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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
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awful

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... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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Durham, North Carolina
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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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68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
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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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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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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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23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We love to come here, especially if we're in a hurry. The food comes quickly, tastes great and the place is clean. One of my favorite Mexican restaurants in the area.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This review is regarding the El Rodeo at 3600 N Duke St, Durham, NC, North Duke Mall. The food here is pretty good, but the drink prices are the real reason to go. This place is Durham's best kept secret.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

No complaints about food, service or atmosphere. Everything was exactly what I would expect from a typical Mexican restaurant dining experience. I'd eat here again.

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Santiago, Chile
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10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

The restaurant is in a cute little area of Downtown Duram that is definitely with a visit ... if nothing else to eat some delicious food at El Rodeo. The food is authentic and delicious. Lots of selection from the typical tacos to the fancier taquitos or fajitas. Plently more to choose from but my Spanish and my memory fails... 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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