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El Tapatio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Latin,
E. Arapahoe Rd., Centennial, CO
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good11%
  • Average17%
  • Poor32%
  • Terrible17%
13 Dec 2016
“Average Mexican Experience, Marginal Service”
6 Jul 2015
“Love their breakfast burritos!”
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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
E. Arapahoe Rd., Centennial, CO
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Ate the carnitas. The food was good but not remarkable. You could tell the place had been an Irish-pub-thing before becoming a Mexican restaurant. Despite sitting right behind one of the registers, I had trouble getting service throughout the meal. The place will do in...More

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We stop here once in a while and while the service always seems a bit slow we keep coming back. The menu is huge and includes breakfast all day and tons of seafood and other dishes not found at many places. They also have a...More

Thank RussL
Reviewed 5 July 2015

My wife and I went to El Tapatio on the 4th of July, as El Parral next door was closed. Bad mistake. Lackluster (but friendly) service started it off, overpriced Margherita's with wayyy too much mix, and overly salted poorly spiced and again overpriced food...More

Thank ronpdenver
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I had fajitas and my husband had Carne Adobada. The chicken in the fajitas had not been marinated, just chicken breast grilled. How is that Mexican? The Carne Adobada was acceptable, but nothing special. Everything was excessively salted, as if that would pass for appropriate...More

Thank bperron
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Was one of the worst places I ever tried to eat at. Service was very slow. Took 15 min to get a coke and we were right there at the bar area. Took 20 min to get a beer which was flat and had to...More

Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

The food is good quality so you won't have a bad meal. Nothing here wows you. It's about what you can make a home if you felt like making the mess. The service is disappointing. Not rude but not welcoming either. I have been here...More

Thank jamescaje
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Coming from Albuquerque NM, we were desperate for "Mexican" on par with our Texas standards. Staying at the hotel nearby so we just got takeout. Wasn't the best but by far not the worst you could do....go to albuquerque for the worst Mexican food of...More

Thank txprincess72
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

A pitcher of Margarita's is the best buy if you are going to drink more than one. House blend, on the rocks. They also have a strawberry margarita, but get that one frozen. We like their Ceviche, it's made fresh from scratch so it takes...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Not sure why there are bad reviews here, but my family ate here last night and we had a great experience. My husband had the pork chops and thought they were fantastic, cooked to perfection. He used to get this meal at another Mexican restaurant,...More

Thank Bearad
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Stopped here for a business lunch while in the area with some work colleagues of mine. The place is definitely a popular destination for lunch so be prepared to pay the price, we did! I ordered the Taquiza de Tacos (street tacos sampler). It had...More

Thank Legamania
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E. Arapahoe Rd., Centennial, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Centennial
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