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El Vaquero Authentic Mexican

) #10 of 16 Restaurants in Arnold ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican
925 Highway 4, Arnold, CA
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
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925 Highway 4, Arnold, CA
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Reviews (61)
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hungry for Mexican food? Then go for it but don't expect anything special in my opinion. We were not impressed.

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant has the best Mexican food that I've had anywhere. We like to go and go often along with our friends. I'm looking forward to going back.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Excellent food! Quickly served! Lovely atmosphere! Authentic setting! Varied menu! Easily accessible; good parking!

Thank landc68
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant use to be wonderful. Now all you taste is chili powder and lime. My family had 5 different meals and nothing was good. The wait staff and owners are great, atmosphere is good but the food needs help.

Thank Cindi H
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Felt like having Mexican food one night, so headed for this restaurant. When we walked in, we were surprised by how many other diners were in there. We took the only booth left, but the remaining tables were soon filled up, also. The food was...More

Thank 323maureens
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were steered here by our B&B, and tried their Chicken Molé and steak Fajitas. Service was good, portions sufficient and the food was even better.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The word authentic fits this restaurant well. Nothing frozen or out of a can. It's the real deal...family run too. It's a family affair, so to speak. Every dish I've had here has been excellent. I really love the Chili Rellenos.You can't beat there homemade...More

Thank Jon V
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Customer service was excellent. Food is great.. I definitely will recommend this restaurant specially for family.

Thank Neotrix2
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Passed by Arnold and wanted some Mexican food, so we tried this place. It left a lot to be desired. I will start off by talking about the service, it took ages to get the food to the table and when it got there it...More

2  Thank User A
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Okay, full disclosure. It's a good (better than average) place, I give it extra credit because it's the only Mexican place around that offers a milanesa, which I almost always order. The chips and salsa are really good, the service is friendly, it's just a...More

1  Thank groguet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Highway 4, Arnold, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arnold
  • Phone Number: 7953303209
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