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Mi Vaquita

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Ave 3H Esq. Calle 76 | Sector Plaza Republica, Maracaibo, Venezuela
+58 261-7911990
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

As always, good food, friendly service Think that the decor is a little outdated This time the churasco was so think that my med rare came out rare, but since it was so big i just ate the lesser think parts Will return

Thank jobskearuba
Doha, Qatar
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

For decades the best place to have a unique stile picana (Punta Trasera). This is such a good place that anything you pick will make your plalate well treated. My favorite? Picanha (Punta Trasera)

1 Thank lltovar
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great service, Amazing food, American style food, after 7:00 pm there's a disco a night scene going on, just great times !

1 Thank Karinatural
Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

As I said in previous reviews I'm originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela and after 8 years living outside my country This restaurant, bar and disco is still the best in their style in my city. This is part of the tradition in my city as it has been there for more than 50 years. Founded by and American adventurer that make... More 

1 Thank Carlos V
Brampton, Canada
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you are looking for the best steak in Maracaibo, do not waste time searching around. A tip regarding meat tenderness: domestic cows have to walk a lot in Venezuela to get fed hence less fat is accumulated so meat might not be as tender as you may be used to. You can always order imported meet but I recommend... More 

1 Thank Jesús M
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in town, you can't go wrong, excellent food, very good service and best place to party Wednesday thru Saturday....

Thank wlattuf
Maracaibo, Venezuela
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have been several times there.The whole experience of Mi Vaquita it is a very nice place,the food excellent and the attecion too.Excellent place to eat accompanied

Thank agustineromero
Maracaibo, Venezuela
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1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent Food,good Service,an Maracaibo Institution,bar good for adults restaurant Family-Business Type

Thank bpreichardt
Maracaibo, Venezuela
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have been several times there, and I can summarize the whole experience of Mi Vaquita by saying it is a nice place to eat accompanied with family or friends, its specialty is meat and they offer high quality dishes. They have very nice ambient and service. At night it is also a place to dance and have a glass... More 

Thank LeanneBeatriz
Maracaibo, Venezuela
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2016

good piece of meat, safe place owned for years for an american. At nigth is a good place to share and listen music

Thank robertoffff69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Steakhouse, Latin, Venezuelan, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 3H Esq. Calle 76 | Sector Plaza Republica, Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Zulian Region  >  Maracaibo
  • Phone Number: +58 261-7911990

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