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El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
+1 401-295-2280
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I recently revisited this Mexican restaurant , as it's been getting a lot of buzz in the foodie community. Drive by and the parking lot indicates that as well. Well worth your visit.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably priced, delicious food, spacious atmosphere, friendly service. It's definitely more authentic than what you'd normally find.

Thank Bethany P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is not too big, but big enough. Its not fancy. You can go there casual. The area is nice and there is a lot to park in. The waitstaff is top notch. Everyone is friendly. The food is excellent. The portions are huge....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been eating here for years, and visit probably a half dozen times each year, despite that it's a bit of a drive. The food is always fresh delicious and hot. Tonight I varied from my usual and tried a combo that included a roast...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I reviewed this restaurant over 6 years ago and rated it excellent. In 6 years time, we have been here dozens of times more and nothing has changed. The food (taste, quality, and servings), staff and service, and prices are still excellent! Highly recommended. Love...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Rhode Island isn't known for its Mexican fare. We stumbled across this unassuming restaurant in an out-of-the-way setting that probably most people pass by without even noticing. We are from California, and the food here is as good as what you might find out there....More

1  Thank HasbroDoc
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nice people. Good but unimaginative fast food. They never have any specials or features on the menu. List of spirits is limited to the usual suspects and the bartenders don't seem to know much about them. We're lucky to have a Mexican restaurant here but...More

Thank HappyWanderer1492
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We keep returning to El Tapatio for fresh tasty food in a cheerful fun environment. Not pricey, family friendly, groups, too.

Thank Thor J
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Love the food . Just as good as found in Arz. The service is good . Even better yet the price is reasonable.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cinco de mayo means Mexican food and drink. El Tapatio delivers every day of the year. Friendly staff, great food, lively atmosphere. Chips and salsa aplenty.Great variety of drinks and beer. Pacifico on draft is a favorite. Great pina colada. We always have steak fajitas...More

1  Thank RhodyRick2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8220 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-4302
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-295-2280
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