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El Rodeo

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6900 Center St, Mentor, OH 44060-4245
+1 440-205-8740
11:00 - 22:00
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Mentor, Ohio
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting this restaurant for years now and we highly recommend it to anyone who wants delicious authentic mexican cuisine! The staff members are personable and ready to please. The atmosphere is upbeat, colorful, and family friendly. The food is always hot and ready within 10 minutes of ordering, which is great if you are bringing hungry children... More 

Thank Jennifer M
Mentor, Ohio
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Typical Mexican Food. Family owned. Great service. Awesome Margaritas and Amazing Salsa! They have an outdoor patio that is festive, but kind of heavy traffic. They also have a lunch buffet - I personally have not had it.

Thank Joni K
Mansfield, Ohio
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193 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were in the area and craving Mexican. We got our signature dish, Enchiladas Verdes. It was okay, but the flavors were not what we are used to. The salsa was kind of smokey flavored. The rice was dry. The beans were beans. Nothing fancy or to write home to mom about. The service was good, but food taste is... More 

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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690 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I flew into Cleveland from Reagan. I had to work with the school district in Mentor. The teachers took me to lunch at the el Rodeo.... the buffet was great.... nice choice of hot sauces.... not a large choice of foods but they all were good!!!! Had an ice tea and the whole thing was about $10..... good service also... More 

Thank gary c
Mentor, Ohio
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here a few times. Typical Mexican food at a chain restaurant. The decorations are beautiful, very colorful. There's a nice patio during nice weather.

Thank kwissy75
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Food was really good, glad they have vegetarian options. Food came very quickly. It was a beautiful night so we sat outside to eat n the patio, but it's on a Main Street and it was very noisy. Safe area, staff was ok, but as I mentioned the food was very good.

Thank christinekW9766NE
Chardon, Ohio
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519 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Nice quick lunch. Enchilada and taco plates were served within a couple of minutes. Food didn't have a lot of taste but was OK. In and out in under a half hour which suited our lunch time. Lots of selections to consider. Good salsa and chips. Not a gourmet place but ok for a quick sit down bite to eat.... More 

Thank davechardon
Perry, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The service is always good. Prompt. The food is average, but tastes decent. The décor is cool. I visit a handful of times a year. If you are looking for authentic Mexican..head to the border..but it is way better and nothing like Chi Chi's..

Thank Teri P
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I LOVE El Rodeo. The food is amazing, the free chips and salsa are always great, and the service is awesome. Your food comes out quickly. You always have fresh chips delivered to your table, the staff is fun and friendly, and best of all...it's cheap! Great place to grab some Mexican food.

Thank teabram
Heidelberg, Germany
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77 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

On a business trip we went for dinner to El Rodeo, a Mexican food place. Not sure if this is a restaurant chain, but I must say, that the decoration of the restaurant, inside and outside made us go in. The waiters was nice and attentive, the tables were simple with some decoration and good seating. The menu is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6900 Center St, Mentor, OH 44060-4245
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: +1 440-205-8740

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?