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El Maguey

2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
+1 757-442-2900
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
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2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Very welcoming and friendly staff. The menu had many options, it was hard to choose because it all looked good. The restaurant was clean, and they have a place to sit down and dine as well as a take out window. I saw many locals...More

Thank CR_in_the_US
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Always love to go here to eat. Another "come as you are" feel good place. The Margurita's are the very best anywhere. The food is the best Mexican food around here.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Locally owned and operated. Large selection. Great servings. Small and friendly. Worth the wait which does not take long. Great cocktails and excellent fried ice cream.

Thank theresacadams
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Yesterday I was with a party of 5 for lunch. The wait staff refused to seat us at the round table but put two different height tables together for us. The food was passable tex-mex at best. One other and I were on travel for...More

Thank Nanette T
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Food was good, ask for the white sauce.. its yummy! Must be a popular spot, it was getting packed when we left.

Thank lacyayn
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have passed El Maguey's at least a dozen times. It doesn't have much curb appeal. Thank goodness we decided to give it a try one weekend. Don't let the outside fool you cause they have yummy food there. Very friendly staff...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Our neighbors called: "lets do Mexican!"- so, within an hour we were seated in this busy, buzzing little oasis of warmth, enjoying delicious jumbo margaritas, warm chips and great salsa. The service was good, dishes were tasty and hot, the bill very reasonable. Everyone loves...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Sometimes these little local Mexican joints have a wonderful cook in the kitchen. This was not one of those. Service was good, tables were clean, ambiance was basic tile and strings of plastic red pepper lights. The food was hot and came out quickly, but...More

Thank lhq
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Wait staff was friendly, the food was good, but when I saw a spider coming down on a web at the table in front of me, I started looking around and there was lots of dust. When you pay, just look at the plastic pin...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My friend and I stumbled on El Maguey when traveling through Exmore. Goodness! We went back the next day. This really is authentic Mexican food. It is absolutely delicious! They have a full bar and an extensive, affordable menu with ample servings. They offer great...More

Thank CLMessmer
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Bill C
do they use MSG?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Exmore
  • Phone Number: +1 757-442-2900