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El Gitano

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1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 424-5514
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very nice wait staff and attentive

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
peterpanjaffray
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Anacortes, Washington
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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

What a place. The service was fantastic. The food was delicious and came hot and correct. The beer was cold. We were seated in the bar and everything was great. We will not hesitate to come here again when we are in town.

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Kommetjie, Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Full of families enjoying good Mexican food. Pleasant and attentive staff. Will return next month. Ana Scott took good care of us.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Craving Mexican food, we pulled into El Gitano, sat on the bar side and were pleasantly surprised. The lime margaritas and the homemade chips and salsa they brought to the table to start were incredible. My husband is a fajita lover and swears that the ones at El Gitano were the best he's ever eaten. We will definitely go back!

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The service is great. The food is made to order and always good. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good mexican food restaurant

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Langley City, Canada
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The food here is authentic and delicious mexican food. I enjoyed it just as much as I remembered from 3 years ago when I was in the area. The food was prepared very quickly. The portions were large. I had a Macho Burrito and my daughter a chimichanga. Both were very good. The prices are very affordable. The restaurant was... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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90 reviews 90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: (360) 424-5514

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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