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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

402 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521-7704
+1 970-858-1011
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
402 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521-7704
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my disabled niece for her birthday. The waiter was sitting at a table wrapping silverware and when she asked where she could put her walker he just nodded his head and pointed to a spot. We ordered margaritas and my niece said hers was...More

Thank chuckhollywood
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I asked the clerk at the comfort inn & Suite whether the food was good or not and he said it’s really good food, especially the carne asada. We are Hispanic and we know what good MEXICAN food is, so we thought we’d give it...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

My daughter and me have dined here for years. Always a great experience. The staff truly cares and it shows. The quality of food and selections is grand. The presentation and dining experience is one that we enjoy each time we visit. The food and...More

Thank Bret S
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Just go there!!!! Delicious food, hardy portions, and great drink selection. My favorite sauce was the cream sauce, followed by the mole sauce.

Thank muc96
Reviewed 5 July 2018

You can count on a good meal here every time. It is a bit expensive for Mexican food, but you get a lot of it (we always take a go box) and the service is great.

Thank brentlawson300
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We come from largely hispanic town and have the great pleasure of eating some wonderful Mexican food. That being said our experience here was definitely disappointing. Speaking directly to the food it was eatable at best. Fajitas consisted of pre cooked chicken and raw oily...More

Thank ccckb2018
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice on our 3 day weekend! After driving through the monument, we were starving! Looked around the area and found a lot of people parked outside...a good indication . We had the chicken asado, pork enchiladas, quesadilla, triple enchiladas and a Bohemia...More

Thank Bianca R
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Very typical ambiance for semi-chain Mexican restaurants. Full of colorful patterns in various designs. We did enjoy the service, however, it appeared to be rushed. All servers were most friendly. The selection from the menu was typical and but varied for this type of restaurant....More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great for large groups. Waitress was fun and brought separate checks no problem. Huge margs and yummy food. One of our best Mexican meals in a long time.

Thank Ernest M
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Got some dinner for take out from here while we were staying nearby and we were impressed with the level of detail they gave in preparing the items for take out so the food would stay in good condition until we were able to eat...More

Thank crazygrown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521-7704
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fruita
  • Phone Number: +1 970-858-1011
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