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“Good Not Great”

El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 145 Restaurants in Hilliard
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: Mexican food from the range to you in Hilliard, OH, at El Vaquero! The freshest meats paired with unique spices and a bouquet of colorful vegetables make each dish a truly authentic Mexican dining experience. Our recipes celebrate the proud traditions of making real food for real people, and each meal at El Vaquero is made the way it was centuries ago on the range! Our menu includes all of your tantalizing favorites like fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, rellenos, quesadillas, tacos, steak, and more! Our regulars also say we have the best margaritas in town. But don't take their word for it, why not come by and try them for yourself? We didn't forget about those of you with more discerning palates: we have a wide variety of vegetarian meals available too. Join us at El Vaquero today, the best Mexican restaurant in town!
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Description: Mexican food from the range to you in Hilliard, OH, at El Vaquero! The freshest meats paired with unique spices and a bouquet of colorful vegetables make each dish a truly authentic Mexican dining experience. Our recipes celebrate the proud traditions of making real food for real people, and each meal at El Vaquero is made the way it was centuries ago on the range! Our menu includes all of your tantalizing favorites like fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, rellenos, quesadillas, tacos, steak, and more! Our regulars also say we have the best margaritas in town. But don't take their word for it, why not come by and try them for yourself? We didn't forget about those of you with more discerning palates: we have a wide variety of vegetarian meals available too. Join us at El Vaquero today, the best Mexican restaurant in town!
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were driving through and our hotel recommended this restaurant. They had a nice outdoor dining area and we asked to be seated outside. Our waiter immediately came to take drink orders before we even opened the menu. We ordered a small pitcher of the house Lime Marqarita. The flavor was nice but tasted totally watered down. Didn't taste like there was much/if any tequila in it. We shared the specials of pork burrito's and chicken. They were ok but nothing special. Their chips however were fantastic. Not salty and tasted very fresh.

If I was in town again I would probably try someplace else.

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Thank KS66215
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We are enjoying an evening dinner on patio. The food is constantly good with full bar. Resent remodel on patio makes a nicer experience.

Thank Kim G
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a solid traditional Mexican restaurant with good food and a fast/efficient/polite staff. I had the Tacos al Pastor ("Marinated pork in special sauce") which was very good.

On the other hand, my wife's fish tacos were not particularly good. Of course ... that's what can happen with you order fish in Ohio. Beef, pork, chicken, sure. Seafood ... not so much.

Given the opportunity, we will eat here again.

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Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We came at dinner and was seated in a booth. The inside was very noisy. I had Shrimp Enchiladas with bean filling and grilled shrimp on top. Very good.

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Thank Roger S
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Husband and I frequent this establishment often. Do not even need a menu as we order medium Dos Equis that comes in a frosty mug and Fajitas Vallarta. Fajitas are a double order with chicken, shrimp, steak. We end up leaving with a full box of leftovers.

Food always comes out fast. Staff is super friendly (Efrain). Restaurant/bathroom is clean. Keep it up.

Thank misspatrick1977
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