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El Rodeo

1441 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3125
717-509-7955
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Ranked #176 of 503 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price range: $5 - $16
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 10, 2014
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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Have been here a couple times I always get the seafood fajitas they are delicious and there's always so much food I get to take it home and enjoy more for the next days lunch. The restaurant is decorated very nice its as if you have walked into a Mexican Fiesta. I'd definitely recommend this restaurant to all my friends... More

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Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have NEVER taken the time to write a restaurant review; however, I must share my previous and LAST visit. I found canned chicken in my chimichanga. Disgusting! The restaurant used to be decent but recently has gone downhill. My husband orders the fajitas and enjoys them, they obviously cannot use canned chicken in this dish. I gather they figure... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Overall, this is a standard but good Mexican place. It's reasonably priced and almost everything is a combination of tortilla, rice, beans, meat, etc. I would suggest the fajitas, they were very good and I enjoyed leftovers the next day. The warm chips and salsa are a nice appetizer, especially since we were hungry. I had a mango margarita at... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Typical Mexican menu. Very easy to get to. Plenty of parking. Service is very good. Food is typical and tasty. Very fairly priced nice portions. Will call again in the future

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Pittsburgh
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

First time at El Rodeo in Lancaster and my wife an I liked it a lot. The starter chips and salsa were very good. It's always nice when the chips are served warm. We then had the table side made to order fresh guacamole which was awesome!! My wife had the shrimp and cheese enchiladas with cheese sauce instead of... More

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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Always can count on good Mexican food from here. Good value for the price. They have great service and it's always clean.

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Portland, Ct.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

When we come to visit the Lancaster area we always go to El Rodeo to get some of the best Mexican food. This time as always I ordered a Chiles Rellenos and it comes out and it has not been battered with an egg batter and fried. I had a green chili with cheese inside and laying on the plate,... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The first problem is trying to find the entrance. Tables and chairs for outdoor seating were blocking what we supposed the front entrance--one door said to use the other door. At a bit before noon on a Thursday the place had only two other tables that were occupied. That should tell you something. No other diners arrived while we were... More

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Though we arrived shortly before closing time on a Sunday evening, our waitress was friendly and helpful. The fresh-made guacamole was outstanding and was served in a genuine volcanic stone molcajete. The rest of the food was very good.

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Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We visited El Rodeo for a dinner with our relatives. We had been here several times previously and found things basically the same. This restaurant is part of a chain of restaurants in southcentral Pennsylvania. We arrived for dinner, and were greeted by the hostess as soon as we entered. We were seated immediately. The restaurant has a fairly extensive... More

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