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El Rodeo

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7850 Plantation Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-1610
+1 540-366-0032
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here in June with my parents and there are very few choices for dinner. Ate here with my mom and it was terrible. Service was bad, food was reheated, drinks were sent back for a beer. Nothing good to say. Fast forward 5 months and end up at the same exit for a hotel. Try it again and nothing... More 

Thank Cynthia C
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here, the buffet ($8), as I was in a hurry. It was ok, about what you'd expect from a place like this. Not outstanding, but not bad.

Thank Eric M
Ottawa, Canada
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way by ... and a short walk from the Fairfield. Friendly reception, food was served very quickly and the fajitas were very good, there was too much for the 2 of us 2 eat. Offered cold beer and a limited wine selection.

Thank b c
Saint John, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived tired, hungry and thirsty and were welcomed by a friendly receptionist and immediately taken to a comfortable booth. We learned that the restaurant is family owned and operated and it showed. Staff were very attentive and never slowed down. The restaurant opened 16 years ago. It is located less than 100 yards from a Hampton Inn, an easy... More 

Thank codfish2016
Northwest Vermont
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated without any wait. All of the staff was friendly and courteous. The atmosphere was lively but we were able to enjoy ourselves. The food was good and flavorful. The portion size was very good for the price. We found this to be a very reasonably priced restaurant and would go back.

Thank Pete_VT
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Typical Mexican restaurant. Service was quick and friendly and the food was good but not outstanding.

Thank Fuzziegirl
Herndon, Virginia
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The convenience of the location drew me (like several other reviewers) at the end of a long drive. I was seated quickly with zero pleasantries. The outdoor patio looked inviting on this unusually warm fall evening. I decided I would prefer to eat indoors, but the patio option was not even offered (despite evidently being open, with a few diners... More 

Thank MJGfromVa
Chantilly, Virginia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here and ate at the bar. Wonderful and attentive staff. Good was good. Had more on the plate than I could finish. I'd come again.

Thank Rudy R
Collings Lakes, New Jersey
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to go here based on previous reviews and location. Very pleased with our experience. Pleasant decor,friendly staff and good food. Salsa and chips were tasty . Combo dinner of Chile releno and tamole.,rice and beans was very good even though Chile releno Was different from usual Burritos Mexicano was excellent .happy hour 4 to 7

Thank Jpaws
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193 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Quick service, welcoming staff, reasonable prices. Worth a try. Plenty of space no need to book. What a surprise I got when my DosX arrived in a wonderful frozen glass. Brilliant

Thank mrandmrsDorset

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 7850 Plantation Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-1610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-366-0032

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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?