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All 75 Oak Harbor Restaurants

Esteban's Restaurant

1351 SW Barlow St, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3159
(360) 675-4800
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Ranked #34 of 75 Restaurants in Oak Harbor
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Oak Harbor, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It seem that no matter what I order, I always have to take some home. The food is good, hot and more than enough. I think the cost is reasonable, however, the service could be a little better.

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Oak Harbor, Washington
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It can be difficult to find good Mexican food on Whidbey Island, so Esteban's is a pleasant surprise! Beans and rice are staples and they make them very well.

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Coupeville, Washington
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was OK. Not good; not bad. As another reviewer stated, mediocre. My biggest complaint is that I was overcharged. I ordered the 2 enchilada dinner ($9.95). I asked to get 2 different enchiladas instead of 2 of the same kind. The menu stated there was a .75 charge for substitutions. Unusual for a Mexican restaurant when you order... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We ate here on Sep 14th. We are from Arizona and the food here was just like at home. I had a tostada and chili relleno with rice and beans. The portions were plenty big enough. I also had a very good Margarita! The staff are very nice and fun, and the service was excellent.

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Florida, United States
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I so wanted to rate this place with a higher rating, because the staff was super friendly, good service the decor nice,and the entire place immaculate..EXCEPT..when I opened my menu it was filthy..as in the entire menu was splattered with salsa that hadn't dried yet. The older gentleman server (Mr. Esteban, perhaps?)was apologetic. The menu was varied, the chips and... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

The service is on the pretty slow side, but it is hands down the best Mexican food on Whidbey. Not the best Mexican food EVER, but definitely the best on the Island. We will definitely be frequenters of Esteban's!

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Coupeville, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

the food is decent, but its a little bit on the expensive side. i have never had any problems with the staff and they have always been extremely helpful

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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Hadn't been to this restaurant in some time so was pleased to find the quality of their food and the service had not declined. The chili verde was excellent as was the chili relleno, but the true test is the homemade salsa... very good!

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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Fast service began with HOT chips and unusually excellent salsa. We shared a huge serving of arroz polo that was totally delicious as was their margarita. Having eaten hundreds of Mexican meals, this one was at the top of the list. We'll definitely return when in Oak Harbor.

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Olympia, Washington
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150 reviews 150 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
609 helpful votes 609 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Excellent, tender, tasty morsels of carne presented with exquisite atmosphere. Value is high, service excellent. One of the best!!

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Additional Information about Esteban's Restaurant

Address: 1351 SW Barlow St, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3159
Phone Number: (360) 675-4800
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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