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El Norteno

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730 East Church Street, Patrick Henry Mall, Martinsville, VA 24112
276 666 1118
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So good!

I am a huge fan of Mexican food and that is the one thing we have going for us in Martinsville. El Norteno is great quality food, good prices, and fast/friendly service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
kkeith34
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Martinsville, Virginia
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Axton, Virginia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Used to be the best mexican food in the area. It's not so good anymore. Last time my cousin and I were there the service was awful (they were more attentive to the table of 8 near us) I told our waiter we wanted to order food also. The food was ok. We will NOT be going back!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I visit El Norteno in Martinsville VA on 8/24/2015 around 5:15 pm. I had called in a ACP with extra cheese. When I got home an open container there was a roach on the bottom of the ACP. I took food back and the first thing Manager ask me after I told him the problem was "Do you want me... More 

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Thank Keisha D
Martinsville, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Friendly owner/manager, good staff, prices are good and food is good. See a lot of local friends there. Always fun to meet friends there and kids love to eat there.

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Thank Love_To_Travel1949
Martinsville, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good fast place cheap place to eat. Food is as Mexican as it gets and the waiters know if you are on a timed lunch.

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Thank Skip R
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

El Norteno personnel was outstanding with their kinder ,they were very friendly, well dress you know who was who. Their personnel was there to help with everything, when i took look at their Salads they was just great .most of all you could have your order cook the way you wanted it. When you recive your meal it was more... More 

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Thank Johnnie P
Martinsville, Virginia
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160 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I am a huge fan of Mexican food and that is the one thing we have going for us in Martinsville. El Norteno is great quality food, good prices, and fast/friendly service.

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1 Thank kkeith34
Martinsville, Virginia, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The staff are friendly and service is fast. Food is good, not great. Salsa is excellent and chips are always fresh tasting.

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Thank Janine H
Martinsville, Virginia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

El Norteno is an excellent Mexican restaurant that features all your favorites dishes. The service is always quick and courteous and the atmosphere only adds to your dining experience. A great value for your dining experience.

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Thank Tim B
Deadwood, SD
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

The food is nothing special but well cooked and quick. The service is good and the people there friendly.

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Thank Brett D
Martinsville, Virginia
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Took the family here last night and I really enjoyed it. The Chile Rellano on my combination plat was excellent! Texas Margaritas have Cuervo Gold and Grand Marnier for very smooth libation. Dos Equis Amber is on tap. Be sure to try the homemade hot sauce - red or green. I preferred the green

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 730 East Church Street, Patrick Henry Mall, Martinsville, VA 24112
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Henry County  >  Martinsville
  • Phone Number: 276 666 1118

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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