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Vejar's Mexican Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge

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1293 S K St, Tulare, CA 93274-6424
+1 559-688-0355
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, always fresh and hot, meat is always moist, soft drinks are good especially with the shaved ice....

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Hanford, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I waited until I had my second meal here before I wrote this just to make sure my first experience wasn't a fluke. I have heard very good things about this place but I surely haven't had anything there very good. I went with several people for lunch and everyone had something different. Nothing had much taste and looked even... More 

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Thank Devin D
Tulare, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner at here because I friend loves the margaritas. Food was ok but not great hadn't not eaten here in over a year. Probably won't be back to soon expected it to be better.

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Tulare
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Vejars has been serving good Mexican food in Tulare for years and they do it well. My wife and I have eaten here a number of times and always enjoy our meal and definitely with a full belly. As with many older restaurants Vejar's decor is showing it's age. PS - try the sweet sauce on your chips before your... More 

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

On our way from LA to Shaver Lake we stopped here for lunch. It was fantastic! We had 5 kids and 2 adults everyone was satisfied! The highlight for the kids was the fried ice cream, I loved my burrito. It was a great place to stop!!!

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Thank power_em
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62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for classic Mexican home-style cooking, go to Vejar's in Tulare. It's a few blocks west of 99, on K Street (take the Bardsley Road exit). Definitely worth a drive! The menu is huge and varied, with something for everyone. Everything is cooked to order. All the dishes we have tried (chile rellenos, enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, beans)... More 

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Bradley
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants in Tulare but we'll never go back. We sat in the bar and I ordered cheese nachos because I wasn't very hungry. The chips that the bartender gave us when we first sat down were stale. The salsa didn't taste as good as it used to. The bartender not very friendly... More 

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California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Vejars is not inexpensive Mexican food, but every time I have been there, it's been good. I had a chile verde quesadilla today, super! The place was packed out with people at lunch time, no problem, my ice tea never was close to empty when it was re-filled, food came out fairly quickly and was delicious. What's not to like?

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Thank DAN R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Great decor, nuce bar, and friendly service, but it's downhill to the food. Too expensive, not all that authentic, which is disappointing in a community in the heart of the central valley. More like Americanized Mexican food than the real thing.

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Thank Ellie R
Tulare, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great neighborhood bar separate from the restaurant. Very popular with the locals. Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mexican food is good and the dinner hour is very busy. So busy that the service is sometimes frustratingly slow and the wait staff can be inattentive. Try the Pozole.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1293 S K St, Tulare, CA 93274-6424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: +1 559-688-0355

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