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El Gitano

1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-5413
+1 360-424-5514
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (6 reviews)
“seafood dish” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
$$ - $$$
1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-5413
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I had the Colorado Burrito which I could never describe as Mexican food. The was little flavor and the ingredients were primarily refried beans with a red chili topping with some chunks of meat in it.....not what I was use to getting in a true...More

Thank BareboatCaption
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Never had a bad experience here. The food is great, the portions are almost too generous and the wait staff always has a smile. Oh, and by the way, the nachos are bomb!

Thank Dtor02
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Ate here last week. I ordered taco al carbon for dinner. My friend ordered carne asada. His food was so so, mine was horrible. Tasteless, boiled chopped beef with no season at all. In the past as I remember correctly the taco al carbon were...More

Thank JadeLiam
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Came just before closing,which we hadn't paid attention to. The staff said come on in. We were told to sit and enjoy our meal.. The food was excellent. Adriana gave us excellent service, so we went back the next night. Very friendly place, We will...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The food is always great here, love to eat here every chance we get! The servers are always friendly and very attentive!

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Despite the parking lot being full (Sunday dinner ) we were seated immediately in a booth. Service was a little slow but the quality of the food made up for it. A bowl of tortilla soup looks like it held a quart of fluid. I...More

Thank Clark D
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had heard so much about this restaurant that we decided to try it. Although not disappointed, we weren't thrilled with it either. We prefer a Tex-Mex style of Mexican restaurant and this one is more authentic. My wife had a spicy seafood dish that...More

Thank vern C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It is too bad that this place has food that is so American Mexican that is has no flavor. Out of the four orders three had to be returned due to too cold or over cooked.

Thank JeffkVancouver
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This restaurant has a variety of choices of Mexican food for entrees etc. If you can't decide on a certain dish try a combo. Food was excellent and the servers were very helpful

Thank vb7337
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Parking was a little tough in our huge pick-up truck. But, we did find a space in the back. The lunch menu is good until 5pm. We arrived after 5, but my $3.99 happy hour margarita was yummy. We both cleaned our plates. Combo #2...More

Thank Charlene L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-5413
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 360-424-5514
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