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$2 - $8
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Reviewed March 19, 2020

great food, nice workers wonderful service and it takes a little time but it is prepared fresh and worth the wait. prices a re decent a little more then I am used to paying but I came here from another state

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed September 20, 2019 via mobile

If you're into great, authentic Mexican food, look no further. I'm originally from Southern Arizona, so I know good Mexican when I taste it. The carnitas are well spiced and tender so I normally go for the El Toro carnitas quesedilla, however the specials board...should be considered. Their portions are large so I often make it into two meals. They can get busy at lunch, so don't be in a rush if you go. P.s. The guy who wrote the review that says "I'm from Boston so I know good Mexican food" is hilarious. That's like saying "I'm from Witchita, so I know good Algerian food." Chuckle...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Love this little taqueria! Friendly family owned business. Best Mexican in town! Always has daily specials and lots of regular menu items. Enchiladas are delicious and such a generous serving!

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Good people and great Mexican food for lunch. I've been here a couple of times and I will certainly be back.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019

This place is amazing. Great authentic Mexican food made by great folks. One of my favorite places to eat in Helena.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Their seating is mostly outside, but this place, even in the winter is the best place to get delicious Mexican foods. I suggest an order to go and picnic it!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 22, 2019

if you like fresh fish tacos, you will like it here! A little messy but yummy messy - No fried fish with coating its the real deal. 1 taco for me was plenty as they are very meaty fish tacos. outdoor seating only. A small...place but the owners are so efficient that your not standing long! Great service and friendly atmosphereMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Unbelievable food! Come early as there is always a line before their doors open and once it's gone it's gone for the day! Quick friendly counter service with outdoor seating. Keep it simple and just order their daily special. Everything is wonderful!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019

I have ordered takeout from this café several times and every time it has been excellent. Portions are huge which means you have left overs for the next day.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Love this hole in the wall restaurant. If you want authentic Mexican food with great service this is your next stop.

Date of visit: November 2018
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a few blocks east of Safeway
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Vaquero Taqueria

Yes, El Vaquero Taqueria offers takeout services.

El Vaquero Taqueria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4