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El Vaquero Authentic Mexican

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925 Highway 4, Arnold, CA
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
El Vaquero

Great food, menu includes standards like chile verde and plenty of it, good friendly service. A place where friends meet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Greg A
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Arnold, California
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Castro Valley, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

El Vaquero has terrific, authentic Mexican food. I have eaten here about 5 times now and the food has always been extremely tasty and served hot! A great place to eat.

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Arnold, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

WE love the prawns... on appetizer list.. I ordered the large.. dozen.. great for a full dinner.. my husband loves the chicken enchiladas.. we go at least once a month! great variety.. great for family with kids.. inside and outdoor seating..

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Arnold, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food, menu includes standards like chile verde and plenty of it, good friendly service. A place where friends meet.

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Arnold, California
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a fine place for Mexican dining, great food and service. Warm weather us the best, as their deck is a great place to relax.

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Arnold, California
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the only Mexican restaurant in Arnold, and I would say it's as good as many other decent Mexican restaurants. The food tastes Mexican and it's well prepared and fresh. It has about the same menu as your typical suburban Mexican restaurant. We tend to go there for lunch, which is a good deal, and the choices are fine.... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a typical local Mexican food restaurant, it is good and friendly. Price is okay and food is of good quality. Only place open on Monday nights.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love Mexican food and try to sample it everywhere I go, this restaurant blew me away for the quality of the food. I had something with shrimp and the way they prepared it was traditional and super tasty. I'll be looking to go again when in the area.

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Arnold, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is a hard to find location unless you are looking for it. Good food and good service. Prices are a little higher than some places.

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Arnold, California
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We live in Arnold and enjoy eating at Los Vaqueros. Food is plentiful and I especially like their Chicken Mole!

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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Around the holidays it isn't easy to find a place open, but El Vaquero is open. We had the fajitas recommended but stuck with enchiladas. The green sauce on my enchilada was very good. They have a nice variety of meats for all items and the chili verde went well on a tostada.

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Address: 925 Highway 4, Arnold, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arnold
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 925 Highway 4, Arnold, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arnold

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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