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El Vaquero

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5020 W 6th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074-6702
405-377-8476
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Plain, Average Mexican

Went out with family, 5 dinners for $53. Plain, average food. Restaurant was clean, waitress was good. Very roomy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
SuzieW2
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Geismar, Louisiana
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Jemez Pueblo NM
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went here for dinner on a Friday evening. There was a very short wait for a table and our waiter appeared quickly taking our drink order. Chips and salsa came quickly. The salsa was good but a bit on the watery side-- I prefer chunky salsa myself. We ordered a taco salad and quesadilla and both dishes were served... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Visiting local shops, Stillwater is a college town so we asked someone local for a good restaurant. I don't think she knows the meaning of a good restaurant, so we ended up at El Vequero (the local college team names are the Cowboys, thus "The Cowboy" for a name). We entered through heavily grated doors onto a terrace with stairs... More 

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Geismar, Louisiana
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Went out with family, 5 dinners for $53. Plain, average food. Restaurant was clean, waitress was good. Very roomy.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

I got an enchilada which I like to get a la carte. It was very good. Chips and salsa are excellent. Even though I did not get the taco salad this time, it is the best taco salad ever. I would recommend highly Servers are nice and even though it is a fairly large restaurant, rarely do you ever wait... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

I used to work there, most of food is pre cook. I saw roaches in the kitchen , the cooks dont use gloves to prepare the food. Trust me , you dont want to eat there.

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Rogers, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were here for lunch as part of a weekend celebration with an organization of OSU students. It was a large group so our experience may not be indicative of what you can expect as a couple or foursome. We waited 1/2 hour before our orders were taken, then over another hour before any food arrived. Our dishes were lukewarm... More 

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Pantego, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

For Greek Discovery Day 2015 at OSU, 10 of us made the trek from Texas. It was my recommendation for us to meet up at El Vaquero for dinner. The other parents and kids had never been before. This was our 6th time since last fall (having attended other OSU events, it is our favorite place to eat dinner). I... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visit El Vaquero at lunch time or late afternoon. The food has always been consistently good. It compares to other restaurants in Tulsa and OKC. I would advise not to get the taco salad. I have tried it as take out and at the restaurant and it was too watery where the meat sits in the shell. We have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The food was cold and uncooked. The restaurant was dirty and smelled like sewage. The waitress couldn't understand my English. In conclusion, this place is no Bueno!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I wanted to eat mexican food but that was the most horrible food i ever had.im never going back! I was very disappointed

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Additional Information about El Vaquero

Address: 5020 W 6th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074-6702
Phone Number: 405-377-8476
Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Stillwater
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5020 W 6th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: 405-377-8476

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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