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El Tapatio

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1205 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240-2810
+1 940-668-0740
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“tortillas” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1205 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240-2810
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Great food, fantastic service. They seem to really enjoy the service. Decent prices too. The seemingly always full parking lot is a pretty good indicator!!

Thank 153jerryp
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were in town foo Oktoberfest and picked this restaurant off Google. The food was delicious. Our waiter was attentive and seemed to anticipate our needs. The food was delicious. Every bite was fresh and well prepared.

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is probably some of the best mexican food you can find in north texas. I have been here several times and have had different dishes each time. I especially liked the mexican cocktail which has large shrimp, avocados, etc. In a great red sauce....More

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here several times and it's always good. Good chips and salsa. Food has always been up to par and great service as well. Reasonably priced as well. One of my favorite places in Gainesville to eat.

Thank 153jerryp
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This food is delicious all sorts of selections just waiting to flamingo across your taste buds. Bien

Thank Regina P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch with 5 people. Salsa and chips were a little below average, very bland and tomatoe'y. Ordered the chipotle chicken which came with tortillas. This was very good and tasty. Came with rice and beans. Overall OK, but could be better. I...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My husband & I love coming here, even though we live 20 miles from here. This shows dedication to this restaurant. One of our favorite dish is the new Nachos Jalisco! It's so big that we share among us!! I promise you won't leave hungry!!

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here while on the way to Winstar after reading the reviews in TripAdvisor. We got fajitas for two and couldn't finish all of it. Food was really good and the service was even better. Would return if we're ever back in town. Pleasantly surprised....More

Thank FacedowninCabo
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We are locals and eat her about once a week. I'm a bit of a Mexican food connoisseur. If you love authentic Mexican food, then this is your place. Tex-mex is amazing as well! I have seriously never tried anything from here that I don't...More

Thank NHRDAFan!
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food. The service at both locations is good. The prices are good. I definitely recommend either location

Thank Jennifer V
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JoEllen B
28 February 2017|
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Response from Kristal Y | Reviewed this property |
The only restaurant in Gainesville that has any type of outdoor seating(where dogs can be) is Sonic. There is also a food truck that is parked at the Farmers Market that offers outdoor dining. None of the restaurants to my... More
Mike M
28 August 2016|
Response from Deana N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the business but I eat there often enough. They are open until 9:30 Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 Friday and Saturday night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-668-0740
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