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El Rio Verde

#15 of 1,061 Restaurants in Tulsa
Certificate of Excellence
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38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
+1 918-592-2555
08:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:30
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here last week with a friend for lunch and was super impressed as always with the fare. Quick service, delicious meals. Highly recommend.

Thank Jim F
Houston, Texas
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177 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister recently moved to Tulsa, and as always I was relying on TA to look for a good place to eat. I always trust my fellow TA members, so when I saw the place it didn't bother me. We got in right before lunch time and they quickly accommodated our group of about 12. The service was good and... More 

Thank elchaco
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Looks are deceiving here. The food is the best Mexican food I have ever eaten and I have eaten a lot of Mexican food. The beef burrito is to die for. My wife had the vegetarian burrito and thought it was delicious. Chips are fresh. The flour burrito was delicious by itself. We will definitely eat here the next time... More 

Thank Richard M
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This place is small and looks like a hole in the wall kind of place but looks are deceiving. The food here is amazing and the price is great. Authentic Mexican food. My family eats here at least once a week. Wet burrito is yummy. Mexican tacos very good. In all my visits no bad food. Service is excellent. They... More 

1 Thank rswf05
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Tulsa area natives living in the SE now. Thought we'd try a New Mexican place on our recent trip back to T-town. Found El Rio Verde as the #1 Mexican restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. While we are huge TexMex junkies this restaurant is not TexMex, so don't expect the usual complimentary chunky tomato... More 

Thank DrBru
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure when we pulled up at night but we needed dinner on our road trip. As we walked in, my mom was worried, when we left she said "never judge a book by its cover". Our family ate Carne asada street tacos, enchiladas, and a shredded beef burrito. It was all excellent!

Thank Artsvarc
Eufaula, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This place is easy to get to and has excellent food. They are family friendly and the service was great.

1 Thank Okietraveler98
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172 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great little hole in the wall Mexican restaurant! Husband was hungry for tortilla soup and after Googling it and reading the reviews, we chose El Rio Verde. We went on a recent Sunday morning just before noon and apparently that's the time to go. Not long after we arrived, there was a wait for tables. Our server greeted us immediately... More 

Thank Sunshine7643
Olathe, Kansas
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I found this place by accident while my wife was in a local hospital. This is one of my all-time favorites, i make it a point to never be in Tulsa without stopping by. Highly recommend!

Thank Brian G
Enid, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Have never found a good place for a Mexican Style breakfast in Tulsa until now. This little place is out of the way, but worth finding. It looks like it has been there forever but was very clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great coffee and breakfast. Look forward to trying lunch or dinner sometime.

2 Thank James G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:30
08:30 - 21:30
08:30 - 21:30
08:30 - 21:30
08:30 - 21:30
08:30 - 21:30
08:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 N Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: +1 918-592-2555

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