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“MMMMMargaritas” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Rodeo

El Rodeo
Ranked #10 of 95 Restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Merida, Mexico
Level Contributor
4 reviews
“MMMMMargaritas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Hands down, the best frozen Margaritas in town. The food is about as Mexican as Vladimir Putin, but the staff is personable and really funny once you get to know them.

Visited October 2013
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83 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Lake Tranquility
Level Contributor
176 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“better than expected”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The décor is bright and exciting, just as a Mexican Restaurant should be. We were seated quickly and before our drink order was taken the chips and salsa was put on the table. If you like wine, try the sangria, wow, it was great! The menu is quite extensive with poultry, beef and seafood choices as well as combination platters. I had the shrimp Cascadia and it was wonderful. That with the rice and salad were much more than I could eat. If we ever pass this way again this will be a must place for dinner.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank blackcat06
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Bristow, Virginia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Decor”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Upon entering the front door, you are met by the bright and colorful decor. Reminds me of the Carribean. It was clean and colorful. The chips were warm and the salsa had fresh cilantro in it. I recommend the 22oz beer, a fair value. I ate on the light side, a ground beef cassadilla. It was loaded with meat, but a little light on quesso, but still nicely toasted. My husband had a combination platter. The presentation was nice and the flavor, typical of mexican food. The setting and food, made of a nice end to the day of travel.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Lisa D
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Salem, VA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Food to go”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We ordered 2 enchilada dinners to go. Cost was almost $25.00. Definitely a waste of hard earned money. We usually have no problems when dining in, the food is good and hot. Will never order to go again. We could have had a great steak dinner or seafood for that price. NO, NO, NO for anything to go from there.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Cahasview1
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Venice, Florida
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“We don't usually care for TexMex”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Great experience. Worth a stop just for the décor. The food was a delight. Prepared and presented with some imagination.

Visited June 2013
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