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Vaca Loca Bar & Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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4525 Maplewood Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76308-4609
+1 940-500-4587
11:00 - 21:00
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Wichita Falls, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously, go somewhere else. My boyfriend and I tried to have a date there on a Saturday night...it wasn't busy, at all...First clue. Took about 20 minutes just to get our waters after having to ask twice. Second clue...Food came in a reasonably amount of time, but had no flavor and the beans and rice at Taco Bell taste better... More 

Thank imarockettrip
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting pulled up local options, why not being from Houston love TexMex? Will say this was very good food. . That being said, the sauces, seasoning is much different than profiles of South Texas (Houston/San Antonio)

Thank Tim C
Tulsa OK
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132 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The service was excellent, but don't expect them to have your favorite cocktail unless you just are happy with pre- mixed margaritas. That being said, the food is pretty good. It's not 5 star but it's not shabby either. My husband went on and on about how tender his steak was in his steak ranchero. My carnita tacos were very... More 

Thank TLD95
Dallas, Texas
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Vaca Loca was within walking distance from the Best Western I was staying at. I didn't think the menu was as eclectic as others Mexican restaurants. I got the lunch beef fajitas. Everything was average and the rice was bland.The staff was great but wouldn't return to eat.

Thank Beth M
Odessa, Texas
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife and I were craving Mexican food during our most recent trip to Wichita Falls and I remembered reading about this restaurant on Trip Advisor so we thought we'd give it a shot. The atmosphere was very nice inside and the staff was more than courteous. I ordered the cheese enchilada dinner with beans and rice. It was OK,... More 

Thank bencart
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Passing through town, this place was within walking distance of our hotel. Prompt and friendly service. Many locals, very kid friendly. We had guacamole salad for an appetizer, I had $4.99 cheese enchilada special and my spouse had shrimp tostadas. Food was average, tasty TexMex. Entire meal was less than $25. Nice place for a warm tasty meal.

Thank AlbuquerqueRush
Wichita Falls, Texas
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165 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

So glad that Vaca Loca is back in business. They were gone for a little while. The wait staff is polite and attentive. The food is average.

Thank Carol S
Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Food was average quality - not bad but not great but certainly edible. Very friendly staff. A little pricey for what you get but not outrageously high.

Thank Loretta T
Graham, Texas
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Vaca Loca "Mexican" food is not the typical TexMex food one finds in most Mexican restaurants in this city. Why would anyone want the same flavor in every Mexican restaurant in town? Vaca Loca is spotlessly clean, staff is friendly and checks frequently to see if everything is OK. The food is excellent. Lunch plates start at $4.99 and one... More 

Thank Stallion3
Wichita Falls, Texas
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

A friend suggested we go here; it was not so crowded and had a good selection of lunch menu items. The food was quickly served and inexpensive.

Thank Jack B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4525 Maplewood Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76308-4609
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Wichita Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 940-500-4587

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