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El Cazador

$$ - $$$Mexican,
32195 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3774
+1 360-675-6114
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
“burrito” (17 reviews)
“tamales” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
32195 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3774
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I loved this restaurant and the atmosphere! Everywhere you look, there is a scene of Spanish culture and you feel like you’ve been swept away. The food was incredible and it’s very hard to please me, since I’m a California native and have had some...More

1  Thank BionicVoice
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We came at rush hour and were out in half an hour. HUGE portions, single plate would feed 2. Appreciated two levels of spice with salsa. Loved pollo ala crema. Was best meal of our vacation! Was well worth the stop.

1  Thank Dale E
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Great friendly atmosphere. Good home-cooked authentic Mexican food at very good prices! Plenty of room for private parties and small groups. Plenty of friendly, usually young wait staff makes the wait short. Try the fresh guacamole made at table-side!

1  Thank Zina D
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We stopped in for lunch over the weekend - the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was just ok...average. We all agreed we've had better Mexican food. Don't get me wrong, it wasn't terrible, just ok. One a positive note, the restaurant was...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Mild salsa yuk. Chicken Enchiladas bland meat. Ambiance great. Service great too. Add some seasoning and this could “be the place”.

Thank Rnnc2009
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Outstanding, authentic Mexican food!! This place is amazing! I’ve never had a bad experience here!! Tonight was a night I tried something different and as usual I’m impressed

1  Thank Allen B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

What a great find while traveling back to B.C.! The food outstanding the margaritas were the best and service second to none ! I would say the only negative....portions are too big.....lol!

1  Thank Valerie N
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Good Food, Good Service, Nice atmosphere. Menu was like most Mexican restaurants, nothing too different, but a good place to eat!

1  Thank Terry P
Reviewed 9 January 2018

El Cazador has been in town for decades. Their current spot off of Hwy 20 provides good access and free parking. I have always gotten lovely service from Elizabeth. My favorite is the shrimp in mojo de ajo, or the table side guacamole. My wife...More

2  Thank bynw
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food here, like most Mexican restaurants, is served in very hefty portions. They have a good variety on the menu and the combo meals are pretty extensive. I stopped in for lunch with a buddy and we were both surprised at the size of...More

Thank michaelwU5860VU
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32195 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3774
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-675-6114
  • E-mail
Consecutively voted "Best Mexican" by Whidbey News-Times readers 2010 thru 2017. Since 1982 we have remained family owned and operated are and proud to serve Whidbey Island delicous Mexican food! Whether you are craving some delicious Queso Dip, Churros, Carne Asada, Fajitas, Pozole, or Tortilla soup, you are sure to find something to love here at El Cazador.
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