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El Tapatio Mexican Grill and Bar - CLOSED

615 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606-2557
+1 757-310-6853
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
8 Nov 2015
“Closed now”
27 Oct 2015
“Good, not Great = Average”
Restaurant Hours Closed
615 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606-2557
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

The huge menu had something for everyone and made deciding on just one thing impossible. The staff was friendly. There was a full bar. It and Salsa's were closed the same day - but Salsa's reopened, so I'm going to guess a health inspection.

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The food is good, not great. the prices I think for Mexican were a little high, but everything around here is expensive. The guacomole was good and fresh made but very expensive. The margarita was not good at all, it had a strange flavor and...More

Thank RunnerWes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Your typical TexMex place that are dime a dozen around the area. Service is prompt and the food is adequate. There's just nothing fancy or special about this place, and there is nothing wrong with that.

Thank DrChai
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Really disappointed... this place was great when it first opened! I had two bad experiences with take-out lunch there at the end of last year - food took 45-60 minutes (despite being told 10-15 on the phone), everything was thrown into the container in a...More

Thank ThatCatzMEOW
Reviewed 1 February 2015

It is difficult to find delicious soft tacos in Hampton Roads. I have been to El Tapatios 6-8 times for dinner, and I have alway been please with their soft tacos. The other item I have tried is their table side guacamole, and it was...More

Thank C W
Reviewed 9 January 2015

It almost seems as if they don't want to be bothered serving you. We had to look for our server several time to get refills. Food is average.

Thank VIadict
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I love Mexican queso and salsa and usually go to get a to go order. The first time I visited El Tapatio I was excited because they had good prices I spent half on chips queso and salsa than what I did at Plaza Azteca....More

1  Thank Jessicawh22
Reviewed 17 August 2014

First of all, they let our dogs on the patio so that always makes me happy. Then, the service was excellent and my cabo enchilada (shrimp and crab) was fantastic! One of the best seafood enchiladas I've had. My hubby had the taquitos and said...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We saw a nice looking Mexican food restaurant and pulled. My daughter-in-law asked for an area away from other diners because we had 2 year old twins. We were actually given a small room. Wonderful start we thought. An hour later we still were not...More

Thank Rich41
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I am here at least twice a week. This is very much a family restaurant. Two, sometimes three generations of waiters and staff. They have given me a nickname, Panchito, because of my distinctive moustache. I like being part of the family. The food is...More

Thank Guy H
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606-2557
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-310-6853
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