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El Tapatio

725 E Gibbs Ave, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-1641
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“bean dip” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
725 E Gibbs Ave, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-1641
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive menu. Great decor and atmosphere.Great service. Eaten here many times. Never been disappointed.

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were very happy with the food and service at El Tapatio in Cottage Grove, OR. We always ask the locals where they go to eat in town and El Tapitio was recommended to us. The margaritas were very good and the food was also...More

Thank Jerry U
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

AMAZING food, outstanding service, phenomenal value. Our server, Pablo, was one of the best waiters we've ever had. We were greeted with chips and salsa the instant we sat down. The guacamole was made fresh at our table and tasted delicious. Great margaritas. Wonderful fresh...More

Thank ellsbeautybuzz
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Tortilla Soup is outstanding! The guacamole, prepared table side, is a must. This is a great family restaurant.

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My husband and I were amazed to find this wonderful restaurant in Cottage Grove. It was so fabulous we stood there on our way back from Portland to California. Food was excellent, restaurant immaculately clean and service very proficient!

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Clean, friendly, reasonable price and best of all great food. We took some friends to eat here that had recently moved from Oklahoma. They said it was the best Mexican food they had found since moving and they tried many places.

Thank palapas_rule
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Every time we go here it is always excellent food and service we go here after the play for a dinner out

Thank dragonbigrig
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Heading down Interstate 5 from Salem to Sacramento and lunch time came near the Cottage Grove Exit. It’s a short hop into town that we’ve made several times so we knew the on/off would be painless and we had already had a good experience at...More

Thank WilsyPV
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My wife LOVES Mexican food and often suggests this place for eating out. I have tried something from every section of their large menu and there hasn't been anything that wasn't acceptable. We always leave very full and the staff is always very friendly. I...More

Thank Blong83
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Last minute decision for dinner when first place did not pan out. I was surprised at how busy it was, how bright the space is, and how clean. Often restaurants do not dust well, but no cobwebs could be seen! Food was goo and reasonably...More

Thank Cheryl E
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.38 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 E Gibbs Ave, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-1641
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cottage Grove
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This is a relatively new restaurant that is part of a small family chain of restaurants on the West Coast of the U.S.
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