand to eat it. The meat was really...More

2  Thank ptprincess13
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Very good food and friendly staff. Great prices, too. A nice place to celebrate a birthday or special occasion. My family and I spent Cinco De Mayo there this year and had a blast!

Thank DeerDiane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2105 Columbia Blvd, Saint Helens, OR 97051-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Saint Helens
  • Phone Number: +1 503-397-1465
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