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El Tapatio

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211 Towne Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-8466
+1 270-982-5206
11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Hands down, the best place to go for authentic Mexican food in town. I've been going here for over 6 years and never had a bad meal. The servers are all friendly and the food is exceptional

Thank Jay M
Otterberg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

You can tell by the pictures people have posted. It's all canned, even Taco Bell has fresher ingredients. The salsa tasted like tomato sauce and everything was bland. I ordered 3 separate items and they all tasted identical.

Thank Garret S
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The past three times I've been here the service was terrible once our waiter got our drink orders and never came to the table again 35 mins later another waiter asked if we needed anything. My last experience resulted in my decision never to eat here again when it took 1hr to get our food ordered or refills. On our... More 

Thank Quentin C
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Elizabethtown for years and this restaurant has the best Mexican food in Hardin county. The restaurant is always clean, well staffed and they offer the best food!

Thank Christylc
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177 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Went to El Tapatio for a business dinner. I was a little disappointed with the amount of vegetarian choices. I believe there were 4- hidden on the back of the menu. Fajitas were a little greasy, but the rice and beans were very good. Ordered The special guacamole, it was guav come with pico in it- it was ok. Very... More 

Thank Michelle W
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Really if you like mexican food there is no other place I want to go. They seem like family and make you fell welcomed.

Thank Scott S
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The food is ok and so is the service. I'ts pretty much the same old mexican you get anywhere. The sauces is a not very good.

Thank Barry C
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We've been here numerous times and always get really good service. The food is tasty and comes out quickly. Very reasonably priced. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars because the restrooms really need work. They are old and need remodeling. They also needed some major cleaning. It's a great place to have lunch or dinner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Have eaten here many times. Has consistently good food. Service is usually good. Try their taco salad.

Thank 941cindya
Leitchfield, Kentucky
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Okay, so I love Mexican food. As you can see from my reviews I travel to Mexico every year. Since we have moved from Michigan to Kentucky I have literally tried about 6 Mexican restaurants in the last month... they aren't on tripadvisor yet, but trust, me they will also get their "review". This might be a horrible regional thing,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Towne Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-8466
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-982-5206

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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?