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“Tasty” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Vaquero

El Vaquero
200 Holiday Dr, Mattoon, IL 61938
217-234-7290
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Ranked #2 of 58 Restaurants in Mattoon
Cuisines: Mexican
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Portions were a good size, price wasn't too bad and the food had good flavor.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Mattoon, Illinois, USA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Awesome!!`”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The food here is excellent and very reasonable. You can usually get your food and eat within 30 min. The chips & salsa are excellent. Go you will not regret it.

Visited January 2012
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Mattoon, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best Mex in Mattoon!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I eat here all the time (probly to much lol). I usually order Pollo jalisco (chicken w/ grilled onion & mushrooms) or Pollo Ranchero (chicken w/ cheese sauce on top) both served w/ tortillas, rice, and beans. Great service and fast. We're always ask if we need drink refills or need more chips or salsa! The waiters are always on the go. El Vaquero is located just West of the Cross County Mall parking lot, or half mile west of Walmart, or around 1 mile from I-57 exit 190B.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Buckey State
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Food was nothing great table dirty, service so so Food was not that great of quaility

Visited April 2012
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Maryland!
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118 restaurant reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“good mexican and cheap”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

Located next to a run down mall area, but food is good and similar to that of El Rancherito in Charleston. love their fried rice.

Visited August 2011
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