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Vaquero's Mexican Restaurant

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3442 E Broad St, Statesville, NC 28625-4762
+1 704-883-0635
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This small and authentic restaurant provides a good selection of Tex/Mex. The guy out front, Sergio, is friendly and always on top of everything. My wife and I split and enjoy the Fajitas Texanans - combo of beef, pork and shrimp. Delicious!!!!

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Thank Johnny B
North Carolina
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Whenever I'm in the mood for Mexican in Statesville I go to Vaqueros. The food is always good but I go mostly because it's family run and they could not be nicer people.

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Thank trm1745
Cornelius NC
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565 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Discovered this place a couple of years ago and it's become a favorite. Food is always good, prices are right, folks are friendly and it's an enjoyable place to dine. Tried to go with a new co-worker on Monday only to find they are closed on Mondays. We tried again today and everything was as good as ever and they... More 

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Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
Statesville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We have been a fan of this restaurant for a long time. They give good size portions and their prices are not too high. The service is always friendly and quick too.

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Thank OhioPam56
Statesville, North Carolina
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227 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have been eating here for several years and keep coming back. The food is really tasty, the Picadillo burrito is my favorite, although sometimes I get the chalupa. We like to eat here for lunch and the prices are really good. Sergio is great, he takes good care of us and he knows what I order when I call... More 

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Thank dclmom34
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Vaquero's has been operating in Statesville 12 years. They have a very loyal following. Mama cooks. Papa cleans up and preps. Sergio is the conductor/waiter. We've been eating in the restaurant for 10 years when we pass through Statesville. Macho Burrito is my favorite. As I've gotten older, my wife and I share this burrito. You can get it with... More 

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Thank BJ C
Statesville, North Carolina
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to Vaqueros for several years, food is always fresh ( I could drink the salsa!) great flavor, decent prices and the son that runs the front is fun, friendly and hard working. The parents that do all the cooking do an amazing job, I've tried alit of stuff off their menu and haven't been disappointed once. My... More 

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Thank summomnc
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We go here somewhat frequently. The family is super nice. The son will know your order after a couple visits. Great restaurant around the corner. No high thrills but great home feeling

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Thank me1030
Mooresville, North Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This is our second trip to Vaquero's and both times we had excellent meals. Sergio was our server and is very knowledgeable with everything on the menu. The food is freshly made and the spicing is perfect,I had the sizzling fajitas and it was outstanding.My wife had the chicken quesadillas and she loved it. If you want Mexican food at... More 

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Thank Jerry D
Statesville NC
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We've been eating here ever since they opened, usually more than once a week. Sergio and his parents are really nice people, and it's the best Mexican food we've ever tasted. Everything is fresh - no pre-made frozen stuff here. They even make their own salsa! The chile rellenos are wonderful, the fajitas, the taco salads, the molcajete. I call... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3442 E Broad St, Statesville, NC 28625-4762
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Statesville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-883-0635
Description
Family-owned restaurant. Everything is fresh and home-made. I've never had a bad meal there, and have had many great ones. Wonderful, friendly waiter (Sergio).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?