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El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant

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3404 Westgate Dr., Durham, NC 27707
919-402-9190
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Mexican food

We had dinner at the restaurant. We didn't know if the restaurant was good because we never saw people inside. But there were a lot of Mexicans inside, which is a good thing. That means the food is good, which it was. They have a lot of choices. Also vegetarian options. They served us free chips... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Kaat88
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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364 reviews 364 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had dinner at the restaurant. We didn't know if the restaurant was good because we never saw people inside. But there were a lot of Mexicans inside, which is a good thing. That means the food is good, which it was. They have a lot of choices. Also vegetarian options. They served us free chips with (as it seemed)... More 

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Toone, TN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I am from Texas and I really look to find a good Tex-Mex restaurant when I travel. this is the best I've found so far. I still have a few places to check out, but I highly recommend this one when you are in the area. I often order a #14, which is a Chilli Relleno, a Burrito, and and... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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189 reviews 189 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Had lunch here with a friend. Nice selection of food. Nice atmosphere. Reasonable prices. Good service. Food was very tasty. No rush to get out. We enjoyed our meal and would certainly return. Portions were very generous.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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703 reviews 703 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Typical Mex... was out after a fashion but good service. Nothing too fancy. Convenient. Most traditional menu offerings.

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Durham, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I love Mexican food. And this was by far the worst mexican restaurant that I've ever been to. The salsa was terrrrrrible for the chips and salsa. I had a burrito for my meal and it tasted like it was heated up in the microwave. The tortilla was dried out and hard. Never going back, and I'm within walking distance.

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Ann Arbor
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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This place has a very busy menu. The have combos, fajitas, and a bunch of other items. Most places have fajitas, chicken or steak. This place has around 6 or so fajitas listed. Chicken, Steak, Chicken and Steak, Seafoord, Chicken and Steak and Chorizo, etc. You get the idea. I had their Tijuana Fajita (Chicken, Steak, and Chorizo). It was... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

There are numerous Mexican restaurants in Durham, North Carolina, but El Rodeo is one of our favorites. It's convenient to our home and it is a medium-size restaurant, big enough for the clientele. My wife and I have dined there on many occasions and my wife always has the ACP and most of the time I have my favorite, their... More 

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Efland, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was out with my husband and we happend to stop by the restaurant for lunch. What a lucky find we made that day. Everyone was attentive, happy to take our order and when they brought my husband a beer with a lime on it ( which I forgot to tell them he had a lime allergy, my mistake) the... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food was delicious, guac prepared fresh and horchata was yummy! Prices are good especially the lunch menu. My waiter was amazing, very attentive and sweet! Best service I've ever had in a Mexican restaurant:)!

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Durham, NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I dined with a friend at El Rodeo in mid-November at least a year since the previous visit. This review is about this most recent dinner. It's a Wednesday night and there are many empty tables and we're seated at a booth. Our female server appears quickly and asks us for drinks. We both want just water and she leaves.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3404 Westgate Dr., Durham, NC 27707
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-402-9190

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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