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El Tapatio

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1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
+1 252-985-0027
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is where my family always chooses to go. All 6 of us agree. You know how unusual that is. Often very busy but they still treat everyone like a welcome guest.

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Thank jerobemd
Milford, Connecticut
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130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After two weeks on the road, we needed some Mexican food. We came the right place as we had an enjoyable meal! Food and wine were reasonably priced and the service was ok.

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Thank Phillip_Phyllis
United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been dining here for years and have never had a bad experience. The food and service is always good.

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Thank Barbara B
Perth, Australia
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77 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The food was very nice and served well. Prices were very reasonable. Restaurant was very busy. Certainly had enough to eat. Would eat there again.

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Thank acodling
Coats, North Carolina
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150 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Service was slow and the waitress not attentive . Had the fajita Guadalajara . Lots of meat but no flavor. W

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Thank 109carmeng
Climax, Georgia
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151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Real Mexican food at average prices. Good beer selection. Friendly staff and good decor. Easy access.

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Thank Thomas P
Nashville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We love el tap. It's the only place we go fir Mexican in rocky mount or Wilson. My chori pollo and shrimp tacos were great. The waitress was nice but very slow. One thing at a time. The meal too way too long for lunch. Still going back.

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Thank Tim S
Cornelia, Georgia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We ate here with friends. There were nine people and we did not wait long to be seated. The waiter was nice and attentive. The food was served fast. All of our meals were very good.

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Thank Trenell55
Ashburn, Virginia
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We just visit El Tapatío for lunch today. Was really pleased with the food. The prices are incredible (coming from the DC metro area), and the lich portions were fairly large. I had the lunch fajita quesadilla, husband had the lunch chori-pollo and my youngest had the kids cheese quesadillas. My oldest needed something bland, as she is recovering from... More 

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Thank Liz S
Nashville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

By far best Mexican food in the area. Had the tornado burrito. Excellent. Handled my "on the side" requests accurately. Kept the chips stocked and tea glass full. Great experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-985-0027

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