Chef Bartolome Presents:
When El Vato ("The Dude") realized that Miami was desperate for authentic Mexican food and drink, he packed up his Riviera and headed to the Sunshine State. Today, he's the man behind the scenes at El Vato Tequila and Taco Bar, where his profound culinary wisdom, past life as a master mixologist, and infinite style and flair transport South Miami Avenue into a Mexican fiesta.
El Vato's motto is "Eat Better, Feel Better!" While most chickens stay cooped up, theirs are naturally raised by select family farms with plenty of fresh air and an all-veggie, antibiotic and hormone-free diet. Their certified humane Angus beef cattle are raised naturally and humanely for exceptional juiciness, tenderness and flavor. And any dish can be vegan, using award-winning Daiya non-dairy cheese and Smart Ground veggie protein. El Vato's chips and salsas are made fresh daily, guacamole is prepared to order and corn tortillas are gluten free! Even the irresistible fried dishes are prepared using the healthiest , low saturated oil available, with zero grams of trans fat, no hydrogenation, and heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids. The food only TASTES sinful!
That said, you MUST try the outstanding Margaritas, the impressive variety of Tequilas, and the huge Vato Loco (a frosty pitcher of luscious Sangria or Margaritas). No artificial "mixes" or flavors -- only fresh fruit and premium liquor! Now THAT'S what health drinks are all about! Salud!
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Sundays - Hung Over? Come Over! Sunday Brunch is on El Vato if you had a little too much tequila on Saturday night. Reservation is a must! Click Here
Full Liquor Bar
Happy Hour: Noon - 8pm Daily!
Outdoor Smoking, Patio Dining, Handicapped Access, Live Music, Vegan Menu Items, Gluten Free Menu Items