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El Tapatio

1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
+1 252-985-0027
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“chori pollo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1296 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Mexican food in Rocky Mount, My wife and I have date night there on Fridays. Food is always fresh and Fast. The staff is friendly and the take care of the customer.

Thank W4430RMdavidc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best made at your table guacamole! The chicken tacos were authentic with soft corn tortillas. Very fresh.

Thank jrrctolson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulling into the parking lot, I thought “this place is busy. Lunch won’t be quick.” It was, though, but also authentic, just right spicy and priced right, too. The smiling server was a bonus. Go there. You'll like it, too.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

In town for the weekend - Glad we found this place. Very busy (but a good sign) We were seated right away. All the staff we met were cheerful and friendly. Drinks were quick and cold and the food was hot and equally fast. Enjoyed...More

Thank Montvue
Reviewed 11 October 2017

"Just" a Tex-Mex place, nothing exotic, but very tasty, efficient service, excellent value. Recommended.

Thank InformedTraveller
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Family owned and operated since at least 1990, consistently delicious and enjoyable experience. The staff is very attentive, the service is prompt, and the food is always fresh.

Thank resteve62
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Use to go to 'El Tap' years ago when it was one of only two Mexican restaurants in town. In the last few years, however, Rocky Mount has had an explosion of top notch Mexican competitors, all which I have reviewed. So it seems El...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Eat inside or out on the patio. I like enchiladas but friends chose - and raved over - the chile relleno. Dinner starts with big baskets of tortilla chips and salsa.

Thank David R
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I love a good Mexican restaurant, and this is it! It's not "American-Mexican", it's truly Mexican food and flavors. I love their fajitas, and their tacos, (and burritos and enchiladas to name a few)! Also great margaritas!

Thank Kree8vkin
Reviewed 25 May 2017 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.

Thank jerobemd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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