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El Tapatio

1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
+1 970-245-6479
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“mexican food” (22 reviews)
“cabbage salsa” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

When I arrived at my hotel in Grand Junction, I asked the front desk clerk about the Mexican place across the street. She said it was fast food Mexican and recommended that I go down the street to El Tapatio. I would have been better...More

Thank Gerald F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were coming back fro the Black Canyon and looked for food and stopped there... Nice staff (especially the waiter who also works in the motel we stayed in ;-) and good food... OK, this is not Top Chef, but for Mexican Food -- we...More

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We have been enjoying El Tahitio since they first opened - 15+ years. Staff is always pleasant, good variety of dishes and good service.

Thank Kelley B
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Third time to this restaurant in the past couple of years. Food is predictably tasty and fresh. Staff is friendly and helpful. Will be back.

Thank Josteuno
Reviewed 19 June 2018

the food is good. great salsa and cabbage salsa. Not much for wine, good beer and marigratis. Easy to get there just off I70 in Fruita

Thank Imogene Yates A
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Good food. Quite a variety on the menu. Has a casual atmosphere. Friendly staff. Good for date night or families. An enjoyable time.

Thank Natali4
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We used to eat here a lot. They were overpriced, but I enjoyed their bloody marys. We went there for happy hour last week and the guy was very nice (what I assumed was the manager). We asked what their deal for happy hour was...More

Thank sophiaray29
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Just ordered take out and ordered chicken suiza. Got home and they gave me chicken mole. How can that be confused? And I HATE mole. Didn’t answer when I tried calling back either. Will never go back there again.

Thank Eliscia S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Just moved to Grand Junction and in search of a Mexican go-to restaurant I tried El Tapatio on North and found it pretty good. The next week I took my wife and father-in-law to get their approval. My relleno and enchilada were fine and my...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This place has it all and it's authentic. Practice your Spanish with the wait staff while you wait for the best carne asada you can find in Colorado. Check out the camarones a la diabla as well.

Thank AlexG157
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3142
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 970-245-6479
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