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El Rio Verde

#11 of 1,052 Restaurants in Tulsa
#11 of 1,156 Places to Eat in Tulsa
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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

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  • 55
    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
Authentic and great price

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
SfomTulsa
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Tulsa, United States
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  • Families with children
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Tulsa, United States
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What I love most about El Rio Verde is the simplicity of the meals. It's a no frills presentation because the food speaks for itself. It's a little out of the way on a strange street just north and west of the on-ramp of I-244 and Utica, but once you find it you'll be hooked. People from all walks of... More 

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Skiatook, Oklahoma
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The decision to go here for lunch came after reading several reviews about how great this place is. The service was quick and attentive. The chips were too thick for me though as I prefer thinner chips. The salsa was very smooth and runny. I prefer it to have at least some substance to hold on to the chip but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

True Mexican cuisine, no tex-mex filler had the steak ranchero. Huge portion, great crunchy green peppers and soft tomatoes. Great flavor, beans were fresh and still intact. What a great surprise in Tulsa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We just had a late lunch while heading to the airport. Great guacamole and salsa. The el pastor and carnitas tacos were outstanding. Also a great cheese enchilada. We will be back next time we are in Tulsa.

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Additional Information about El Rio Verde

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

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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?