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El Camino's

#363 of 2,834 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
South Main
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3250 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3M6, Canada
+1 604-875-6246
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is delicious and appropriately portioned. The shrimp crepe "Crepioca" and the gluten free cheese bread are my favourite starters. You will never know that the "Pao De Queijo" is gluten free. The only downfall to this place is the "small places many faces" curse that many popular places in Vancouver fall victim to. This place is ALWAYS packed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Fun little joint, usually lined up, good food, good staff. Usually a fun time. Crepioca...Tacos...margs.... Palomas... pretty much all the appetizers are yummy. Shhhhhhhj don't tell too many others about this place it's busy enough :)

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Thank TrVisT
Kelso, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Taco Tuesday is a great night to try El Camino's. Between the 3 of us, we tried almost all the taco selections, and every one was tasty, fresh, and served quickly. The drink special, the Paloma (grapefruit and tequila), complemented the tacos perfectly. We also loved the snack size bowl of popcorn to whet our appetites. Service was friendly and... More 

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Thank HANDH13
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Decided to try this little gem for dinner. The food was delicious and the service was hospitable, great and FAST!!! The food came out of the kitchen hot and quickly. If you are looking for some good, delicious and fast Mexican street food, this is the place to go. The churros we had for dessert was literally "melt in your... More 

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Thank AnnCab627
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

The food is delicious, reasonably priced and service always friendly. It's a great place to meet friends, as the atmosphere is social. Too bad they don't take reservations.

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Thank amkklb
Vancouver Island, Canada
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

If you enjoy the vibrant metropolitan scene, you will love this place. My friends took me there on a busy Friday evening. There was a 20 minute wait but they took a mobile number, so we could stroll down the street to have a beer elsewhere and they phoned when our table was ready. No lining up in the pouring... More 

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Thank KenJennings1
Vancouver, Canada
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197 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Stopped here before going to the theatre with friends. We were served very quickly. The food comes out when it is ready and all the choices the four of us made were well liked by all. Certainly much more to try and will go back again.

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Thank John G
Ancaster, Canada
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222 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Ok , I googled this place and it might not look like a whole lot on the outside but inside such a cool vibe!! Service to start was just fantastic friendly , fast . I started with the wings they were a 10 out of 10 honestly so flavorful. I had pulled pork sub that too fantastic. The chicken tacos... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Fantastic Latino food, good variety of dishes and delicious tacos. Excellent service, and a casual and pleasant atmosphere.

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Vernon, Canada
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We were staying in the area and picked El Camino's from Google Maps as a restaurant near by. We checked Trip Advisor and he reviews were good. We had an awesome time! Busy but we got a table right away. The waitress was friendly and fun and helped to explain the food and drinks. Poblano and Cheese Dip and Cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3M6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighborhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-875-6246

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in South Main

Neighborhood Profile
South Main
South Main, or SoMa, is a neighbourhood in upswing. Inhabited by young humanitarian professionals in converted lofts and studio apartments, what was once an industrial centre is now a wellspring of vintage and eco fashion shops, contemporary sawdust-floor galleries, craft beer joints, and basement acting studios. All set to an Art Deco background with a strong blue collar sensibility underpinning each new pop-up and foodie trend, SoMa is on the rise.