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260 Wildwood Rd, Salem, VA 24153-2322
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English first
Salem, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Friendly staff! But if you didn't know it was open you would think it was vacant. No curb appeal, Sign is broken, booth seats are fixed with duct tape, paint on roof is peeling. Yuck...Who would want to eat there? When we were there the heat was broken. It was colder inside then it was outside. We ended up leaving... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stopped by on a Friday night for a quick bite to eat as we were heading north on rt. 81... didn't want to eat at a fast food place and El Rodeo was one of the 1st places we came to... now the place looks like a dump from the outside, so curb appeal is NOT one of its... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Ate at this restaurant while passing through Virginia on our way south, service was pretty good, food was very bland, not much flavor at all for a Mexican restaurant. Would not eat here again, would go into town and find something else. Price was not bad the food was just bland.

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Salem, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I really enjoy eating here. It's right off the interstate.The food is excellent and the service is fast. I enjoy the chips and salsa that they bring to the table. My favorite item is the Nachos Texanos. It is really good. My small grandchildren love the cheese quesidillas. We often take guests here as the menu is varied and good.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went to El Rodeo with our family and had a good table. We initially had great service, but then our waiter never stopped by after bringing our food. We have been here multiple times, and usually the waiters are on top of it and keep our drinks filled. I would say they get a 9/10 stars! Favorite dish is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Everyone has complained about the food being bland. It is far from bland. We were seated quickly. I ordered an ice cold beer and it came in a frozen mug!! The food came promptly and was almost hot. We were able to eat right away. My four year old daughter ate all of her meal. The food was rich and... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you're going to serve crappy food, you should at least be polite. We had been turned off by the Wildwood Road El Rodeo in the past, but it was more of a matter of preferences. Lately, we gave it another shot and had two positive experiences. However, tonight, my husband ordered a beef dish and the meat was very... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Im appalued at this place i really like mexican food and the atste however this place did anything but deliver that. The food was very watery seasonless and tasteless when telling the server about the food he got rude and was in disbelief that the food was just plain nasty whats shocking is that it wasnt only the server it... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The fajitas were done right - caramelized veggies and seasoned meat. Fresh, homemade salsa was great too. A whole lot of food, I couldn't finish the meal, hubby had to do it for me.

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I had dinner here since the hotel I stayed in was next door. The front desk said they had good food and they do. The salsa was fresh and had a great flavor and the chicken chimichanga was great. Service was friendly and attentive. I would eat here again when I am in the area

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Additional Information about El Rodeo

Address: 260 Wildwood Rd, Salem, VA 24153-2322
Phone Number: 540-387-4045
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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