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El Vaquero Restaurant

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960 S Broadway St, Blackfoot, ID 83221-3131
+1 208-782-1300
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is by far our favorite Mexican restaurant. Not fancy but authentic and pleasant. Rosa (owner's wife) often is waitress and very pleasant, but speaks only enough English to take your order. Don't try to engage in conversation unless you speak Spanish. Pedro (her husband) speaks good English and is a great guy. My wife and I often split a... More 

Thank snowrider34
Manti, Utah
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We always get the tacos mixed with a variety of other samples from time to time. Their chili rellenos, chunk nachos, and tamales are pretty dang good. Always fresh and tasty!

Thank Andy M
Fort Hall, Idaho
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband I enjoy having breakfast, lunch and dinner at this place!! This is a local favorite, we come from the nearby town to eat here! They have the greatest selection of fish and other seafood, served hot and with delicious spices! The owner is usually our server, and she is the nicest and most friendliest person. Ask for jimica... More 

Thank Dee83202
Blackfoot, Idaho
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have been to this establishment on several occasion with an excellent service and very good food. You are usually greeted at the front entering area and seated pretty quickly and water with chips and dip served right away. You have a few minutes to work on your chips and dips before the waitress is there to take your order.... More 

Thank Jim P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is the best Mexican restaurant in Blackfoot! My husband always orders the bisteqa ranchero. I always eat of his plate!

Thank Heather A
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Not only is this my favorite restaurant in Blackfoot, it's my favorite anywhere! They offer shredded beef (it's my favorite) which most other Mexican restaurants/taco trucks that I've been to don't. I've been going here regularly for 11 years and they've nearly always been consistent as far as taste. They are quick & friendly to boot. I think it's time... More 

1 Thank Ana O
Newport, Oregon
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped based on other reviews. Very low key looking, but food and service were very good. Had the lunch specials, which were good portions. Dinners looked awesome. Would definitely go back.

Thank eoe1
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

A worthy stop if you're in the area. Friendly service, extensive menu, well priced authentic Mexican food. Great tacos!!

Thank vtviajera
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Muy buena comida, great food definitely i will came back to have another great taste. Price very decent. The only complaint is that the place is really quiet, need some music.

Thank fgodinez
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Pretty authentic. I ordered "fish tacos" served hot! Actually had REAL FISH. My husband ordered Moscajete, very good.

Thank Michele M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 S Broadway St, Blackfoot, ID 83221-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Blackfoot
  • Phone Number: +1 208-782-1300

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