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El Tenampa

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324 Becker Dr, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870-3207
+1 252-535-2466
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“white sauce” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
324 Becker Dr, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870-3207
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Great food and fast friendly service.... will come again on next trip down here......feat prices for amount of food..

Thank cybergatekpr
Reviewed April 30, 2018

My favorite Mexican restaurant in Roanoke Rapids. Good Food, Excellent Margaritas and the Service is always on time.

Thank Cleve B
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Love going to eat at my most favorite Mexican Restaurant from here to Raleigh. Great staff with excellent wait staff who are very friendly and always bring a smile to your face. Best of all is the food. Anything you order you will be pleased....More

Thank wjorda2
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided on a Mexican dinner here after reading the reviews. We were just passing through on our way back home to FL. Boy, I wish this place was closer to our house! The staff greeted us right away on a busy...More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

A margarita was like sweet lemonade with alcohol. Asked about difference between chili con queso and cheese dip. Was told chili con queso is just cheese and chips. Cheese dip was like melted white American cheese. El Tenampo specialty was nothing special. Chicken enchiladas were...More

Thank Meg F
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Great tasty food, good and reasonable prices,wife always gets the chicken and rice in white cheese sauce, it's delicious, kids get cheese quasidias, very good, and I get chicken burrito and enchiladas all great, the white cheese dipping sauce for the chips is amazing definitely...More

Thank moltisantikid
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a road trip. Very fast service. Great lunch deals. Typical small mexican restaurant. Casual atmosphere.

Thank Server5star
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here - great food, extensive menu, friendly service, and the sweet tea is a Southerner's dream come true.

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times when in town with work. The salsa is nice and fresh made; it is not the puréed tomato concoction that is found at many restaurants. The white sauce offered with the chips is pretty good too. The menu has a...More

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This is your typical Mexican restaurant with pretty much cookie cutter menu, but the food is good and fresh. The staff is attentive, friendly and will adapt to changes in the preparation. For example, I don't care for all the cheese and sour cream on...More

Thank Karen H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Becker Dr, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870-3207
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Roanoke Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 252-535-2466
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