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El Rio Verde

#7 of 1,058 Restaurants in Tulsa
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican
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38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
918-592-2555
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8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Mexican I found so far

I've been a lot around the world and haven't found a better mexican restaurant so far, great food and typical atmosphere, also the prices are surprisingly low, I'd suggest to anyone around Tulsa to stop by and try for themselves

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I've been a lot around the world and haven't found a better mexican restaurant so far, great food and typical atmosphere, also the prices are surprisingly low, I'd suggest to anyone around Tulsa to stop by and try for themselves

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is the place for you! I dunno how to describe it, it's not like typical TexMex food, it's just good. It's in a sketchy part of town, but I'd recommend a trip!

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San Marcos, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Another place you won't find by accident, but well worth the try. It's just off 244, but it's not on one of the major thouroughfares in the city. I located it simply because it was, at the time of my search, the #12 ranked restaurant in the city Instead I just decided to try the menudo. In south Texas, where... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

You can have some great food here. The wet burritos are one of my favs. I always enjoy any item I order there! Its also an experience! Enjoy this gem in Tulsa.

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Tulsa, United States
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The wet burrito with shredded beef is to die for, and the guacamole is just right and delicious. You can't beat the price either. The parking lot is gravel, and there is plenty of street parking. I could become a regular.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This place is definitely a hidden gem. We went there based on a recommendation from a co-worker. I only order the wet burrito, but it is also excellent and the price is great!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This unassuming restaurant has delicious food and the prices are very reasonable. They also serve about 6 brands of bottled beer. One of us ate carnitas tacos and the other a vegetarian fajitas salad (a custom order)- excellent all around!

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Amazing Mexican food and super Affordable prices! Great service and fabulous flavors! I'm glad we found this place and highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wet burrito is awesome. Don't let the outside looks and location fool you. Ate here for lunch and the restaurant was full of business groups. Services was excellent and will be going again soon.

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Tulsa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Best deal in Tulsa. Food was Excellent, Kind of a hole in the wall, not the best neighborhood. You have to wait in line to be seated, In this neighborhood that should tell you something.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: 918-592-2555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?