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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
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Consistent

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
dhouk54
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

that was the most discusting mexican food i ever had, i ordered some fajitas and all i got was raw meat. dont go there.

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Colorado Springs, CO
Top Contributor
387 reviews 387 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
885 helpful votes 885 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

When we entered the restaurant, the first thing we noticed was the overwhelming smell of sewage! Luckily, we requested a table in the far back of the restaurant away from the entrance. The dishes we were served on were dirty, the food was very plain, and our server was only seen twice during our visit. Overall the place was unclean.... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stopped in for a quick lunch before I had an afternoon dentist appointment. I ordered the lunch fajitas and a tequila to calm my nerves about going to the dentist. I waited and waited and finally told the waitress I had to be somewhere, so could I please just get my food as take out? She apologized, quickly prepared... More 

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grapevine, texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

First time to eat here. Food was served quickly by a nice server and was delicious. Had lunch fajitas which were really good and yummy carne asada. Must try the queso (it was recommended to us), it is great! Definitely will be back.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We eat here every time we are in Stillwater. Food was fresh and hot. Service was great. We prefer to eat in the bar area. Service seems to be a little better back there.

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

My husband and I go to this restaurant frequently. The food is delicious, especially the salsa and queso. The service is great and the staff is very friendly.

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our food was cold and the service was slow. Not a place I want to go back to. This was my second visit and I'm still not impressed.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?