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1441 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3125
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Ranked #196 of 510 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price range: $5 - $16
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I eat here a lot... And I love it. It's my favorite Mexican restaurant in town! That said, the quality will usually pretty good can be hot or miss. Sometime my quesadilla has extra stuff in it, sometimes not (I prefer not!) sometimes the chicken is shredded, sometimes it's not (I prefer shredded!) the rice, is sometimes very flavorful, sometimes... More 

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Linwood, New Jersey
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Stopped here hoping a small local place might serve decent mexican food. Disappointed. Service was poor, never brought chips or salsa until meal was served after I asked for them Salsa was tasteless seemed right out of a can. Food was not even warm but prices were pretty good. They were not busy so I'm surprised the service was so... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Though we always enjoy meals at El Rodeo, lunch is our favorite: Not as busy and the portions are full sized but only a fraction of the regular price. The salsa is too chunky for my liking, but the flavor is delicious. The chicken chimichangas are delightful as is the fajita dish with fresh pineapple!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

First time here from out of town. Place looked nice from the outside, & inside for that matter. Salsa was good, chips were good, but the guacamole we ordered was a little bland. Got the huevoes con chorizo. Was just ok. Could've used more flavor. Didn't taste like a homemade chorizo to me. Rice & beans were decent but probably... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First of all the place was dark and kind of dingy looking. And there was sticky stuff on my menu. Ordered the 'special' Margarita, however it tasted pretty ordinary to me...and a bit watery (on the rocks). Ordered the Chile Verde with rice and beans. They forgot to bring out the tortillas, but they were delivered immediately upon reminding them.... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ordered the shrimp over dirty rice (with squash and avocado). Proabaly the best shrimp meal that my husband has ever ordered. I ordered the chicken chimichanga (deep fried). It was excellent, as always.

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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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
1 review
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Additional Information about El Rodeo

Address: 1441 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3125
Phone Number: 717-509-7955
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 16
Cuisine: Mexican

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