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El Vaquero

5020 W 6th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074-6702
405-377-8476
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Ranked #25 of 117 Restaurants in Stillwater
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 17, 2014
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61% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food here is nowhere near the quality of the decor and atmosphere. Last time my wife or I had dined there it was called "Bobo's". That's why we were disappointed this visit. Most of the food/sauces seemed like they were out of a can/jar. The enchiladas didn't look like the cook cared about making good food. Great building, poor... More

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went with a group and they were fast and efficient! The food was delicious! I would recommend to anyone.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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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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107 reviews 107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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141 reviews 141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Reno
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127 reviews 127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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