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El Maguey

2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
757 442-2900
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Ranked #2 of 10 restaurants in Exmore
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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English first
Mount Kisco, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a nice surprise! First off, this place was packed! Had heard it was good but was concerned that it would be a huge wait. We waited all of 3 minutes for a table. The service is unbelievably fast and pleasant! Then there's the food. The menu is jam-packed and is a few pages long. So much to choose from.... More

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Parksley, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was our first visit and we will definitely return. Best Mexican food we've had this side of El Paso, TX! The staff were quick and attentive and really friendly. The real surprise was the birthday dessert with a song presented to our son-in-law - we don't know how they found out it was his birthday! It was a great... More

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Delaware
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Place is small and food seasoned so as not to offend anyone..Pretty bland. Of course hot sauce available,but should have FLAVOR with out. Portions ARE filling.

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virginia
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376 reviews 376 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I had wanted to try this place for a long time, so I finally stopped in for lunch. First of all, the service is excellent. They check on you many times during your meal. They give you free chips and salsa with your meal. The place is gaily decorated. I had the chimichangas (recommended by my server). They were very... More

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Poquoson, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Ate at El Maguey with a friend who had previously been there. We were greeted upon our arrival and immediately taken to our table where we received quick and friendly service. I was surprised by the size of my meal (enchiladas) for the price. What a deal, and worth every penny. Will definitely stop there again on my next visit... More

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Bristol, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Love this place! Food was so good and very welled priced! I got the steak salad and strawberry churos. Would def go back when I'm in town!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Food was awesome, waiter even "created" a dish upon request!. Table was not cleaned properly, noticed a chip when I moved the table tent to check dessert specials. Hope the kitchen is cleaner!

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New York, New York, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Service was courteous and efficient. Atmosphere was casual and cozy. Food came quickly and accurately. Chips and salsa complimentary and excellent. Fish tacos were delicious and large portion of fish. Carnie asada also very good. Nice portions. Great stop during road trip.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Every time I visit family on the Eastern Shore, we end at El Maguey's for at least one meal. Inevitably, my family, who live on the shore, know someone who is dining there. If it's a mid-day meal, people who work in the area are there. If it's an evening or weekend, it seems to be both those who live... More

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Salem, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

My husband and I loves this place. We visit on every trip back to my home town. Excellent food, particularly the fish tacos. Good service and reasonable prices, too.

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