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212 SW Dorion Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2126
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Boise, Idaho
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244 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My spouse and I ordered the chimichangas. I had ordered to have a Verde sauce on the. They did not come out that way, and I was told they don't serve them that way. This was not the same person we ordered from. She did bring me a very where down, pretty much tasteless Verde sauce.. My son had fajitas... More 

Thank Sue H
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dinning room was clean with a great atmosphere, they start you off with free chips and salsa. Our family had a variety meals, they were all great. They acomadated a child with nut allergies.

Thank ryanbV6035BV
Joseph, Oregon
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant dining experience. The prices were fair and the portions were very adequate. I would definitely do it again.

Thank pers0nalview
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat near our motel and this was 3 blocks away from it. And as it would be my wife wanted enchiladas and I wanted Chile rellanos and they both were the special chips and salsa was very good. Wife thinks it's hot. Food was very good and the temperature was perfect. They are... More 

Thank Robb L
Boise, Idaho
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The wait staff was quick and courteous. The food was hot and delicious. The salsa was homemade and good enough to make the visit for the salsa alone.

Thank Isaac H
Pendleton, Oregon
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We eat lunch here several times a month and love it. Great lunch prices, terrific salsa, bean dip, chicken mole' enchiladas and vegetarian choices. Hands down our favorite Mexican restaurant in Pendleton.

Thank Thankful4mylife
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The food was excellent especially the salsa and chips, the chips were fresh and the salsa had just the right amount of spice. The price were perfect. The only downfall is the the shrimp was slightly overcooked but that was a minor problem.

Thank Will J
Pendleton, Oregon
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Fast service, good food, and family friendly restaurant near downtown Pendleton. We've eaten here a couple of times since coming to town and each time service has been fast and friendly and the food has tasted great with good portions.

Thank Tarol
Hermiston, Oregon
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193 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We went to eat here for a family meal. There was a group of 9 of us. They seated us with no issue and handled the needs of us all very efficiently. The salsa is so good at this place as are all of the food selections. This continues to be a favorite of ours and we return time and... More 

Thank neesue
None, Italy
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I'll talk about its food in the minute. I want to start by saying that it was the MOST HORRIBLE, DISGUSTING, DISTASTEFUL Mexican food I've ever had. Period!. Hands down, no question. To the above, I can add that the service by laughing for no reason attendants is annoying, do not call me amigo, primo or the like, we don't... More 

Thank nonenever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 SW Dorion Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2126
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Pendleton
  • Phone Number: 541-276-0413

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?