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38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
918-592-2555
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Ranked #18 of 1,120 Restaurants in Tulsa
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere here is super fun and the food is amazing. It's cheap and low key, everyone we interacted with was very friendly. I would definitely come back

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Love their "wet" burrito - lots of different meats available. Service is fast and friendly, even during lunch. Limited seating, but even at lunch the tables move relatively quickly.

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Oklahoma
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

If you love authentic Mexican food this is your place. It is a small business off of downtown, but it is big in flavor! They have so many wonderful items on the menu it was hard to choose. I ended up with a shrimp burrito "wet" style...meaning covered in red sauce with guac, sour cream, and cheese. It was amazing.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Got two smothered burritos for $14. Was authentic, delicious and well worth the drive. The area is a kinda rough would probably go back again in the daytime but we went at night and it was ok. Salsa is great. Friendly staff

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you like authentic Mexican food and don't mind going a bit out of the normal restaurant scene, try El Rio Verde just north and west of I-244 and Utica in Tulsa. Outstanding enchiladas and an excellent wet burrito. Service is fast and friendly. This is real Mexican cooking, not the Tex-Mex served in the chain restaurants. Also easy on... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

While in Tulsa for a Pearl Jam concert, we visited the El Rio Verde on the recommendation of a visiting scholar. The restaurant is very easy to find - about 2 minutes off of I-244. It's easy to see why this restaurant is so popular. There were families there, couples, businessmen, and lots of youngsters. We went for a chicken... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

From the Mexican candies, to the real sugar Mexican coke, to the "wet burritos" with any type of meat filling imaginable this place is the real deal. Do not let the neighbor hod fool you and there is sometimes a wait for the few tables. In my opinion one of the best kept secrets in TUlsa, but not such a... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 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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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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