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El Rodeo

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1540 S Main St Ste 100, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5575
+1 540-951-1005
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Caetite, BA
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Mexican food and I really enjoyed having lunch there! Food was delicious and portions were huge. The place is really cute, service was very nice and the price is good too.

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Thank rcvcarneiro
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing special, nothing terrible. Enjoyed my Texas margarita and couple of simple burritos. Good joint for students and parents on a budget.

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Thank Stuart D
Blacksburg, Virginia
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133 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Known locally as "El-Rod's," my kids like to come here for the food, my friend for the food & jumbo margaritas. Always a good football match on the TVs.

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Thank ahmni
Spotsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

The servers really hustle in this restaurant. We visited on a busy Friday night. We were seated quickly and the food was quite good. This seemed like the place for students to hang out, lively, but not rowdy.

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Thank Dave A
Clarksville, VA, United States
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284 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Went with family. Reasonable spot, absolutely nothing special. Tacos best, cheese enchiladas second. Service good, overall middle of road nothing special. Daily specials looked like best reason to try this spot.

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Thank Joey H
Long Valley, New Jersey
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

The food here is very good for a Mexican restaurant in Virginia. Is it the best I ever had? No, but it was very tasty and flavorful. The prices were very low for the quality and quantity of food they serve. I don't recall seeing an entree over $10-$12. They have a bar area which serves very large drinks such... More 

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Thank devils4ever
Virginia
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134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

My VA Tech daughter took me here when I visited, knowing that I liked Mexican food. Well, the food was indeed good but what I didn't expect was the delicious Margarita. It was HUGE - one fueled me for the rest of the PM. Beware, however, you will need a DD if you drink one!

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Thank Hank H
Manassas, Virginia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

My son graduated from Radford University, and later that evening, 11 of us went to El Rodeo for dinner. The food was excellent. The wait staff was outstanding, and everyone's order was correct and brought to the table fairly quickly. I paid for the entire group, and the total bill was very reasonable, considering most in the group did have... More 

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Thank John N
Stephens City, Virginia
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Food was good - service was quick - typical lunch menu for a mexican restaurant - had the lunch mixed fajitas - great flavor - good portion

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Thank Barnettfamily4
Christiansburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I can order the same or very similar item each time and be pleased! And this is what I usually do because I rely on this consistency.

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Thank ppqberry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 S Main St Ste 100, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5575
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Blacksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-951-1005

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