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El Presidente Mexican Cantina

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312 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660-3221
(360) 750-7475
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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El Paso
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87 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Each time we visited the food was good but the staff was slow and seemed to be bothered by customers.

Thank shrtsassygirlyinTX
Vancouver, Washington
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This restaurant is closed. not a surprise considering the food was pretty bad. Kinda hard to screw up basic Mexican food, but they figured out how

Thank Brad W
Vancouver, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Last I was in the area, they appeared to have closed for business. But the food was very good, the prices were good, and the service was friendly & attentive. If my budget had allowed, I would have liked to go here much more often than I did.

Thank supergrams64
Vancouver WA USA
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This used to be our go to for Mexican food. In my opinion the last few years the quality of food and atmosphere has declined. It has an old smell . Last time we were there ordered fajitas. It was obvious they were leftover from the lunch time buffet. Could not eat them. Lots of competition in the Mexican food... More 

Thank Timtam49
Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great location in Downtown Vancouver. Staff are friendly but the restaurant is out dated and food just ok. Too bad because it is a great location with a nice patio with a view of the Academy.

Thank Dianne T
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The food is good, I think the place is empty because of the service. I live a stone's throw away, and it's a toss up whether or not I want to eat there. One night I ordered my meal, and an order to go. The server came to me as I was almost done with my meal to tell me... More 

Thank ed1234568
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I have never had a worse median themed meal. The service was fine but the food tasted old and not well prepared

Thank kfjb
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I don't usually wright reviews but this absolutely the worst Mexican food and service we have ever had!! My family and I were in the neighborhood seeing some historic sights and decided to eat here. We were the only ones in the restaurant which should of told us something. Regardless we stayed, we were seated and given chips, salsa, water... More 

Thank Raelynn S
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We love Mexican food, so we thought we would give it a try. Got there about 12:30 for lunch and there was only two other people in the place. The booth seat was severely lacking in springs and needed replaced or repaired. I heard the couple behind us complain about about the taste of the water saying it "tasted like... More 

Thank percy066
Portland, Oregon
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132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This should be a 2 star rating for some of the things we experienced, but I give it a 3 star because the kitchen is trying to do a good job despite the rest of the operation. Dinner with friends on a Sunday at 5pm - a few people were dining but the restaurant was mostly empty. A short woman... More 

Thank MrRodgers2011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660-3221
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: (360) 750-7475

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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?