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El Vaquero West

215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
+1 540-672-3880
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  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
215 North Madison Road, Orange, VA 22960
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place. We have a great Mexican joint in our home town so we are used to good Mexican food. This place was just as good! Service was great. Food was even better. Other than fast food one of the only places...More

Thank scottJ181
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Good food, great prices, awesome service, will go back again. There was a good family atmosphere and the service was SUPER quick.

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We drive thru Orange on a weekly basis, but last weekend were going to visit someone in Stafford, VA and stopped in for lunch. It was just getting ready to let out with what turned out to be a hail storm when we got in...More

Thank vision2travel
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our group went here for dinner and I had the beef tacos. The salsa and chips were good as a started. The service was fast and courteous. Everybody enjoyed their meals and the atmosphere. I'll be back.

Thank ArchaeoBabe
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The dining experience is what you expect for this type of restaurant. Not *too* Mexican, e.g. Menudo. Chips and salsa for starters, food is fast, good, and portions are generous.

Thank newtbob
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My husband and I stopped by based on reviews we found from fellow travelers on Tripadvisor. We agreed that this was our favorite meal on our whole trip. Portions are generous, so you may not need an appetizer. We couldn't finish it all. Very friendly...More

1  Thank SydneyRom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stopped here after visiting Montpelier...the place does not look like much the food was wonderful! The salsa was spicy and the chips were hot and fresh. My chimichanga meal was delicious. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Family dinner here following the race. Quite a few of the patrons were young folks who had had too much fun that day. The staff handled them with respect and patience while still making our dinner enjoyable. The food is good, the service courteous and...More

Thank julieb312
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

One of our family's favorite places to eat in Orange. They are always friendly and have speedy service. Not expensive at all.

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 5 October 2016

While visiting James Madison's Montpelier, we stayed in Orange VA. We had dinner at El Vaquero West and weren't disappointed. We were warmly greeted and promptly seated around 6PM on a Saturday night. Our waitress was especially helpful, attentive and courteous. We started out ordering...More

Thank SEAN L
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Restaurant Details

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