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“Good overview of latin american food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Camino's

El Camino's
3250 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3M6, Canada
+1 604-875-6246
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Ranked #687 of 2,846 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Latin
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Good overview of latin american food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This place was great, from tacos, to empanadas, arepas. It was so nice to get outside of the "chain" restaurants of Vancouver and find this little gem of a neighborhood place! That is my biggest issue wtih Vancouver restaurants, is finding the REALLY good "mom and pop" type places. Went on a Thursday night, where they have a pint of beer with a shot of tequila for $8. Shot is interesting as it comes with a spicy lime chaser. Tacos were good, my favorites were the carne asada, but the Al Pastor and Pollo (spicy buttermilk fried chicken, can't go wrong) were also good. Empanadas were the best i've had in Vancouver so far. Looking forward to going back soon.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fun relaxing and awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Street style food with good gluten free selection. Drinks were fun and affordable. Would be a perfect place to take visiting friends that loved food, like to have fun and aren't stuck up

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Cool take on Mexican/Latin”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Not just tacos, they have Arepas as well which happen to be gluten free as well as delicious.

The other thing that stands out is they have great cocktails, and I can't recommend high enough the tequila shot with the cilantro/pineapple chaser.

Located on a cool part of Main Street close to shopping and other cool little restaurants. A good area to try a few places.

Visited April 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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102 restaurant reviews
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
“Delicious Latin brunch!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Went here for brunch. One of those "neighbourhood" type restaurants that not many people know about and is more relaxed. Food is delicious if you like Latin American food (try the cornbread jalapeno with corn bread) and staff is great. The place is small (only 3 booths and the rest small tables) but service is fast. I would go here again if in the mood for Latin American fare!

PS: Was once called Latitude.

Visited December 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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“Great Latine brunch - unexpected in Vancouver!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Went here for brunch. One of those "neighbourhood" type restaurants that not many people know about and is more relaxed. Food is delicious if you like Latin American food (try the cornbread jalapeno with corn bread) and staff is great. The place is small (only 3 booths and the rest small tables) but service is fast. I would go here again if in the mood for Latin American fare!

NOTE: this has been RENAMED to El Camino's!

Visited December 2012
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