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El Vaquero West

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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14910 Washington St, Haymarket, VA 20169-2922
+1 703-753-0801
11:00 - 22:00
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Rockville, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vaquero has an extensive menu and a chef who cares. Their chile relleno is among the best I have had. It is stuffed with potatoes and cheese. Their blue margarita, which is made with tequila and blue Cointreau, is excellent. Staff are friendly and helpful. Our server even brought us a small container of mole when we asked what it... More 

Thank Stan L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good mexican restaurant. Priced fair. Good service. Excellent chicken quesadillas. My family has been going on a weekly basis for 3 months and we havent been disappointed.would recommend it to family and friends.

Thank Diamondangels
Haymarket, Virginia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been eating here since they opened, the food is amazing and staff is welcoming as well as efficient.

Thank Gloria B
Level Contributor
50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the fajitas for two. Very large portion of peppers and onions minimum portion of meat and shrimp. The side vegetables like beans,rice and topping for fajitas one only for one person. The taste was bland nothing amazing we had better and cheaper. The service seems slow but friendly staff.

Thank Parrot C
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209 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to El Vaquero West. Seems everyone else in the area had the same idea as the parking lot is packed with cars. Go inside El Vaquero West and, of course, they are packed too. However, we are quickly seated. Server quickly arrives with chips and salsa. We order drinks. Food prices, based on visits to other Mexican... More 

Thank BDover
Bethesda, Maryland
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Always enjoy a trip to El Vaquera in Haymarket. Wonderful mexican food and excellent service. Decor isn't fancy, but the tables and booths are comfortable.

Thank Gaylen C
Washington, Dc
Level Contributor
71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place is about as authentic as it can get for northern Virginia. Very fast service and food. Lots of options. Servers know the menu very well and have been working their for years. Chips and salsa are tasty. Burritos, fajitas, and combo meals are their most popular. Lots of locals on weekends. Attached to a building that looks like... More 

Thank bwl8772
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent service, great food. Lively atmosphere. Friendly family oriented. Will definitely be back.

Thank Carol R
Gainesville, Virginia
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550 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

wife and I thought we give this place a chance since it was rated rather well. Service was horrible. all these workers were more interested in moving chairs around for some reason. I had to track some one down to get a refill of a drink. Then wife ordered shrimp fajitas and the lady wrote it down but she got... More 

Thank matjaz2002
Gainesville, VA
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always like the friendly service freshly prepared food that is meets all budgets and amount of portions.

Thank Samuel M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14910 Washington St, Haymarket, VA 20169-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Haymarket
  • Phone Number: +1 703-753-0801

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