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    El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant (Jefferson Ave)

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    Location and hours

    900 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
    Sunday
    10:30 AM - 10:00 PMMenu
    Monday - Thursday
    10:30 AM - 10:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PMLunch Menu
    Friday
    10:30 AM - 10:30 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PMLunch Menu
    Saturday
    10:30 AM - 10:30 PMMenu
    $ • Mexican • Latin American • Vegetarian • Healthy

    900 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501 • More info


    • Appetizers

      • Frontera Sampler

        One quesadilla, nachos, and chicken flautas. Served with Bandera.
        $11.99
      • Tapatio Sampler

        Two mini-fried chimichangas (1 chicken and 1 beef) and 3 chicken taquitos. Served with Bandera and queso dip.
        $9.99
      • Queso Fundido

        Melted Mexican cheese with your choice of Mexican chorizo or mushrooms. Served with Bandera.
        $7.99
      • Tex Mex Potatoes

        French fries topped with queso fundido, chorizo sour cream, and jalapeno on the side.
        $7.99
      • Homemade Guacamole

        Made with fresh hass avocados.
        $6.25
      • Taquitos Dorados

        Three crispy chicken taquitos. Served with Bandera.
        $4.99
      • Queso Dip

        $5.99
      • Queso and Bean Dip

        $4.99
      • Tostada

        Beef or chicken and crispy corn tortilla topped with refried beans, lettuce, tomatoes, and fresh Mexican cheese.
        $3.00
    • Side Orders

      • Taco Mexicano

        $2.50
      • Mexican Rice

        $2.50
      • Refried Beans

        $2.50
      • Enchilada

        $2.50
      • Nopales

        $2.99
      • Chiles Tornados

        $1.99
      • Extra Chips

        $2.25
      • Shredded Cheese

        $1.50
      • Sour Cream

        $1.50
      • Fries

        $2.25
      • Pico de Gallo

        $1.75
      • Tamale

        $3.50
      • Guacamole (Small)

        $2.50
      • Aguacate

        $1.99
    • Extra Side Orders

      • Bandera

        $3.50
      • Only Quesadilla

        $7.99
      • Only Burrito

        $7.99
      • Shrimps (6 pcs)

        $7.99
      • Lettuce

        $0.75
      • Tomatoes

        $0.75
      • Fresh Cheese

        $2.50
      • Vegetables

        $2.99
      • Tortillas

        $1.25
      • Onions

        $1.99
      • Jalapeno

        $0.75
      • Chile Relleno

        $4.99
    • Nachos Tapatios

      • Chicken Nacho

        Topped with queso dip, refried beans, lettuce, jalapeno, and Bandera.
        $8.99
      • Beef Nacho

        Topped with queso dip, refried beans, lettuce, jalapeno, and Bandera.
        $8.99
      • Carnitas Nacho

        Topped with queso dip, refried beans, lettuce, jalapeno, and Bandera.
        $8.99
      • Texas Style Nacho

        Steak, grilled chicken, and shrimp. Topped with queso dip, refried beans, lettuce, jalapeno, and Bandera.
        $12.99
    • Soup and Salads

      • Sopa Azteca

        White meat chicken, Mexican rice, tortilla strips, cheese, avocado, and chipotle pepper.
        $5.99
      • Caldo de Res

        Beef and vegetable soup.
        $9.99
      • Tapatio Salad

        Lettuce, tomatoes, green pepper, onions, cucumbers, and avocado topped with grilled chicken or steak.
        $9.99
      • Cancun Salad

        Grilled fish or shrimp served over lettuce, tomatoes, green pepper, onions, avocado, and cucumbers.
        $9.99
      • Ensalada de la Casa

        Lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, onions, avocados, and cucumbers.
        $5.99
    • Specialties

      • Molcajete Tarasco

        Grilled chicken, shrimp, steak, and chorizo. Served in lava rock molcajete with onions, peppers, and nopal. Topped with melted cheese Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera on the side.
        $18.99
      • Fajitas Tapatias

        Steak, chicken, and shrimp.
        $15.99
      • Steak Only

        $14.99
      • Chicken Only

        $12.99
      • Arrachera

        Skirt steak served with grilled onions, nopal, Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $15.99
      • Carne Asada

        Thin flank steak served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $12.99
      • Steak and Shrimp

        Grilled ribeye and shrimp with onions and green pepper. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $21.99
      • Bistek a la Mexicana

        Thin cut steak sauteed with tomatoes, onions, and jalapeno. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $10.99
      • Steak Ranchero

        Ribeye steak topped with ranchero sauce served with a Mexican potato, vegetables, Mexican rice, and refried beans.
        $19.99
      • Steak Tapatio

        Ribeye steak topped with nopal, onions, tomatoes, mushroom, and cheese. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and guacamole.
        $20.99
      • Carnitas

        Michoacán style marinated pork carnitas served with grilled onions, jalapeños, Mexican rice refried beans, and Bandera.
        $11.99
      • Pollo al Chipotle

        Grilled chicken breast topped with ham, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, chipotle pepper, and cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $12.99
      • Mole Con Pollo

        Chicken breast covered in mole sauce served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $11.99
      • Pollo Tapatio

        Grilled chicken breast topped in onions and peppers. Served with Mexican rice, and vegetables.
        $10.99
      • Bistek Encebollado

        Thin flank steak topped with grilled onions, served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $11.99
      • Castilla's de Res

        Grilled beef ribs served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $14.99
      • Alambre

        Steak, chorizo, chicken, pork, and ham with a mix of onions, peppers, and topped with queso fundido. Served with Mexican rice and beans.
        $12.99
    • Seafood (Marsico's)

      • Cocktel de Camaron

        Mexican style shrimp cocktail served in our special sauce with onions, cilantro, and fresh avocado.
        $14.99
      • Camarones al Ajillo

        Shrimp in garlic sauce, served with Mexican rice, vegetables, and salad.
        $13.99
      • Camarones a la Diablo

        Shrimp with chipotle sauce, served with Mexican rice, vegetable, and salad.
        $14.99
      • Empanizado

        $10.99
      • Grilled

        $10.99
      • Empapelado

        $12.99
      • Ceviche

        Fish marinated in citrus juice, tomatoes, cilantro, onions, and avocado.
        $10.99
      • Camarones al Queso

        Served with Mexican rice, cucumbers, and vegetables.
        $16.99
      • Fajitas de Camarones

        Shrimps fajitas with onions and bell peppers, served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $16.99
    • Mexican Dinners

      • Quesadilla

        Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $10.99
      • Enchiladas

        Four enchiladas green or red topped with cheese and sour cream served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $9.99
      • Chimichanga

        A fried burrito topped with queso dip, served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $10.99
      • Burrito Ranchero

        Stuffed with grilled onions and peppers, topped with queso dip. Served with Bandera.
        $9.99
      • Burrito Supreme

        Topped with red sauce, lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, and tomatoes.
        $9.99
      • Dos Amigos

        1 burrito and 1 enchilada topped with lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, and tomatoes.
        $9.99
      • Chilaquiles

        Choice of red or green sauce, topped with beef or chicken, sour cream, and fresh Mexican cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $9.99
      • Tamales Pork

        Three homemade tamales, topped in sauce and cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $10.99
      • Tamales Chicken

        Three homemade tamales, topped in sauce and cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $10.99
      • Flautas Mexicana's

        Five chicken flautas topped with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $9.99
    • Antojitos Tapatios

      • Burrito Real

        Flour tortilla stuffed with Mexican rice and refried beans, topped with red sauce and queso dip. Served with Bandera. Choices: carne asada, chorizo, carnitas, lengua, pollo, and al pastor.
        $10.99
      • Tacos

        Three Mexican tacos, topped with cilantro and onions. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans. Choices: carne asada, chorizo, carnitas, lengua, pollo, and al pastor.
        $9.99
      • Torta

        Mexican sandwich with lettuce, onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, mayonnaise, cheese, and avocado. Choices: carne asada, chorizo, carnitas, lengua, pollo, and al pastor.
        $8.99
      • Gordita

        Homemade thick corn tortilla stuffed with refried beans, avocado, and cheese. Choices: carne asada, chorizo, carnitas, lengua, pollo, and al pastor.
        $6.99
      • Sope

        Homemade tortilla shell topped with refried beans lettuce tomatoes sour cream and cheese. Choices: carne asada, chorizo, carnitas, lengua, pollo, and al pastor.
        $7.99
      • Huarache

        Sandal shaped homemade tortilla topped with refried beans, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, sour cream, and cheese. Choices: carne asada, chorizo, carnitas, lengua, pollo, and al pastor.
        $11.99
    • Create Your Own Combo

      • Pick Two

        Beef, pork, or chicken tostada, taco, enchilada, burrito, or tamale. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $8.99
      • Pick Three

        Beef, pork, or chicken tostada, taco, enchilada, burrito, or tamale. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $10.99
    • Vegetarian

      • Chile Relleno

        One poblano pepper stuffed in Mexican cheese, cover with our special sauce. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $8.99
      • Quesadilla

        Grilled broccoli, squash, cauliflower, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $7.99
      • Fajitas

        Grilled broccoli, squash, cauliflower, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $9.99
    • Margaritas

      • Margarita Tapatio Blue (Jose Cuervo 16 oz)

        $9.99
      • Margarita Tapatio 1800

        $9.99
      • Casa Noble Reposado (Ultimate Tapatio)

        $19.00
    • Mains

      • Burrito Ranchero

        Stuffed with onions and peppers, topped with queso dip. Served with Bandera.
        $7.99
      • Quesadilla

        Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $8.99
      • Chimichanga

        Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $8.99
      • Enchiladas Rancheras

        Two cheese enchiladas topped with grilled onions and peppers. Served with Bandera.
        $7.99
      • Burrito Supreme

        Topped with red sauce, lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, and tomatoes.
        $7.99
      • Dos Amigos

        1 burrito and 1 enchilada, topped with lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, and tomatoes.
        $7.99
      • Taco Salad

        Lettuce, refried beans, queso dip, and Bandera.
        $7.99
      • Huevos Rancheros

        2 eggs topped with red sauce, served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $6.99
      • Huevos Con Chorizo

        2 scrambled eggs with Mexican chorizo, served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $8.99
      • Huevos Montados

        2 eggs over thin flank steak, served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $12.99
      • Speedy Gonzales

        1 taco and 1 enchilada, served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
        $6.99
      • Lunch Fajitas

        Lunch portion of fajitas served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $9.99
      • Quesadilla Cancun

        Shrimp quesadilla stuffed with onions and peppers served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and Bandera.
        $9.99
      • Combo Tapatio

        Chicken soup, chicken taquitos, and tostada.
        $8.99