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El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant

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2330 S Range Line Rd, Ste C, Joplin, MO 64804-3267
417-782-2525
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meals

I've had the opportunity to dine there a number of times,each visit was really good,The food was excellent,service was fast and friendly and the restaurant was clean and decorated very festive.It would be a great place for a first date or to take the kids.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
tim b
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Ballwin, Missouri
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Huntington Beach, California
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217 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here with business associates while in town! This food is so good! So much so that last week when I was back in town, we went again! Really awesome atmosphere inside! Lots of chips & great salsa! You get your food quick & it IS piping HOT!!! WOW is it ever GOOD!!! They wait on you excellently!!! I haven't... More 

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Southwest Missouri
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150 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Typical menu, typical fare. Nothing special; nothing bad. There are at least three Mexican restaurants in Joplin I prefer.

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Thank 68amx
Derby, K
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Our family stopped for lunch based on positive reviews on Trip Advisor. The food was awful and they used cheap ingredients. The ground beef had an off taste and my son-in-law got violently ill after eating a burrito containing it. The food was far from being authentic and all dishes appeared to come from a can. We highly discourage eating... More 

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1 Thank gcd1937
Wichita, Kansas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The food was bland & tasteless. I asked for red sauce on my burrito & enchilada and they drowned it! The meat was so odd tasting that my 8 yr old even commented on it. Out of my family of four, none of us ate much. I have no idea why others raved about it.

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2 Thank lilhotmama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Probably the best service I have ever experienced at a Mexican food restaurant. Has a Vallarta southern pacific look and the food has the taste from this region of Mexico. The cost was also very reasonable. Well done!

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1 Thank mpowell54
Daegu, South Korea
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Went here after Casa Montez was late opening. I arrived at about 6 minutes after they were scheduled to open at 11am and they already had about 8 customers seated and chips, salsa, water and even some beverages served. I was seated immediately, provided chips, salsa, water and then my order was taken, very fast service. Myfood came quickly and... More 

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Thank JustvisitinK
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

The guys were really nice and took great care of us. Delicious margaritas. Very clean and nice inside. Unlike the place next door!

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Thank Mandy S
Monett, Missouri
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

They try too hard to be cool. Pasty artwork and décor, and the food was just boring. Service was fast, place is clean.

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Thank Candyman5000
Joplin, Missouri
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I had the chicken fajitas and they did not taste to good, they did not taste fresh and the salsa is bland with cold chips I will never go back ...go down the road to Casa montez or across town to dell rio

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Thank Hillbilly81
Ballwin, Missouri
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I've had the opportunity to dine there a number of times,each visit was really good,The food was excellent,service was fast and friendly and the restaurant was clean and decorated very festive.It would be a great place for a first date or to take the kids.

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Thank tim b

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2330 S Range Line Rd, Ste C, Joplin, MO 64804-3267
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: 417-782-2525

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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