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El Rio Verde

#14 of 1,045 Restaurants in Tulsa
#15 of 1,149 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
Today
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 52
    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
Hidden gem

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Candice D
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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  • Families with children
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW 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 NEW

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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2 reviews
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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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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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Tulsa
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have been going to this hidden jewel for years. Consistently has good food and service. They are off the beaten path but consistently wins Best Mexican food in Tulsa.

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Texas
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I really had my expectations high from reading all the glowing reviews. I got the wet burrito as everyone raved about and it was just OK. The fajita meat was sparse and many pieces were tough and chewy and not much meat. The chorizo in my husbands was very bland and lacked flavor. The table sauce was just bad! No... More 

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Tulsa Oklahoma
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best Mexican food in tulsa. Very authentic. Great service. Not fancy. Good prices. Run by family consistent good quality

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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?