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El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant

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3135 Cross Country Hl, Columbus, GA 31906-1714
+1 706-569-1420
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Columbus, Georgia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I only go to El Basis to for my Mexican cuisine. My only question is which one?!?! I have favorites at both. I have never had issues with service. I have never had a bad meal.

Thank Cheryl G
Columbus, Georgia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The food at the restaurant is good but that's the only thing I can say positive. The service is horrible. After sitting at the restaurant with friends for 3 HOURS I received ONE tea refill. When the food arrived for some friends it was NOT what they had ordered. One person in our group received their food after everyone else... More 

Thank luke757
Columbus, Georgia
Level Contributor
115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Good food, a lot of room for family and have birthday party's. They have alcohol and great cheese dip.

Thank Debora P
Phoenix, Arizona
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184 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Traditional Mexican Soup is the lame name they gave it. It's not pasole, or albondigas. It's a great chicken broth with a bit of saffron, chicken, tomatoes, rice and avocado. It may be the best thing on the menu. The guac was bad. The salsa could double as the sauce in the seafood cocktail *meh*. The house margarita on the... More 

Thank Sonoran_Skies
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

It is close to highway ,family Resturent for friends and party. Medium taste it the quantity is more . The service is fast and servers r good.

Thank Purnima2016
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

This is a nice restaurant. Being from Texas and eating lots of Mexican food,I wasn't sure what to expect in Georgia.Our waiter was very attentive and service was good.We ordered queso dip and Fajitas for dinner.I enjoyed both,and would order them again.We'll be going back to Columbus again and we definitely will eat here . If you go it is... More 

Thank 660cynthiaj
Columbus, Georgia
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774 reviews
533 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

After a week on the road, it was good to get back to home turf, so we celebrated at our most convenient Mexican restaurant. We were surprised that it wasn't busy on a Friday evening, but we were early at around 6pm. We considered eating outside since it has cooled off but didn't want to get smoked out - not... More 

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Columbus, Georgia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Love the ground beef Chimichanga!! Next time I will request beans be included too!! Quacamole isn't the best...tastes a bit fake but overall the meal.was exceptionally good!!!

Thank Sabrina P
Phenix City, Alabama
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

It took an hour to get a glass of water. They never came to see how things were. They never came back to see if we needed anything. The food was good but the service was unprofessional and inattentive. That cancels everything else out. Treat every customer as if you value them. The staff were all over the place. They... More 

Thank annaoplis
Lakeland, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We had enchiladas and the sauce was the best we have had. It was more like a gravy rather than the usual red sauce. The refried beans were perfect. The salsa was very tasty - not too hot like it is so often. The waiter was extremely friendly and efficient.

Thank katy h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3135 Cross Country Hl, Columbus, GA 31906-1714
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 706-569-1420

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