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El Puerto

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1910 E. Main St, Wytheville, VA
276-228-3159
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty Good

Pretty good meal. Close to motel. Good service. We were pleasantly surprised to find a restaurant that we enjoyed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2015
echofish12
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Cambridge, Ohio
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I don't like giving poor reviews especially for a restaurant where it appears that the employees are working so hard. They need to focus on customer service and food quality. 2 of our meals were served 5 minutes after the first three were served. Refills on water and milk were slow. The food was mediocre at best. My salad was... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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723 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,498 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The restaurant is just off I-81 at exit 73. Close to La Quinta hotel and the Red Rood Inn. For those who read my reviews, I do not write many 1's and 2's, and I like to support the local, non-chain, businesses. Unfortunately, this restaurant just does not measure up. The setting: Shabby and worn inside and outside. Our booth... More 

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1 Thank Trek-Always
Delaware
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stopped overnight in Wytheville on our way to the Smokies. El Puerto was very close to the hotel where we were staying and since it gets good reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to give it a try. We were both sure glad that we did! Everyone likes their Mexican different, but I've got to say that both my husband... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Had a great meal while in town for work. The food was quick and on point. I have had Mexican in AZ, CA, NV, CO, TX and HECK I've had Mexican in Mexico. From the chips and salsa to the food it was all very good. I would go here again anytime I need some solid Mexican.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Passing thru the area and considered ourselves fortunate to find. We had some of the best margaritas. Prices were probably the best ever-we have local Mexican restaurants -also of high quality and they had them beat. The Chori-Pollo was awesome! We would definitely eat here again. Personalities of the servers were very friendly and helpful.

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1 Thank Kim O
Virginia
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We were back for a visit just last night, on Halloween. The parking lot had only a few vehicles in it at 5PM. All the employees were in the spirit and the costumes were pretty nice. We were seated immediately, but our server didn't appear for a good bit. When he did he was only going to take our drink... More 

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Cambridge, Ohio
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Pretty good meal. Close to motel. Good service. We were pleasantly surprised to find a restaurant that we enjoyed.

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Canton, Ohio
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83 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Average place for Mexican food nice atmosphere. Locals seemed to like it and was busy on a Saturday night. Also had chicken wings and mozzarella sticks among other non Mexican items on the menu. Food was just average compared to other Mexican restaurant I have visited.

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Orange City, Florida
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

On this, our 4th visit, we had Pollo Yucatan (well-seasoned chicken with peppers, onions and squash) and Fajitas alla pina (chicken, beef and shrimp along with peppers, onions and pineapple served in a ½-pineapple shell). We have had Mexican food in AZ, NM and TX and none if it was more authentic than El Puerto. I can only guess that... More 

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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This was a great little restaurant with a friendly atmosphere. We were seated immediately. The waiter was very friendly and even offered to take our picture and put it on their website. We let him, and then he helped us to find their site so we could see it. We don't eat Mexican often and were delighted at our entrée.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1910 E. Main St, Wytheville, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Wytheville
  • Phone Number: 276-228-3159

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?