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El Vaquero West

215 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960-1205
+1 540-672-3880
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
215 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960-1205
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has and Pizza parlor feel to it. I imagine at one time it was, Booths and table same style as Pizza place. But the food is awesome, very authentic Mexican food at at great price.

Thank jimskysmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When the Silk Mill Grille would not honor a 2 month prior reservation for 22 people in a wedding party and turned us away last minute, and left us scrambling....El Vaquero quickly accommodated us, in a prompt and professional manner. Our servers were courteous and...More

Thank al p
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, energetic and warmly hospitable. Great value. Large generous portion sizes. A must for good Mexican eating.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Stale chips and watery salsa. OK enchilada. The chili relleno was pretty weird tasting and not very good (a strange sauce which tasted like raw tomatoes... I'm used to queso on them instead). OK portions but odd tasting sauces. Very slow service.

Thank AvatarDad
Reviewed March 5, 2018

The food was served promptly and the place is quite nice. I am not in love with Mexican food but needed to try something different for my daily lunch. The prices were reasonable and they seem to be pretty busy.

Thank LindaVA1
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Good family restaurant. Very popular with locals. This night was no exception and the wait for seating was lengthy. As a single diner, I was often overlooked for ordering and refills unless I raised my hand. Food was great, staff was very friendly.

Thank joannacollinsrn
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Loved the southwest decor. Large selection of Mexican Food. Spiced just right. Fantastic fast service from smiling staff.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The food is certainly nothing incredibly outstanding, but it is good and the chips and salsa are a little above average from what I usually find in a local Mexican restaurant. The service is good and the people friendly. It's a decent value and I...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed November 7, 2017

On an impulse my wife and I stopped in for a birthday lunch. We enjoyed typical Mexican fare (fajitas, burritos, beans and rice) and two tremendous drafts of Dos Equis. The waiter asked if we wanted large beers but we had no idea they'd be...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Occasionally when we go up to the mountains, we detour slightly to visit this restaurant. It is always a treat and I appreciate the large vegetarian selections. Today we ordered numbers 91 and 98 (i don't know name of dishes) and they were delicious. Finally...More

Thank Oline G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-672-3880
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