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El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican
8715 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240
+1 614-847-7326
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
2 weeks ago
“Vegetarian Friendly”
4 weeks ago
“Excellent meal and service”
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8715 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, I have to give them props for having the best salsa I've ever had. I was likewise impressed that their vegetarian part of the menu was a little different than you typically see. Instead of offering just the plain cheese versions of their...More

Thank HistoryTravelerOhio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at El Vaquero mid afternoon and were served warm chips with salsa while we studied the menu. The food was so good, the salsa was superb! Big tasty shrimp, tender, juicy chicken, just everything was great! We will definitely go back!

Thank sue77groves
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time for my birthday here. The food, drink and service was great! I will be back soon. Thank you fir making my birthday awesome. Cowboy Style!! The Cowboy!!

Thank eobert
Reviewed 21 December 2017

El Vaquero is one of our favorite lunch spots and we are always pleased with our experience. Pricing is comparable, if not better/lower than the chain restaurants in the same area. The food is delicious, huge portions, wide variety of choice. I love their chimichangas....More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this joint. Immediately upon seating we were served warmed chips and house made salsa. Menu is comprehensive with a wide variety of all your Mexican favorites. Everything is authentic and thoughtfully crafted. Service is fast and friendly.

Thank globtratta
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very authentic Mexican restaurant. Tonight we ordered the #134 and it was amazing. The service was a little slow but it helped me to chill and enjoy a nice meal slowly. I hope to return again soon.

Thank eobert
Reviewed 13 December 2016

They have several locations in central Ohio. I visit the location on Sancus at least once a month. Great food, lots of options on the menu and reasonable prices. Large portions too.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch with my wife. We had a great pork dish and the chips and salsa rock. Our server was great and we really enjoyed ourselves. We call this place Mi Mexican. Viva El Vaquero

Thank eobert
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Don't come here if you've ever had authentic Mexican food from California, Arizona, Texas or Mexico! I've lived in a lot of places throughout the country and I've never had such horrible Mexican food! The salsa that goes with the chips were watered down... the...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My husband & I visit monthly for great Mexican food. I always have Margarita-original jumbo is the best & dine during the week from 4-8 pm & it's only $6.99, which would make 2 small ones. They are always strong & tasty:) We found on...More

Thank Mmadison66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8715 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-847-7326
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Mexican food from the range to you in Columbus, OH, at El Vaquero! The freshest meats paired with unique spices and a bouquet of colorful vegetables make each dish a truly authentic Mexican dining experience. Our recipes celebrate the proud traditions of making real food for real people, and each meal at El Vaquero is made the way it was centuries ago on the range! Our menu includes all of your tantalizing favorites like fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, rellenos, quesadillas, tacos, steak, and more! Our regulars also say we have the best margaritas in town. But don't take their word for it, why not come by and try them for yourself? We didn't forget about those of you with more discerning palates: we have a wide variety of vegetarian meals available too. Join us at El Vaquero today, the best Mexican restaurant in town!
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