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El Rio Verde

38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
918-592-2555
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Ranked #31 of 1,095 Restaurants in Tulsa
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I read the reviews I talked with co-workers and everyone was claiming how good this place was. I guess I was expecting knock your socks off food and all I got was a burrito I wouldn't mind eating again. The salsa yes it was free but it was bad. I had the wet burrito and while it was good and... More

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Sapulpa, Oklahoma
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The place was busy and full of mostly Mexicans so naturally you think you've found a find. The food is wholesome but really ho-hum. We had tacos and enchiladas with rice and beans. The tacos were very good but the rest was average at best. Cheese on top of enchiladas was toasted which I've never seen before and they also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

My family loves this place! My 10 yr old love the enchilladas and my husband loves the tacos! Theres not a lot of room inside, but it is utterly delicious, and it doesnt taste like it was frozen or microwaved!

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Austin, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

El Rio Verde is worth finding. It's true you can't judge a book by the cover and neither should one judge the food inside by the building. I've added a picture of the outside front just so you know what to expect. Inside El Rio is very clean, has friendly staff, and wonderful authentic food. I'll be back on every... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My good friend Jason had time to share lunch with me today. We met and he took us to El Rio Verde. I had heard about this place but did not realize it was out of the way realitive to its actual possitioning in Tulsa. AWESOME food. Fast service. Good prices. My lingua wet burrito was the bomb, (great). I... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Don't let the location or the building throw you. The parking lot tells the story. We had to sit at the counter but that was fine. The signature dish, the wet burrito, is a generous portion. The carne asada quesadilla is very good as well. The chips were pretty ordinary but the salsa, queso and guacamole were all appealing. The... More

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

El Rio Verde is a small authentic Mexican restaurant in North Central Tulsa. Although it's a little out of the way, it's well worth the search (or Google search) for your dinner. They serve breakfast lunch and dinner, with charming tables and booths counter service. The waitresses and staff are polite and helpful. Most of the menu is in Spanish... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have been to many Mexican restaurants in Tulsa and El Rio Verde is absolutely the Best in town. Their Wet Fajita Burrito is my favorite as well as the Fish tacos. Totally authentic and the value is fantastic. It is so good that we never mind waiting for a table either because their food is very worth waiting for!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I guess I prefer Tex-Mex, but I've eaten here several times with friends and I just can't get into the food. The restaurant is clean and the service is very good, but I've not yet discovered anything on their menu that I truly like. I don't understand the outstanding ratings, but I think it is just a matter of taste.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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77 reviews 77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

A few coworkers and I come to El Rio Verde on almost a weekly basis. We love the authentic Mexican food and the atmosphere. The restaurant may not look like much from the outside, and it’s somewhat small on the inside, but the food is really good, and a close place to go if you work downtown. If you do... More

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