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El Vaquero West

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215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
540-672-3880
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good old Mexi-american fare

If you're looking for some good Americanized Mexican comfort food then here's the spot! It's the best Mex in Orange!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
BobinVa060
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Orange, Virginia
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Orange, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you're looking for some good Americanized Mexican comfort food then here's the spot! It's the best Mex in Orange!

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Orange, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you live in Orange, you know this is the best place to get Mexican food. The guys there are super nice, and very attentive. Great prices on drinks and food! We eat here at least once a week for lunch...and sometimes more. You can't go wrong with El Vaquero!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A little hard to tell, as we got take-out, it being late in the day and not long from closing hour. Above-average Tex-Mex fare. Had a beer and visited with some locals while waiting for the order. Staff was polite (despite the hour) and attentive.

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Orange, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

EL Vacquero is one of the best in Orange. Excellent food and drinks, all ways fresh and on point. Friendly greetings, fast service and great atmosphere. Owner is personable and wait staff friendly. I for one will be back for more.

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Orange, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good Mex food, love the chicken taco salad. A place I frequent for lunch on special occasions. Inside is a little small, but they do have outside and covered seating.

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Arlington, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

El Vacquero West is Orange's leading Mexican Restaurant. When you arrive, you are addressed as an "amigo". The food is great. I always order a modification to one of the menu items. Service is quick and good. I'll return.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

El Vauqero is your typical Mexican restaurant with Tex-Mex style food. It is the best and freshest in the area and the wait staff are excellent and super nice.

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Gordonsville, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food is great, the people that work there remember you and are personable, and the atmosphere is cheesy enough to be cute. I'd eat there for every meal every day if I could.

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Rockville, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved my chile relleno. Loved the prices too! Large menu with so many choices. Quick service. Restaurant located in a former fast food restaurant but decorated with sombreros, horses, and Spanish cowboys. Lots of locals go here.

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was recently at a workshop in Orange, Va, and 10 of us decided to go to El Vaquero for dinner. The staff was very accommodating, pushing 5 tables together for us and having no problem with separate checks. I'm no Mexican food expert, but my Fajitas were excellent. No one in the group had anything but good reports on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 540-672-3880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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