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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
+1 361-516-1655
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortillas” (14 reviews)
“bean dip” (5 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We usually stop here when we are in Kingsville. This time was for lunch. I had the Mexican pork chops and the were great, two thin sliced grill pork chops topped with Mexicana sauce. The rest of the group had the tortilla soup. As usual...More

Thank cshedd1
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

First time. We visited the king ranch, after the visit stopped at el tapatio for lunch. Food is excellent. Had the chicken fajitas, wife had the burrito special. Service was good, plenty of refills,’food came at quick. I would recommend this place.

Thank ladybug59
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff. Went on a Friday and there was a Mariachi band playing. We will go back when we travel this way again.

Thank mihellem
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a pretty average place. It is authentic but nothing special. We will certainly go back. I recommend El Tapatio as Kingsville is a tough place to find above average restaurants.

Thank Poverty Traveler
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Do not eat the queso, it appears to be out of Ricos can with added jalapenos. I was coming from Houston and had hoped to get good Mexican food while here. It was not good. The fajitas were not tasty, the only two things good...More

Thank Bill934
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Parking is tough unless you use the Young's Pizza lot. You're not supposed to do that. Service is great and it's a nice clean place to eat. If you leave hungry it's your fault because you get a lot of food. Food quality has gone...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here last night for the first time since staying in Kingsville, and the food was great, great service and clean environment!

1  Thank tiffanyshree2088
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Every dish is good! Portions are huge for the price ! Staff are always cheerful and friendly. It gets crowded sometimes with college students but they don’t bother anyone! The sizzling pardilla plate is a must!

Thank rag1968
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We got 5 beef quesadillas. The best choice ever. Enough meat, we asked for fried onions inside. The included salsa and pepper and salt. They packed each quesadilla apart with the name, bc we asked for some on corn and others on flour tortilla. Supper...More

Thank 1969ViajeroFrecuente
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The chips and hot sauce was very good. The sauce is not a deep red tomato color but a lighter pale sauce. Good flavor! They also serve the chips with a bean dip that is good. I ordered 2 chalupas, one chicken and one beef....More

Thank kbentley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 W Santa Gertrudis St, Kingsville, TX 78363-4369
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kingsville
  • Phone Number: +1 361-516-1655
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