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“Hands down the best Mexican in Oak Harbor!” 5 of 5 stars
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Esteban's Restaurant
1351 SW Barlow St, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3159
(360) 675-4800
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Ranked #33 of 76 Restaurants in Oak Harbor
Cuisines: Mexican
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Oak Harbor, Washington
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Hands down the best Mexican in Oak Harbor!”
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!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food

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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Coupeville, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“ok food”
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

Visited April 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“wonderful chili verde”
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!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A perfecto Mexican meal experience”
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.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Olympia, Washington
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100 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
610 helpful votes 610 helpful votes
“Best Carne Asada”
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!!

Visited April 2012
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