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El Vaquero West

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215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
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Herndon, VA
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always go on Friday nights with a large group of friends and family (10 to 15 adults) and it is always busy and the food is excellent. The prices are very reasonable. The owner is very friendly and the wait staff is very good. .

Thank TravelAngst
fairfield, ct
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of choices for dinner! Almost too many since I am indecisive. Finally decided to get the chimichanga and my husband ordered the Mexican steak. Both were very good! Good drink specials the night we were there. Festive atmosphere!

Thank k g
Orange, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Small town but it has El Vaquero West The place has been highly rated ever since they opened Service , food , and cost . You won't regret the stop

Thank ten227
Culpeper, Virginia
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Chips were stale, guacamole was watery, & the sangria was not worth drinking. To make matters worse, the to-go food that I brought home for my husband had him running to the bathroom. I won't be back.

Thank Isabayta
Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. The service was even better. Must friendliest service I have had in a long time.

Thank Josh H
Orange, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Very good location, varied menu, quick, friendly service. Alcoholic drinks are served. They have an outside patio space available for larger parties. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Joyce D
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

ABSOLUTELY the best Mexican restaurant in The Piedmont. Order any item... you will not be disappointed. Service is tops, parking plentiful, prices are LOW! I recommend the "Mexican Special". Beer, margaritas, are available.

Thank earthenergy
Concord, North Carolina
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261 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The guys working/serving were friendly and attentive, but the place is run down and has no atmosphere unless it's "cheap western." Food is authentic Mexican, but only average. But then who'd expect an outstanding Mexican place in Orange.

1 Thank PGinNC
Orange, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This is a great place to come in and have a quick Mexican meal. The service here is always fast and friendly. The menu selection is very large.

Thank Twolf76
Culpeper, Virginia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I really enjoy coming to El Vaqueros, I'm just glad it's 30 minutes away. The food is delicious, atmosphere great and the prices are very reasonable, and service is also very great. We don't make it there often enough!

Thank Catharine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 540-672-3880

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