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El Vaquero

5020 W 6th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074-6702
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Ranked #18 of 117 restaurants in Stillwater
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 25, 2014
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61% Recommend
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Hands down this is the best Mexican food in Stillwater! Always hot and fresh and reasonably priced! They have the best salsa.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I wasn't going to review this place, but my wife was pretty emphatic that I do so! This was another family time so there were 13 of us. When we first walked in, it was so dirty and messy, I would have left if we were by ourselves, but we stayed. I understand a busy day in a restaurant, but... More

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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Although El Vaq is far on the outskirts of Stillwater, it is worth the drive for a solid Mexican dinner--far better than most of its competitors in town. The atmosphere is interesting as the insides of the building never seem to end; it's kind of like Doctor Who's TARDIS. Because of its size, I have never seen the place filled... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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102 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My wife and I ate dinner at El Vaquero. She had the seafood fajitas and I had the shrimp tacos. Both dinners were excellent and reasonably priced. Quantity and quality were excellent. Service was also very good. They had a $2 margarita special going on and the margaritas were very good. Definitely try El Vaquero; I will go back next... More

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Lucknow, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I recently visited this place with my Oklahoma State University colleagues. The ambience was good and service excellent. Menu card had a variety of choices for Mexican food and price affordable, Chips and salsa were just so tasty. We tried different dishes which satisfied our appetite. Service was fast and very friendly. Finally she helped us clicking some photographs also.

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Perry, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Friday night out, good food and very seldom a wait even at the busiest times. This place is huge! Macho mug of Dos Equis and a margarita for the wife. We usually split the fajitas for two, think its called the El Vaquero Especial, it has shrimp, chorizo, steak, and chicken. The chorizo gives it the extra flavor that we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Great food in Stillwater. Service was friendly but a little slow. Food was very good, large portions, overall great value. I'll be back for sure next time I visit Stillwater.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

About 25 of us celebrating a birthday. They gave us a room, let us decorate and kept the salsa chips and drinks flowing into the room. Food was hot fresh and delicious as usual. We try to stop in at least once whenever we are in Stillwater.

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42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We came here last week and had a great meal. The service was excellent and the food was great. Only come here if you're hungry as you can definitely keep going until you burst!!! They have an amazing salad bar and superb chips and they bring the meat to your table on skewers and you can just keep going for... More

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Love the decor. Love the food. Like the server. Take out the TVs. They detract from the overall experience by interfering with the wall murals and romantic conversation.

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