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Esteban's Restaurant

1351 SW Barlow St, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3159
+1 360-675-4800
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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1351 SW Barlow St, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3159
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Birthday dinner for a friend. Great service. Food served quickly, waiter gave great service. Food is good.

Thank slbebee58643
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Esteban's is our favorite Mexican restaurant on the island. The service is super fast, and the food is very, very good. This is the place my kids always wanted to come to for their birthday dinners. My only complaint, and it's a tiny one, is...More

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Thank Pamela B.K.
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Goooood food and fast service!!! Fresh and hot. Try there Pacifica beer on tap or bottle. Movie Theater next door after a fine meal. GIVE ME MORE!!!

Thank Bradley H
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Eat here! The service is good and the food is delicious. They have the best chips and salsa in town, and many of their dishes are big enough to share.

Thank tijobow
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Esteban's has always had the best salsa on the island, but the food wasn't always up to par. I got the Carne Asada and man was it good. The cheese enchilada was okay, but the Asada was juicy and tender.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The carne asada is exceptional. Of the other items weve tried most are very good, except the tacos. They fall apart of the plate, too much moisture. Prices are a bit high.

Thank daisiesforyou
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We ate lunch here after watching a movie next door. The service was good. We were met at the door and seated right away. The chips were warm, the salsa very good. I ordered the shredded beef burro and it was huge and very tasty....More

Thank Talbert M
Reviewed 19 November 2015

My husband & I celebrated our wedding anniversary dinner here. The food, atmosphere and staff were all very goo.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Very good Mexican food, we have enjoyed for years at the Anacortes location. That business has closed so we have been coming to Oak Harbor Esteban's and is just as good. Very fair prices. This is not a gourmet, fine dining experience but more of...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The food here is just the same menu as all the mid range Mexican restaurants in Western Washington. Why do these all insist on putting mushrooms in the shrimp dishes? This is not a Mexican thing. Anyway, it is an ordinary place with food that...More

Thank D M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1351 SW Barlow St, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3159
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-675-4800
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