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El Rodeo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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260 Wildwood Rd, 260 Wildwood Rd, 24153-2322, Salem, Virginia, Salem, VA 24153-2322
+1 540-387-4045
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Boca Raton, Florida
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For mexican food this place is quite bland. Prices are good for the amount of food you get..but spice it up!

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Thank 7continents1972
Roanoke, Virginia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We frequently have the same servers who are friendly and efficient. The food is fabulous and the beer is great. They now have s weekday buffet with a mixture of American and Mexican dishes

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1 Thank Sharon M
Reidsville, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Rodeo has a great lunch buffet and menu options Service is fast and the prices are not expensive. The Cheese Enchiladas and Crunch Beef tacos tastes great.

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1 Thank Max T
Rural Retreat, Virginia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I had dinner here and food was very good and staff was friendly and professional. Food was brought quickly and very plentiful. Mar.garitas are huge and very good Would definitely eat here again.

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1 Thank jdnglo
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Good food and good value. They have a lunch buffet every day from 11 am to 2:30 pm for less than $10. The menu on trip advisor is outdated and no longer used.

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1 Thank Maria A
Manassas, Virginia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We went here only because we stayed right next door and all the reviews on Trip Advisor were so good. Let me tell you- they lied! Service was awful, food was mediocre- the kids wouldn't even eat the French fries! We definitely will not be returning here!!!

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1 Thank mamasym
Salem, Virginia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

hot and fresh...service is excellent...Buffet is also very good and inexpensive...7.99. I usually get the chimichangas or fajitas and both are tasty

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1 Thank Heather S
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stopped at the hotel next door for the night, to tired to go far, we decided to eat diner at this restaurant. When we got inside, it was inviting and colourful, very warm feeling! We ate all different plates, fajitas were huge!!!! Every plate was plenty full, we could have shared easily! Service was top ! Very very nice... More 

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2 Thank Manon24
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had the buffet for lunch. Very flavorful food. Great selection. Even had some kid friendly selections. Very friendly staff. Very clean eating area as well as bathrooms. Definitely will stop there again next time by.

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2 Thank theRockytopman
Groton, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Really liked this restaurant, service was very good, food arrived quickly and was very flavorful. Had margaritas with our dinner and they were very good as well. The hostess was a bit sour when she seated us and her perfume was a bit overwhelming but the waiter was quick and efficient. He did not check back with us after our... More 

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2 Thank doctorkb4482

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
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
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Wildwood Rd, 260 Wildwood Rd, 24153-2322, Salem, Virginia, Salem, VA 24153-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-387-4045

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