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2521 Murdoch Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101-1003
304-422-8800
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for lunch, meet with family, was not busy, I don't know how else to say it, just go to a different restaurant, this was the second visit I thought it was kinda gross.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We love "Don's" and the variety of options that are available. We love the weekly Tuesday specials! Even if you don't go on a Tuesday, the prices are very reasonable.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food I thought was not unique enough to really catch my attention, but the people who work there were all very cheerful and accommodating. For that reason, I would return. Having a pleasant dining experience is always a nice way to wrap up an evening. The food was plentiful, but a little bland, depending on how spicy you like... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Well, I was really looking forward to trying this place. I noticed from the menu that's it's more "Tex Mex" than I expected. I ordered steak tacos. They came on flour tortillas, cold, cold steak, black olives, cheese and brown lettuce and mushy tomatoes. My server was more concerned talking to the next table over about their blood sugar. Cold,... More 

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Thank Brandon S
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We used to eat here a couple times a month but haven't been there for a year or so. We decided to stop in for dinner and was shocked at how run down and dirty the place has become. Food was not good, server was almost never seen so drinks went empty. Just not what it used to be.

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Cairo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I love the nacho supreme with brown beans! Yum! I order it 8out of 10 times! Actually everything I've tried has been delicious!

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Thank Miranda C
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We've eaten at Don's for over 30+ years. The menu has changed very little and why should it!?! The food is a great American/Mexican or TexMex offering with numerous delicious choices! The food is made fresh, it's served hot and in nice serving sizes. We never leave hungry! The prices are excellent and all but 1 of the servers are... More 

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Thank mamaraff2015
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

not sure about the other items on the menu, so I will only speak to what I know...the nachos are killer!...THE best!...love all the added toppings like olives, choice of brown or black beans, jalapenos, excellent cheese...rarely eat here, but when we do, it's the nachos and they are delish!...

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Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

They have the best wings, but pricey for the amount you get. Great waiter. Great chips and salsa too.

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Thank Kim S
Groveport, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My family has been going to Don Emilios since I was a baby and I've grown up on this restaurant so there might be so bias here :) But I will say I've never, in all 24 years of eating there, had a bad meal. Their salsa is delicious, and I totally recommend getting their chili con queso (with yellow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2521 Murdoch Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101-1003
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Parkersburg
  • Phone Number: 304-422-8800

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