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El Tapatio

) #3 of 52 Restaurants in Gainesville $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1205 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240-2810
+1 940-668-0740
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
“crispy chips” (2 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1205 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240-2810
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This food is delicious all sorts of selections just waiting to flamingo across your taste buds. Bien

Thank Regina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch with 5 people. Salsa and chips were a little below average, very bland and tomatoe'y. Ordered the chipotle chicken which came with tortillas. This was very good and tasty. Came with rice and beans. Overall OK, but could be better. I...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I love coming here, even though we live 20 miles from here. This shows dedication to this restaurant. One of our favorite dish is the new Nachos Jalisco! It's so big that we share among us!! I promise you won't leave hungry!!

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here while on the way to Winstar after reading the reviews in TripAdvisor. We got fajitas for two and couldn't finish all of it. Food was really good and the service was even better. Would return if we're ever back in town. Pleasantly surprised....More

Thank FacedowninCabo
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We are locals and eat her about once a week. I'm a bit of a Mexican food connoisseur. If you love authentic Mexican food, then this is your place. Tex-mex is amazing as well! I have seriously never tried anything from here that I don't...More

Thank NHRDAFan!
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food. The service at both locations is good. The prices are good. I definitely recommend either location

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had dinner there food is fantastic and the service is great very nice Mexican food very friendly and fast service good value for money

Thank mel754
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Best in town! Everything I've ever tried was good. Fresh Hand made tortillas! You won't regret your visit!

Thank Derrell A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

went there to have lunch with my boyfriend. the food was really good. the service was good. over all great

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have not found a bad item on the menu. Friendly, fast service. Great values--daily specials. Dine in, take out, or catering available.

Thank Kristal Y
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Questions & Answers
JoEllen B
28 February 2017|
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Response from Kristal Y | Reviewed this property |
The only restaurant in Gainesville that has any type of outdoor seating(where dogs can be) is Sonic. There is also a food truck that is parked at the Farmers Market that offers outdoor dining. None of the restaurants to my... More
Mike M
28 August 2016|
Response from Deana N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the business but I eat there often enough. They are open until 9:30 Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 Friday and Saturday night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-668-0740
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