El Vaquero Santa Maria BBQ - PERMANENTLY CLOSED

4907 River Rd N, Keizer

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Split decision: the wife was generally pleased with the tri tip platter, meat was tender but not terribly flavorful, and beans were good. Unfortunately I don't have much good to say about the tacos. I tried the brisket, pulled pork, and chicken. I could be wrong, but they tasted like store bought corn shells that were then fried to a crisp, which just didn't work for me. Finally, if you order a soda, they hand you a plastic bottle, no cup/ice.

Loveee this place! Will definitely be back. We went around two or 3 weeks before the latest shutdown, and the waitress was so sweet and great with our little boys. The owner was there and greeted us when we came in, in a manner that reminded me of when I used to go to family/friend barbacoas. He came by and spoke with us, checked on our food, and even said goodbye to us. I had a pulled tri tip sandwich I believe, and my fiancé had brisket. Food was great, and the environment...read full review

They have the best Brisket and Tri tips I've had since living briefly in Bakersfield CA. We had Tri tips for the first time there and those oil industry guys really knew how to barbecue them. El Vacquero's are the best and their barbecue sauce is perfect!

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El Vaquero Santa Maria BBQ - PERMANENTLY CLOSED

4907 River Rd N, Keizer, OR 97303
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