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El Puerto Mexican & Grill

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2120 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980-1737
(540) 943-5317
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant because we read in the reviews that it was authentic Mexican food. Although it is NOT, the food was okay and the service is excellent but why you have to add so much fake cheese on top of every single dish. We ordered the enchiladas, chicken tacos, Spanish rice and fried beans. The food tasted... More 

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unlike our last visit the service was very fast the attention was fantastic. The food was delicious. This is a Saturday night and all tables are filled speaking to the delicious food that they have here.

Thank eyeviator
Charlottesville, Virginia
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340 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is an attractive place, plenty of parking. The service is really good, friendly, happy people working there. Unfortunately we found the food to be pretty much your standard Mexican fare, good but not exceptional. One thing that did stand out however, I've never seen Mexican food presented in such an attractive way.

Thank norskies
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

When we got seated, it took a very long time for someone to come wait on us. It took a long time to get our food. No server came to check in on us to see if we needed anything. We had to flag down someone to get us more water. The servers seem to think that you're not important.... More 

Thank Penn-Virginian
Waynesboro, Virginia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Placed a take out order. Service was friendly and quick. Beef in burrito was bland, but cheese sauce was good. Portions were large.

Thank molterc
waynesboro, virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant very much if you like Mexican food you will enjoy it. They also serve alcohol

Thank treestreets
Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Not the best Mexican restaurant in town. Food was okay but nothing special and the wait staff didn't seem that interested in us. The have another location in Stuarts Draft, Gran Puerto that is much nicer.

Thank Richard H
Waynesboro, Virginia
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

On the surface it seems like your average generic Mexican restuarant. However, their food seems somehow better than the norm. Their staff is friendly and accomodating. Always look forward to their Flan for dessert if they are not sold out due to popularity.

Thank TerryVa77
Waynesboro, Virginia
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

Have been dining here at least 16 years or more. Same fine management-who will go far and beyond the expected to be fair to their customers. Seems like a very low turnover in employees, which is so unusual these days. Their food is very similar to most Mexican restaurants, yet but seems somehow just a cut above-it may be their... More 

Thank TerryVa77
Charlottesville, Virginia
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Food is always very good. Service is always great! Good weekly specials & generous portions! Free chips and salsa with every meal!

Thank Travel_Foodies_2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2120 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980-1737
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Waynesboro
  • Phone Number: (540) 943-5317

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