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1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 424-5514
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Ranked #14 of 111 Restaurants in Mount Vernon
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Anacortes, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The interior of the restaurant is very nice and comfortable...The food is fair to good depending on what u order...I had a very good carne asada (Mexican this steak) it was great cooked just right. My Husband had a seafood dish although good not the top end of the scale. I would say its a above average Mexican fare with... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A group of 4 went to the restaurant last night, sat in the bar. Had very good food and great service. All four had different food and all of us enjoyed our meals. This is a return visit for us.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Went here a few times. No complaints with anything. Their margaritas are good, as is their food. Would go again. Only took away one star because there wasn't anything super special about it. Just a normal mexican place.

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Burlington, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ol' reliable. I've never had a bad meal here, and I've eaten here more than my fair share of times. Totally family friendly, full bar, and just really great food.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Admitedly we had been here in past and it was good, but nothing to rave about. Return visit recently and discovered excellent food and service!

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Olympia, Washington
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157 reviews 157 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have been going to El Gitano for quite a while and have never been disappointed. The restaurant was busy but service was pretty attentive. The four of us had a variety of entrees, all good. Everything I have had has been tasty. I would rate it very good, standard Mexican fare with plenty of fresh ingredients. Well worth the... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I went with family for the first time and it was good. I'm allergic to chili peppers, so was concerned about eating here. There were enough really good choices on the buffet that I had no problems. Good albondigas, fruit salad, several types of ceviche, big fresh shrimp, etc. Price point is very reasonable and they were great to our... More 

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Coupeville, Washington, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Great restaurant. Easy to locate, near the freeway, parking lot can be a bit tight but other parking within easy walking distance and room out back for truck/trailer lengths. Chips& pico de galio While you wait for your meal. Food is hot, well cooked but correctly (not overdone). Taste is excellent and wait staff attentive. One of our favorite all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The margarita was good the food was ok would I come back NO the beef enchilada needed a good sauce and not so much cheese

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Everything was great....service and food. It's the best Mexican food in town. Great location although the parking can be tight.

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Additional Information about El Gitano

Address: 1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone Number: (360) 424-5514
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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