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El Maguey

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2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
757 442-2900
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Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited restaurant on a Saturday evening with a party of 6. The service was excellent as was the food. It is somewhat small inside but they were able to accommodate us very promptly. The prices are reasonable and portions are plenty.

Thank Bea D
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on the way to Philly from VA Beach and was pleasantly surprised by how good the food is. Three out of the four of us don't eat meat and customizing burritos was not an issue. If you live in Exmore, or, are passing through this place is worth a try! Also, the prices are ridiculously cheap!

Thank vicwlk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in on a busy Saturday night... we were seated right away. Chips and salsa were brought to the table immediately. The server (Lily) was quick and efficient. The prices were excellent as was the quality. Portions were large and filling. I would definitely stop by there again if I was ever to pass through Exmore again! Highly recommended.

Thank Thiabelle
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Friendly efficient service. Warm chips and salsa arrive upon being seated. Extensive menu. Everything is fresh and delicious. Hard shell tacos do not fall apart! Cheese enchiladas, guacamole, burritos, and tostadas are all good. Great for families.

Thank Jeanne G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The best mexican around. Simple, plentiful with friendly service. Prices are very reasonable. Second year we have been there and we will return again.

Thank pootchka
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

While the food here is awesome, and service is wonderful, the tables are so close together that you feel as if you are dinning with other guests. Still would return, though.

Thank Anna B
Nassawadox, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Wonderful full menu, Lots of choices. We like lunch best because there is usualy no line, same lunch and dinner menu with most prices from $7 to $15, We are local so we visit often.

Thank Dan B
Newport News, Virginia
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Slowly making my way down the Eastern Shore, trying new restaurants and can say this one is definitely a good place to stop. The sauces are great, cheese sauce is perfect. Definitely authentic taste to it as well. Everything was great. Must try.

Thank michaelaleighfle
Front Royal, Virginia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Never had a bad meal here. Great service, great food, great margaritas. Many menu items to choose from. If you're really hungry, the fried ice cream is awesome (huge, though!).

Thank FiletMignon24
Watertown, New York
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Authentic Mexican. We stop here everytime we are in Exmore for a family visit. The chicken soup is so amazing. Their chip salsa and white sauce is amazing. You have to ask for the white sauce. Tonight I had the nachos and an order or caramel churros. Nachos excellent. Churros were just ok. Just wont have them again. This restaurant... More 

Thank Gina B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Exmore
  • Phone Number: 757 442-2900

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