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El Vaquero

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Las Brisas 19 | Salagua, Manzanillo, Mexico
+52 314 334 0129
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Chapala, Mexico
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246 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Excellent arrachera cooked at your table on a small grill. Order your steak in 1/4, 1/2, 1 or 2 kg servings. Start with bean soup and chips and salsa. Friendly service. Reasonable prices, although $90 for a margarita is a little much for Manzanillo. Cozy, air conditioned room with strolling musicians for hire.

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Arturo B, Gerente at El Vaquero, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! Glad you liked your meal. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Selah, Washington
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

We had several people tell us to try this restaurant. Myself being a steak lover was very pleased with my meal. I had the cowboy steak ( bone in ribeye ) very favor full. Comes with baked potato and grilled onion. We shared a salad, which was plenty for two people. I can't say enough about the staff. So friendly... More 

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Arturo B, Propietario at El Vaquero, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your meal and our service, our team truly puts their heart on it. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Alamo, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We have been going here for over 20 years and it was very disappointing on our last visit. This was always our "go to" place for our first night in Manzanillo and many nights after that. The service was still excellent, but they have made some changes that impacted the quality of the food. The chips are not as good... More 

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Thank Rochelle R
Cuyutlan, Mexico
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

We went there for our Wedding Anniversary. This restaurant looks great from the outside and is super clean with great service. We chose this restaurant for its nice balcony overlooking the coastal highway Miguel de la Madrid as there was a Motorcycle Meet going on in town. We got to see many nice looking bikes driving by from our front... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

After eating Mexican foods for several days, we decided to try this steak house. It was delightful. We ordered steak and baked potatoes which was a nice change from rice and beans. The steaks were cooked to our satisfaction and were flavorful. The wait staff were accommodating. We were seated promptly and our food arrived in a timely manner. We... More 

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Wonderful ambiance and food. Best steaks grilled to perfection. Dine in open air or climate controlled comfort.

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Calgary, Canada
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318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

We visited El Vaquero a few nights ago. We arrived at 7:00 pm, which is early for Mexico, and were promptly seated. We ordered some margaritas and waited for our friends to arrive. The meals come with a bean soup, which the server tried to serve us before anyone else arrived. We indicated that we would like to wait until... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

No Ac only fans. The food is mostly meat type dishes and tacos. Its was good and spacoius place. The salsa and tacos were good, my kids ate well and had various types of alcoholic drinks for the grown ups too.

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Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

We were brought here by a friend that lives in Manzanillo. The steaks were delicious. Staff was great.

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Thank Becky W
Manzanillo, Mexico
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I have eaten in both Vaquero's many times over the past few years,... The steaks are great.. big and juicy and cooked to perfection,the service is excellent... at the end of a particularly satisfying meal my grand daughter wanted some ice cream.. the waiter looked confused and after consulting with the manager he said said "just a minute" and ran... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Las Brisas 19 | Salagua, Manzanillo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo
  • Phone Number: +52 314 334 0129

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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?