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El Tapatio Mexican Cuisine

2624 Highway 14 E, Lake Charles, LA 70607-7627
+1 337-475-9022
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“queso” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2624 Highway 14 E, Lake Charles, LA 70607-7627
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 22 June 2017

El Tapatio has some good value meals that are tasty, sizeable, with mid-range prices. The guacamole, chips, and salsa are all authentic and better than one might expect to find in such a low-key improbable spot. Salads and vegetables were fresh and crisp as were...More

Thank RadioByrdMon
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very nice family run place, food always good but not great, great Mexican food in this area can't be found or at least I've not found it.

Thank 308larryj
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It has a different address :/ When I typed in the name it sent me here.... 2624 Gertsner Memorial Dr Lake Charles which is correct . So far it's very tasty . The salsa is homemade and yummy. I ordered the shrimp chimichanga and it...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place offers authentic Mexican food, nothing like that TEX-MEX kind of restaurant It has good service and great prices, the location is not the best in town but decent. Great margaritas too.

Thank Evia H
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good Mexican restaurant while staying at the casino and we happened to find this little bit of greatness. We ordered fajitas and they were on point. The queso was delish, as it is always iffy with queso I didn't know...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 23 October 2016

great staff, great choices, great food all at a great price! We started coming to Lake Charles a few years ago and found them on a google searc and once we tried it , we have been coming back ever since

Thank gflippo
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Do not let the building or location steer you away. It's an old Pizza Hut painted loudly. The chips, salsa and margaritas were barely ok. Margarita on the weak side. The chilli relleno was ok and the beef enchilada would've been better at Taco Bell....More

Thank Kittykatz65
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Went because it was close to the hotel and could walk back. (Always a good rationale for trying a restaurant.) It had outdoor seating and an extensive menu which was also a plus. Most items were typical fare but they had ceviche (shrimp) which was...More

Thank MnViking45
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I am a big beef fajita person. They were good. Had the chori queso and was good too. It had a lots of chorizo. And had onions tomato and peppers. Never had them like that before. Yum.

1  Thank Nevo R
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I'm originally from south Texas and grew up eating traditional Mexican and Tex Mex food. This tasted like authentic Mexican food. I got the tamales with cheese on top. Waitress called it white cheese, it's goat cheese and its light and delicious. The tamales were...More

1  Thank JLGlenn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2624 Highway 14 E, Lake Charles, LA 70607-7627
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-475-9022
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