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Vaquero Dining

344 Sandgate Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4010, Australia
+61 7 3862 3606
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (4 reviews)
“arancini” (2 reviews)
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Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
344 Sandgate Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4010, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Something special about a restaurant that cures its own meats on site. Vaquero is Euro-style eatery that has an X factor. Grab the charcuterie platter or the charred broccoli with sesame sauce from the "oddly" set out menu. The place is busy and a fraction...More

Thank PeterSunshineCoast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautifully fitted out Spanish restaurant in Albion is an absolute delight. I dined there with friends recently and, after entering through the street facing butchery (a lovely atmospheric touch) we enjoyed some yummy cocktails from the elegant bar. Once we were seated, our waiter...More

Thank QldKaren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is well worth a visit. The food from the creative chef is adventurous and very tasty. Service is great and the atmosphere is very good. There is an out side area out the back, or you can dine inside. Enjoy the adventure. Bad...More

Thank BadcatsofBrizzy
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Dined with seven friends, food was spectacular, best I have eaten in Brisbane, all were delighted by their choices. Wait staff very attentive and knew their food and wine. Love that there is now a Tapas on the corner and look forward to trying that...More

Thank Ros4949
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I have been singing the praises of a few local restaurants in this Albion precinct for a long time and now we have the addition of a truly top class restaurant in the precinct which makes it traveling to this area even more special the...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great find in the heart of Albion, beautiful fitout behind a butchery and the food was subline... the four meat platter with spicy herb and kangaroo was amazing. Looking forward to coming back with friends to work way through the menu.

Thank T D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The staff were outgoing and engaging. I was travelling alone, the chef and the bartender both chatted with me through the evening. They took great interest that I had a tremendous meal. (and I did)

Thank CDJA
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A very atmospheric restaurant hidden away behind a butcher's shop entrance that is certainly worth tracking down. The food is very creative, with extremely fresh produce. A little more vegetable, or greenery with the main protein would be nice, but that's a criticism that can...More

Thank Nepentheater
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience. Great food. Helpful informative staff. Hygiene is A1+ a lot of food is prepared in front of you, and the kitchen clean up is extremely thorough. Obviously the owner and staff take pride in what they do.

Thank applesbrew
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner at Vaquero with friends. Since we all working in hospitality the tendency is to be judgemental most of the time. Well .... the only think we can say is that everything was absolutely PERFECT from Marco the Manager to the Chef...More

Thank Margot M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 31
Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Sandgate Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3862 3606
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Relaxed dining and cocktails in the heart of Albion.
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