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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fine for lunch

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Edith G
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Haifa, Israel
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Durham, North Carolina
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I enjoyed the shrimp dish I ate, but my companion ordered chicken fajitas and felt the chicken was tasteless. The wait staff is very nice. The atmosphere is like a mexican sports bar.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Decided to try a late lunch on a Monday with 4 generations of our family. Never an easy thing to do. 2 parts of family from Ohio were visiting the transplanted family now living in NC. As soon as we walked in, we were greeted by the very friendly staff. They had the best seating set up for us. The... More 

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

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  • 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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