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El Maguey

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2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
+1 757-442-2900
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Excellent service- they appreciate your business and everything was great. Authentic Mexican food served hot and from scratch. Extensive menu and fun tacky decor. I would ask for top shelf margarita though, and get the good vodka.

Thank greenrobin713
Cape Charles, Virginia
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We eat here a lot. The food is always excellent, plentiful, and very reasonable. The chips and salsa to start are free, very good, they give you as much as you want. Try the Mexican shrimp soup it is really good and our favorite (we get the rice on the side).

Thank JC0420
Eastern Shore, VA
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

We eat at this restaurant a few times a month. Pretty much everyone who works there is a Latin-American, as well as the owners. They are gracious and extremely pleasant and happy to explain any dishes to the uninitiated. They make a great deal of the food themselves. You can order any dish and get a side order of chopped... More 

Thank Linderlouwho
Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

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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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

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
Chatham, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Exmore
  • Phone Number: +1 757-442-2900

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