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CUISINES
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Two friends and I visited prior to seeing a movie and we had plenty of time. The service was quick and friendly. The server was extremely helpful when placing our orders, telling us that shrimp was included with the combo fajitas at no extra charge,...which was a bonus. I questioned my spiced rum and Diet Pepsi because it tasted like regular rum. She went to follow up, and told me the name, which was something I had never heard of (working in restaurants over 10 years). She brought the bottle and showed me, which was fine, although I was charged "Top Shelf" price for an unknown brand. I let it go. The fajitas were great, and plenty of food to take 1/2 home for dinner the next night. We were pleased with our experience and will go back.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

We enjoyed a dinner here with family members who live in the area. They eat at this restaurant frequently. The service was great, food was good, prices were reasonable, and portions were large. You won't leave hungry! We want happily eat here again when in...the area.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

El Vaquero always has fantastic food and service. A great place to dine with both family and friends.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I’m not comparing them to fast food restaurants. I am saying the service was fast. When you’re on a time limit there’s nothing like getting your food fast, accurate, and hot. I loved the chips and salsa and my quesadilla Was excellent. The lunch pricing...is reasonable making this a great place to eat in a hurry and on a budget.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Usually the chicken fajitas are very good.. but this visit the chicken was tough as leather. The sign on the entrance door mentioned the specials between 4 and 9.... The waiter said that was wrong... didn't want to argue this time. Will be a long...time before we go back.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Quick service, the quesadillas were watery and the burrito was too salty. Lunch specials prices were very good. Always happy when Pepsi is served.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican food! Great atmosphere and patio area. Good for large parties or small family or couples. Service is normally pretty quick.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

My family eats here nearly every week. Standard tex-mex menu, but the portions are large and the servers are friendly. Lunch menu is reasonably priced and they get it out quickly.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it. Our waiter was so accomodating, polite, efficient. The food was high quality. Loved the guac!! We will go back for sure. Jaime's special burrito is delish, best I've ever had.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

This is the best "Mexican" restaurant in town, we have more than one and it's the best. They prepare their own nachos (which are tasty) and serve it with salsa as an appetizer. I know its not out of the norm to serve nachos but...I've been to some places and their nachos were actually pretty bad or kind of tasteless. Their cooks seem to really know their stuff, the food is flavorful and always enjoyable to eat. The staff is friendly and professional. I've always had a positive experience at El Vaquero.More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Yes, El Vaquero offers takeout services.

El Vaquero is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4