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El Tapatio

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550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
+1 302-836-6477
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Newark, Delaware
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126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$2.99 margaritas on Wed and sun nights.. frozen or on rocks, soo good!! Tasty Spanish food. Waitresses are nice. Had one waitress that literally checked on us every 6 mins or so. She was so sweet tho. Cute little resturant, decorated very nicely!

Thank mandy4press
Newark, Delaware
Level Contributor
57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I ordered the lunch chicken burrito. I asked specifically what was on it and the waiter couldn't tell me nor did she inquire to find out. Anyway, the burrito was soaked in sauce and cheese. I wasn't too happy because I can't have cheese, but at least it was on top and I could remove it...(the menu said nothing about... More 

Thank JohnnyDelwark
Newark, Delaware
Level Contributor
35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy. But great traditional Mexican / Tex-Mex dishes. The tortilla soup appetizer is highly recommended. The best part of this restaurant is the friendly service. Packed on Fridays and Saturdays but line moves quick. Worth the wait.

Thank Litig8r68
Wilmington, Delaware
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We swing down here from New Castle for lunch, passing several other Mexican restaurants on the way. Why? Because it is consistently clean, consistently fast, and consistently good. Lunch fajitas with steak are $9.50, always satisfying. Good place to take clients, saying "I value your business" without going over the top.

Thank Smilingdan
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

El Tapatio is a consistently good experience. Staff is always friendly, food is good, and always comes out fast. Never a bad experience.

Thank shaisman
eastern shore
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken enchiladas and rice very good, probably best I've had. Chips fresh and warm with great salsa.

Thank medic4purple
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have frequented El Tapatio a few times now, and always have enjoyed the dining experience. One of the most friendly places where the staff are genuine and enjoy holding conversation with you. If you enjoy Mariachi, the band plays on Friday evenings.

Thank Pat M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great food, the restaurant is clean, waitresses are friendly the food is nice an hot when it's served.

Thank arcia D
New Castle, Delaware
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477 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I recently visited the El Tapatio restaurant in Bear, DE for the first time. When I walked in I noticed how colorful and festive this place was. The waitstaff were very prompt and friendly. Our entrees were served hot and they tasted delicious. This is becoming my favorite Mexican restaurant after one visit.

Thank Curt K
Thousand Oaks, California
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very good Mexican food. We both had combo plates. Served Pipping hot and quickly.The only thing that disappointed us that we wanted shredded beef. The serve regular hamburger meat. Deffently would recommend.

Thank BlackRoseCher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bear
  • Phone Number: +1 302-836-6477

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?