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Velasco's Mexican Restaurant

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29460 Auberry Rd Ste 201, Prather, CA 93651
+1 559-855-6565
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Prather, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has exceptional friendly service and great food. They serve traditional mexican dishes and beer. There's plenty of parking and your served quickley. Chips and salsa were free and the servings generous. For a quick bite after a long day of playing on the mountain stop at Velascos once and from my experience you will stop again.

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Thank hjb1719
Moncton, Canada
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After some hiking in nearby San Joaquin River Gorge, I was hungry. I remember a friend talking about a good Mexican restaurant in Prather. I found it and went in and sat down. The restaurant had a delightful country atmosphere and seemed to be run by a fun loving family. The authentic Mexican cuisine was delicious! I had the taco... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've had the relleno burrito here twice, loved it both times. The food and service were both good. I'll be back!

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Thank john b
California
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

All the usual Mexican dishes. Love the little tostada salad that comes with the dinner. The shredded chicken is tasty. They also have a lot of seafood choices

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Colleyville, Texas
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217 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had the chicken enchiladas. The 3 enchilada meal was plenty for my wife and I to share. Service was friendly and the food served very quickly. Would like to go back if in the area.

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Thank Steveh3Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff here. This is traditional Mexican food and I have enjoyed every meal I've ordered here. It does get very busy, so for take out calling in the order is best. Arrive early and expect a wait that is worth the trouble. They have moved into a new building across from the old location, so a... More 

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Thank Sandra L
Prather, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The new location of Velaso's is great, bigger,cooler, and an inside rtroom. Same food, I think a newly printed menu. Same waitresses and same GREAT feeling.

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Thank Mary D
Columbia City, Indiana
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Could not believe the quality of good food for such a small town hidden in the mountains of California! We loved the Service and the friendliness of the staff. Great and reasonably priced food. We will go back?

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Thank sharonjm11
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The Fajitas are awesome. I get the Asada and Shrimp combination. I also love the Chili Verde plate, it is tender and delicious with lots of black pepper. Get there early or expect to wait about 30 minutes for a table. The facility is old and rough and the restrooms are outside. We go there very often.

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Thank Buschuck
Tollhouse, Ca.
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103 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Sadly, I can't eat here. It is double sad because I am a local and we have limited dining options. Food is made with took much grease. Have tried several times to eat here, but self preservation kicked in

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29460 Auberry Rd Ste 201, Prather, CA 93651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Prather
  • Phone Number: +1 559-855-6565

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