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La Tapatia

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
340 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025-2606
+1 760-747-8282
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican
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LOCATION
340 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025-2606
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is ok use to be better. It’s local to where we live. They have music some week ends. Booths need repairs .

Thank virginiasue65
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had dinner with a friend there last Friday night and thought is was awful. I had one taco and a chile relleno along with a bean and ground beef burrito. The taco was a greasy slab of luke warm meat in a over cooked shell...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Enjoyed having a Kiwanis club dinner here at Christmas....nice patio seating...good food and good service

Thank EscoDave
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Each time we come here .... the food is very tasty. We don't run into the problems of other reviews ........ guess we are lucky , service great , food really good .......Margaritas ..... tasty ...... will go again when in the area.

Thank Countrydude4444
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We have eaten here several times for lunch. The food here has always been very good. The lunch menu has very reasonable prices. There Margarita is strong and tastes great. The service was good.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

There was nothing really bad or really good. Just average. I personally didn't care for the chips. They were thicker than usual Mexican restaurant chips. The salsa was good. The restaurant appeared clean, but it could use a bit of TLC and sprucing up. Service...More

Thank maryaling
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We go to La Tapatia at least a few times a year, and have been for many years. It absolutely is a far cry from the food they delievered in the 1970's, so I am guessing they may have changed owners/managers, whatever. We had been...More

Thank RCrider
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We ate here twice in November last year - catching up now on some overdue reviews - based on a recommendation from someone at the Welk Timeshare Resort where we stayed. An old-fashioned place, the food was quite good. Chips and salsa complimentary were excellent...More

Thank rollo_orlando
Reviewed 1 March 2017

11:00AM not lunch "rush" yet, just got forgotten about, Maybe short handed today, Usually wait person checks back before handing me the bill. ????--- need to do a check for empty coffee cups.

Thank unseitig
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Good food the tables are old and uncomfortable service slow but still good food. Not many set down Mexican restaurants left like this one, most are fast food

Thank virginiasue65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025-2606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-747-8282
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