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1270 Stewart Rd, Monroe, MI 48162-4228
+1 734-241-7663
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food I an authentic setting. Has improved over time a lot. Ambience is also good as is location.

Thank pete_fdl
New Boston, Michigan
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242 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We used to come here every week, but the prices have really climbed and they discontinued the great taco special a long time ago. :( Ordered the white queso dip, "extra hot", yet still had to send the appetizer back THREE times because it was cold! I find guacamole absolutely disgusting and VERY clearly ordered my entree with NO guacamole,... More 

Thank raydonna
Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Friends asked us to go here for dinner the other night. The menu was huge and has tons of direct dishes. All the dishes are also numbered so if you struggle with the names you can simply tell the waiter your number. All of the food was excellent! We also ordered a huge bowl of guacamole which was probably the... More 

Thank Phil M
Monroe, Michigan
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The outside of the restuarant doesnt look very impressive and the parking lot appears empty often, but its misleading. The inside is nice and it fills up sporadically. We ve eaten here often, and had many different dishes. The menu is extensive and the prices are very reasonable. My only complaint would be that the chips they serve at the... More 

Thank Dawnie764
finger lakes NY
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264 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

My sister has enjoyed Mexican food in various parts of the US, as I have too; I've also worked in Mexico for extended periods. This evening, while visiting my sister, we were thinking of where to go for dinner; she mentioned the Posole, a delicious Mexican soup. Vaquero's is the only place she knows of in "downriver Detroit that has... More 

Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
Monroe, Michigan, United States
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I really like Vaquero's. The food is good and so is the service. The booths are not that great, but the food is big portions and very good.

Thank Kim O
Monroe, Michigan
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202 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch - ordered the Mole Poblano, she a chicken enchilada. The enchilada was very good as was the Mole dish, although there could have been more mole sauce. Her wine was served in coffee glasses and was a typical house red wine. My beer was in a 16-20 Oz. glass. The decor and music is very nice... More 

Thank Mike P
Monroe, Michigan
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Had the chicken quesedilla & a margarita for lunch out on the patio. Great service served quickly, & all was delicious!!!

Thank Maryliz1118
North Dakota
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

We eat here several times a week....call in carry out for lunches and stop in on the way home from work. Meals are large enough that we share one together. Its the most authentic mexican I've had in this area and the surrounding states this past year.

Thank bsalty61
monroe MI
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Good food and drink. Had wonderful service and the food will bring us back for more. Open and airy Have not found a bad thing on the menu yet.

Thank tommary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 1270 Stewart Rd, Monroe, MI 48162-4228
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 734-241-7663

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