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El Rodeo

2606 N High School Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-2910
(317) 328-7953
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Ranked #584 of 1,992 restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 7, 2014
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English first
Columbus, OH
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I had a family member visiting from out of town who enjoys Mexican food, so I thought this would be a safe bet based on the reviews. Nope nope nope. To start off, there were a few police cars responding to something at the gas station just north of the restaurant. Lights, sirens, the whole nine yards. Just swell, but... More

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Greenfield IN
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If you want some good authentic Mexican food- go here. I live here in Indpls, and been to a lot of Mexican places, and this is by far the best place to go for food, salsa and customer service. The pico de gallo is awesome- if you're really hungry, go for the Spicy Burrito- the huevos rancheros is good- and... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Although not a big fan of Mexican food have to bow to the wife and friends once and awhile. I had a sauted shrimp dish that was delicious. everyone else had traditional fare. No complaints and everyone got full. Mostly a family atmosphere and little noisy. Nice spicy salsa. I'd go back.

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Lusk, Wyoming
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The portion were great, I guess I just prefer a more authentic taste, and real cheese. The margarita was pretty much a virgin :(

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RALEIGH
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Loved El Rodeo! The service was excellent and the food was excellent! Can't go wrong if you like Mexican!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

Worst experience ever at an el rodeo! 2 friends and I love to go to a Mexican restaurant after work at times to have a beer queso and chips. I ordered a large queso, that was $6.99 by the way, but it did not come with chips bc they had already had 2 baskets complimentary with salsa prior to ordering... More

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

We met friends for dinner and we had a total of 5 kids, 3-10 yrs of age. Our server was fantastic and easy going despite our "busy" table. I liked the beautiful artwork and light ambiance. My husband's enchilada suiza was amazing! There was a layer of spicy pork across the top of the green sauce. I ordered the pollo... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Very average food and small portion. Only HOT sauce for cold stale chips. If you ask for mild sauce they bring warm sauce that tastes like italian ragu. Service was average at best. NO smiles from anyone working there. No one asked how my food was. I am still looking for a really GOOD Mexican restaurant on the Northside or... More

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San Diego, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Stopped by this favorite after Catherne's dance recital last night. Enjoyed my usual Camarones a la Diablo! Hot and tasty as usual! Lorenza had pork Burrito Roquetas and Bart had Enchiladas Super Rancheras and we too took Steak and Shrimp Especialidades home for Oanh! All our go-to Favorites. Catherine had a cheese Quesadilla! Bart and I "shared" the Special 62... More

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Bristol, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Food was good, however my drink was horrible. Serivce was slow when we were there, but the manager was working his butt off and he said people didn't show up to work.

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