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El Vato Tequila and Taco Bar - CLOSED

1010 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130-4109
+1 305-523-2393
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
11 Apr 2014
“El Vato seems to have closed”
23 Feb 2014
“Hits the SPOT”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1010 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130-4109
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2014

This was one of my favorite Brickell restaurants. I don't know if it plans to relocate somewhere else or if it is gone for good. I went weekly until they raised their prices...after that only once or twice a month. Even with that - value...More

Thank Brenda064
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We went and they where under staffed. The waiter was working really hard and the manager also. I appreciated their hard work, and was not annoyed by small delays. We sat inside and had Queso with chorizo and Tacos. We also had their Award winning...More

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

The food here is decent. They have a great patio with plenty of outside seating. The staff is ok. I think our waiter may have smoked a bit much pot before his shift. He seemed really out of it but he was nice enough.

Thank Jennifergiles77
Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the restaurant although there was nothing exceptional that distinguished this place from other tequila bars/Mexican style restaurants. The food is fairly good but the menu is somewhat deceiving. The prices appear very reasonable but when your order arrives, you'll understand why. The portions are...More

Thank Live0Love0Travel
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Great Margaritas and excellent food. We had a group of eight and had excellent service as well. We were there for quite awhile and never were pressured to move along.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 21 December 2013

I had looked this place up and read good things but I was not pleased. They got my order wrong but I never send food back so I tried to eat it. I couldn't so I just drank a lot and that made it all...More

Thank jessicalove423
Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

Went out for date night with my girl and this spot is amazing. It has all that needs to offer. Awesome food, awesome drinks, awesome atmosphere and awesome drinks!!! Overall I would say it's pretty awesome. Come check it out!!

Thank Bryan A
Reviewed 15 November 2013

We were strolling along checking out the menus at all of the restaurants on this particular street and decided to give El Vato Tequila & Taco Bar a try. They served us complimentary freshly made corn tortilla chips and salsa and we ordered a food...More

Thank Emjai2003
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Tacos sucked, guac was very good prices were some what cheap but when the bill came it was super expensive! i was surprised! automatic gratuity 18% no matter how many people and they do not tell you so be careful you dont tip! margaritas were...More

1  Thank l k
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We were hungry and asked at our hotel if there was good Mexican food in the neighborhood, and the hostess recommended El Vato. The handmade chips and salsa were tasty. We shared the 10 taco appetizer and desert plus two margaritas each. The tacos were...More

Thank ScottBaltimore
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130-4109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-523-2393
  • E-mail
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