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El Vaquero West

215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
540-672-3880
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  • English first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Durham, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good small-town Mexican fare served by friendly folks in a nice atmosphere. It won't make it to a foodie magazine, but great for a family passing through or stopping by.

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Stafford VA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This must be a favorite for the locals, because everyone seemed to know each other!! Very extensive menu, great food, very hot and spicy and great service.

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West Virginia, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Nothing to rave about but not bad either. Typical small town, safe Tex-Mex food. Very friendly staff. Chille rellenos are good.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The location is great and the decor is a bit differant from most Mexican Resturaunts. The foor and service was very good and quick. Ate dinner and thought the prices were a bit high but not outragous. Next time we will try lunch.

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We just called in an order of 2 carnatas. Once we were home the meat was very limited on both portions as well as the beans and rice. It did not even cover the bottom of the little take out container. Lettuce,tomato, were not included with for tortilla toppings, and to top it all off they gave us one tiny... More

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18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Atmosphere is simple, a bit run down, could be cleaner for sure; food is consistently okay not great but not bad. Alcohol is reasonable and is a good place to share some apps while catching up with friends

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Additional Information about El Vaquero West

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

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