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El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant

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1780 Hilliard Rome Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026-9067
+1 614-876-5157
11:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Lima, Ohio
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food here was good also the service could have been better. The staff was very friendly and helpful as this was a first visit.

Thank Mark M
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Who is the same as always, took a while to come out there super busy. Could've offered a little better customer service TLC, but overall not bad.

Thank Phillip H
Fort Myers, Florida
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191 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

On Mondays their "pick2" special is $7.99 and is a good value with many choices. My chile rellano was actually very spicy I didn't finish but soft taco very good Hubby had enchilada and tostado and he liked. We asked if it was happy hour and server said yes and he asked hubby if he wanted a margarita so he... More 

Thank Becky V
Lagrange, Ohio
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Everything about El Vaquero is great- the food, drinks and service is awesome. I am upset about one thing- They discontinued my favorite dish- #37. I will still go back-i will just have to find something else.

Thank Coozach
Salt Lake City, Utah
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163 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I visited El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant with a business associate on a recent trip to Columbus. We were promptly seated upon arrival, but it took some time for the server to get to our table. Once she did, she took our drink orders and delivered them a short time later. The meal order also took some time to place, but... More 

Thank Jonathan L
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, service was ok. Ordered a drink and it took them three try's to get it right (Grey Goose and seltzer). Would go back portions were the right size.

Thank Debbie8286
Ostrander, Ohio, United States
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80 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The food is very tasty and the Margaritas are good too! I've had several dishes here they have all been good. Not a place for a cheap date, kinda expensive.

Thank Deb C
Columbus, Ohio
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This is great food and the atmosphere is excellent. I go there for dinner or lunch and even for drinks with friends. Prices are reasonable and service is great.

Thank chrisdailey36
Columbus, Ohio
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Visited on a rainy Thursday night with another couple with kids (will get to rain later). Was sat in covered patio where heat was cranked to 100 - they maybe wanted us to feel like we were in Mexico in August? Anyway, server had hard time with our simple order and had to come back twice with corrections. Not sure... More 

Thank mjs05s
Columbus, Ohio
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138 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Husband and I go every other Saturday and sit at the bar. Efrain the bartender takes wonderful care of us. Fajitas Varallta (sp) and dos equis amber in a wonderful frosted mug. Food is super tasty, staff is wonderful, and restaurant is very clean.

Thank misspatrick1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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: 1780 Hilliard Rome Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026-9067
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Hilliard
  • Phone Number: +1 614-876-5157

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