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El Puerto

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

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    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 4 weeks ago
Cambridge, Ohio
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  • Families with children
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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720 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,482 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

Thank Trek-Always
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank cloudydrms
Sandy, Utah
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank RussDizzle
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Kim O
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank flex68
Cambridge, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank echofish12
Canton, Ohio
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

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.

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Orange City, Florida
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120 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 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 

Thank rb2424
Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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 

Thank Judy G
Bradenton, Florida
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We have eaten here several times over many years. The food is always good. The service prompted and friendly. We will return again.

Thank LaurieinBradenton

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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
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?