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El Presidente Mexican Cantina

312 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 750-7475
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Ranked #311 of 589 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2014
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I don't usually wright reviews but this absolutely the worst Mexican food and service we have ever had!! My family and I were in the neighborhood seeing some historic sights and decided to eat here. We were the only ones in the restaurant which should of told us something. Regardless we stayed, we were seated and given chips, salsa, water... More

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We love Mexican food, so we thought we would give it a try. Got there about 12:30 for lunch and there was only two other people in the place. The booth seat was severely lacking in springs and needed replaced or repaired. I heard the couple behind us complain about about the taste of the water saying it "tasted like... More

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Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This should be a 2 star rating for some of the things we experienced, but I give it a 3 star because the kitchen is trying to do a good job despite the rest of the operation. Dinner with friends on a Sunday at 5pm - a few people were dining but the restaurant was mostly empty. A short woman... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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205 reviews 205 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Good mexican food, spicy salsa. Very economical. Not much on atmosphere, great parking and easy to get to in downtown Vancouver.

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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

so we go in and order 4 dishes 3 should have had guacamole...it wasnt until i tried to order guacamole that i was told they were out..the dishes with ground meat had the consistency of dog food and i was thoughly dissapointed ..and the service was horrible..the waiter did not come by once to refill our drinks which were just... More

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Vancouver, WA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I didn't find anything special about this place to set it aside from any other typical Mexican restaurant. The building itself is old and the parking lot, entrance, and inside are in need of some renovation. They are kind of dingy looking. It was pretty quiet on a Monday night which is typical for the area but it was only... More

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Sequim, Washington
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108 reviews 108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We were hoping for a good plate of Mexican food and were sadly disappointed. The food wasn't very good and the salsa was pretty weak in the knees. The chips tasted like they were cooked in rancid grease. We don't plan on eating here ever again.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

It was my twin-sister,Flo and I's Birthday, July 15,2013!!! Everyone came and we are always treated so nice!! The food is wonderful!!

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

El Presidente was very average. The overall decor is dated and it has a bit of an unkempt look to it. The food is pretty standard for a mexican restaurant....nothing to set it apart from others. The wait staff seem very upbeat and pleasant.

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Sweet Home, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Sons and me and late husband ate here, actually earlier than 2005; much food with excellent quality and great service great atmosphere.

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