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El Tapatio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1705 W Broadway Blvd, Sedalia, MO 65301-5247
+1 660-827-5553
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1705 W Broadway Blvd, Sedalia, MO 65301-5247
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This used to be my favorite restaurant in town, but almost every aspect has drastically gone downhill (it's not just me, they used to be packed and their parking lot is nearly empty these days, even on "taco Tuesday"). The majority of the staff is...More

Thank Kristy P
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My brother and I were on a road trip and stopped here for dinner. We had checked reviews and asked a couple that was leaving about the food. They said they thought the food was very good, so we proceeded inside. It was not too...More

Thank quail600
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Sadly, this restaurant just continues to go downhill. It started when they moved to a much nicer building. There was a lot of new staff and a lot of turn around. The old location always felt like "home" whereas the new place felt quite cliquish...More

Thank Kristy P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Slightly "Americanized" yet still authentic Mexican. Very good meal. My wife and I loved the chips and fresh-made salsa. I had the "tornado" somewhat spicy hot. It was excellent!

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I used to come to this restaurant all the time when it was in the old location. Not so much since they've moved to the new location. It's noisy and understaffed chronically anymore. Seems I can never get out of the place without spending under...More

1  Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, larger than it looks. Clean and pleasant. Food was good, service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Shannon5512
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Every time I am in Sedalia for various equine events, the group always has a nice lunch here. Their menu is excellent and offers dishes that are not normally on Mexican menus. Although service is with a smile, we usually need to chase down our...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an evening meal at El Tapatio's in Sedalia, Missouri. It was raining like a monsoon and we pulled in to let the storm pass. The chips/salsa were very fresh and we were waited on immediately. Our waiter was very friendly...More

Thank Toothy43
Reviewed 5 August 2017

El Tapatio has been one of my favorite restaurants in town for many years, from their humble beginnings on the little shop on Broadway to the newer location on South Limit. They have maintained their style and appeal.

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Eat here whenever I'm in town. Margaritas are awesome. Chips and salsa are to die for and the food is cheap and delicious. Keep up the good work!!

Thank aaron k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 W Broadway Blvd, Sedalia, MO 65301-5247
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sedalia
  • Phone Number: +1 660-827-5553
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