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El Rio Verde

#15 of 1,031 Restaurants in Tulsa
Certificate of Excellence
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38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this place one block off Utica, turn west on Admiral Place not blvd. It is absolutely one of the best authentic Mexican places in Tulsa. We will have to come back. I had grilled shrimp tacos, my husband had a grilled shrimp, a fried fish and a barbacola taco. Their guacamole is awesome too.

Thank Jennifer G
tulsa, ok
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh yummy food, diverse crowd, off the beaten track and inexpensive. Wish they served cocktail but they do serve beer.

Thank Lexi7777
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had lunch here 08/19/2016. We arrived at a little before 12 noon and the place was packed … for a very good reason. We got lucky and caught a table for two within in a minute after walking in. Two wet burritos (one chicken and one beef). It is what made them famous for a reason.... More 

Thank Spike S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place could have been picked up from somewhere in south Texas and dropped in north Tulsa, it a small place and the people speak Spanish, the food are in large portions and have a flavor of the old west, I had the chicken burrito couldn't eat all of it, my guest for this Sunday lunch had a wet burrito,... More 

Thank Glen O
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is not in the best location but we have never felt unsafe. Not fancy, but delicious! Try the Wet Burrito! Service is quick and friendly. Great prices. Recommend a visit.

Thank Ginger H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The best food is always in the sketchiest areas. Love eating here. The tacos are my favorite, can eat more than you ever will, so don't even think about trying to take my title.

Thank Milannshusband
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Dry, not authentic enchilada combo. Shrimp fajita burrito just ok. Nice servers and simple setting. Cheap price. Chips and salsa mediocre.

Thank TravelingdogDaisy
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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347 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I ordered the wet burrito with lengua. Nice flavor and the meat was cooked correctly. Sliced in small enough pieces to be tender, and yet large enough to be enjoyed. Great beans with stick with it flavor, although the rice is a little bit flat in flavor. Service was good to almost great. The chips were good and the house... More 

Thank Hans P
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Love this place when I visit Tulsa from South Carolina. The chicken fajita burrito "wet" is my absolute favorite thing to get here. The standard Wet Burrito is their signature dish, but I prefer having the onions and peppers that come on the fajita burrito. You can just order it wet and they will cover it in sauce and cheese.... More 

Thank Jonathan C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Truly authentic great tasking Mexican food. Love the "wet burrito". Careful if you ask for extra spicy that you actually want it extra spicy.

Thank ossiemoore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: 918-592-2555

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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?