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Murillo's Restaurants

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1591 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688-3017
(707) 447-3704
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican Food!

As fresh as you can get them tortilla chips served with mild and hot sauce that are delicious. The menu choices are standard for Mexican restaurants and I have tried most through the years and never been disappointed. What a surprise on my last visit, they got their liquor license and now offer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Fairfield
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

As fresh as you can get them tortilla chips served with mild and hot sauce that are delicious. The menu choices are standard for Mexican restaurants and I have tried most through the years and never been disappointed. What a surprise on my last visit, they got their liquor license and now offer margaritas! The server apologized because they were... More 

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Vacaville, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

After hearing all the Vacaville natives talk about this place, I was so disappointed with the food. Food was bland and quite frankly looked really blah and uninviting. Had the most expensive margarita ever! Really, price was ridiculous! Their salsa was pretty good. Atmosphere....there wa none. This was the Murrilla's on East Monte Vista Avenue.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Traveling through from Sacramento and decided to revisit from three years ago. Extremely disappointed and here's why - Iced tea without the ice and no refills. Salsa tastes like watered down tomato sauce. The refried beans are so watered down they can be poured off your plate. Flavorless meat-no matter if its chicken or beef it tastes like it's been... More 

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Vacaville, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The place is clean and the food is good some days the food is better then other days, prices are not bad I go to about once every 60 days been eating there for at least 5 to 6 years

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Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If you like Mexican food, you must try this restaurant in Vacaville. I have dined here multiple times and each time the food was consistent. I look forward to returning again and again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've been going to Murillo's since 1970, when I was in high school. Now my husband and I meet our friends there every other Tuesday for senior night and we love it. My favorite is the chicken Paco special, yummy yummy yummy!

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Reno, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

great mexican food and the marguritas are pretty tasty too food is reasonably priced great access to freewy

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

While visiting the town and going out and about I decided to stop in for a bite to eat. I was pleasantly surprised. The wait to be seated took a little longer than I wanted but that only means this place is awesome and the hometown folks know good food. I ordered the chicken salad and enjoyed the fact that... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Now the Waitress was very nice, and the service expedient.. But we had to HUNT for any meat on two of our plates (EXTREMELY cheap on the meat), and all four of us found the food to be VERY disappointing, boring, uninspired and OVERPRICED!

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Truckee, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I started dining at Murillo's when they only had one tiny restaurant In Vacaville. It was recommended to me and I was shocked to see people stretched all the way down the block, waiting for a table in the tiny restaurant. Since then, they have expanded and have a beautiful restaurant with extremely easy access of I-80. My children were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1591 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688-3017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: (707) 447-3704

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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