El Rio Verde
38 North Trenton Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74120
Cuisines: Mexican Restaurants
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El Rio Verde Reviews
El Rio is definitely off the beaten path, sitting just a block north of Admiral amongst wholesale produce warehouses, but plenty of people know "where it's at"...in both senses of the phrase.It's a cash only establishment, and be prepared to wait at lunch as it gets plenty of downtown refugees. The wet burrito is the mainstay of the menu, and you can get any entree "wet", as in covered in salsa and melted cheese. But I digress, the wet burrito is a large item filled with rice, beans, cheese, and your choice of meats, about 6, I believe, from carne esada, and chorizo sausage, to marinated pork, beef tongue, and pork cheek. I had the carne esada, although I was sorely tempted by the lengua. The burrito was heartily delicious, although the carne esada was a bit bland. My partner for the day's gustation seconded that opinion with his soft tacos, although he liked the chorizo taco he had. I also noticed these huge meat sandwiches which I will try next time. The table next to us had two dry , and two wet, which I would never had thought to try, but it looked very good.Price is also great at El Rio, the wet burrito was $5.50, and was easily a meal. My partner had three of the $1.99 soft tacos, which he filled with three different meats. Great idea, gotta remember that one as well. There are a number of seafood entrees that look interesting, but on a number of visits, I've never gone to far from the wet burrito.El Rio Verde is not much to look at from the outside, and frankly, not much better on the inside, although it is clean and simple, but the food coming out of that little kitchen is eye candy enough.
7 Mares soup is awesome! Then again, it's hard to find anything here that isn't!
by Jack D.
Best Mexican food I have ever had. Try the steak taco salad or wet burrito. Don't forget the Mexican Coke.
by Amanda G.
Best Mexican food in Tulsa.
by Scott H.
Ok, this is the ultimate tip: on the weekends they make Pozole. It's a special soup with pulled pork & hominy. It's absolutely outstanding. You're welcome in advance. Love you all, Jeff.
by Jeff R.
The best places are found in the ghetto, and this just happens to be one of them.
by Tina S.
Wet burrito! Yes. This was a great find! Thank you Siri!
by Jimmy B.
Best Mexican taco in town.
by vito m.
Try the teriyaki chicken quesadilla!!
by John B.
Vegetarian or not...get the veggie burrito
by Brian C.
Make sure to drink the horchata and have some delicious menudo! If your up for what's in it ;)
by Jessica I.
Try the enchiladas del mar. Yum!
by Mercedes M.
The Chorizo Mexican tacos are super good.
by Jeff R.
The piña colada drink is refreshing and delicious, plus- you get 1 free refill.
by Jeff R.
The mex tacos are bomb...con todo
by Liz M.
Wet Burrito is an experience. Try with a Coca-Cola or Modelo especial.
by Jeremy H.
Horchata to drink, guacamole as an appetizer, Wet Burrito as the main course. Also delicious: chicken teriyaki quesadillas, tortilla soup, tacos, and various Mexican candies.
by rachael r.
Order Horchata to drink, guacamole as an appetizer. Try the Wet Burrito. Also delicious: the teriyaki chicken quesadilla, tortilla soup, and various Mexican candies.
by rachael r.
Have to have the wet burrito! Wash it down with a cold bottled Coca-Cola.
by J D R.
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