200 Years of Independence


Every 16th of September is the Mexican Fiesta par excellence, Grito de Independencia! On this day, Mexicans all over the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule.

2010 was the year of the Bicentennial Celebrations in Mexico. Mexico commemorated 200 years of Independence and 100 years of its Revolution that began in 1910 and toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz.

For those of you that have been celebrating on May 5 (Cinco de Mayo), that's okay! You can celebrate twice!

What does EL TAPATIO mean?


Locals from the city of Guadalajara (Mexico's second largest city) and throughout the state of Jalisco are often referred to as 'tapatios' and have contributed greatly to the country's lifestyle and culture. In fact, the region is responsible for the arrival of tequila, traditional mariachi music, and even the country's iconic sombrero hat.

Create a Memory

Joining with friends and family for a meal builds relationships and creates lasting memories.


We invite you to join us for authentic Mexican food that can make any meal a special event. It’s something your whole family will look forward to.

Share a Memory

Share an image of your memory at El Tapatio!

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