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770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-3545
+1 847-956-9411
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 10:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rogers, Arkansas
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, but more than that it's kind of like a cheers of Mexican food! It was a fun atmosphere. I loved it! It was too cold to go out on the outdoor patio, but if I lived there, I would frequent often!

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Thank ChristyAnderson
Batavia, Illinois
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156 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because of moving away from the area we had not been there in quite some time. Decided to make the long ride over and it was well worth it. We were greeted at the door with an abundance of friendliness and smiles. Of course had the margaritas which were quite tasty followed by the mini tamal verde appetizer, chiles rellenos... More 

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Thank kniden
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have a few Mexican restaurants in Elk Grove, but this one is our favorite! The food is very authentic. If you are a vegetarian, the Cream of Cilantro Soup and spinach enchiladas are great choices, but if that is what you are wanting to try, call ahead, as they are not always on the menu. On Friday and Saturday,... More 

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Thank Katie N
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I first experienced eating a chimichanga at this restaurant. I was age 10 and my aunt recommended it and I was hooked. I almost always get a chimichanga whenever visiting this restaurant and I have still not been disappointed. Nice family owned restaurant. I also recommend their food: Tapalpa rolls, quesadillas with steak in them, and Fajitas. I'm sure they... More 

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Thank Christina R
Illinois
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132 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good food, but definitely on the pricey side, and a lot to spend for lunch. It's nice to be able to sit outdoors in nice weather, though.

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Thank sellacct
Medinah, Illinois
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Overall, it was decent but not delicious. Hard to find great food. We did eat it all. I also thought it was pricey for the type and quality of food. In fact, this would be the main reason for not returning. Price versus quality ratio is not there. It was quite busy. As far as the best Mexican food in... More 

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Thank steve s
East Coast
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I love this restaurant. You walk through the door and you could be right outside Guadalajara. Bright colors and decorations. Pictures of what looks like decades of customers. Well lit space with a nicely divided area. We couldn't eat outside because of the weather, but I'll try it next time - and there will be a next time! At lunch... More 

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Thank tako65
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I liked the old owners as they were very friendly and it was a couple. The food is still good however. Prices have gone up here as everywhere. It's less expensive than other Mexican restaurant in "Elk Grove.

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Thank Carlene H
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Tapalpa is a family owned and run restaurant, and they make you feel like family when you are there. I especially like the things that are unique to this restaurant - my favorite is the Pollo Relleno. They have all the classics as well. Great margaritas, and a street taco special you can't beat. The service is swift and friendly.... More 

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Thank Sunengine
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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195 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We went with my daughter who wanted tacos. I ordered her a ground beef taco. Only Cheese and Meat. (This really isn't that odd for a kid). Of course, it came out with lettuce. The waitress gladly took it back to replace it. Only it wasn't a replacement. The lettuce was simply wiped off. My daughter took a bite and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 10:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 770 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-3545
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elk Grove Village
  • Phone Number: +1 847-956-9411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?