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El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6256
+1 919-571-1188
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good56%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“quick service” (3 reviews)
“tex mex” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6256
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

It's good. It's not quite as good as it was 20 years ago when it first opened. They had a drive to create great food on every plate then. Today, they're more about consistency and having dishes that are easy for new cooks to learn,...More

Thank King D
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Fast service, generous portions, consistently good! Menu changes and has additions frequently. Some different items on menu. have enjoyed going there!

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

After a while, it seems that most "quick service" sit down Mexican restaurants are all the same. This particular version of the traditional formula though is a bit better than most. The service was fast, the food was delivered fast and hot and the prices...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Been visiting here since 2005 and the service and food have always been GREAT! My favorite is the chiles rellanos because it's not battered and fried. They also have the best salsa and chips in the area. I'll be honest - we've tried other Mexican...More

Thank penguinpeej
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I could write a 50 page essay on this place. I simply love everything about it. Antonio and Christopher are my hands sown favorite waiters this place wouldn't be the same without them. They know their guest and treat us very well when we go....More

Thank Janie M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

First time coming to this location of El Rodeo. I will come back for sure! Food was very good. Staff very friendly - hats off to Marcelo for taking such good care of us! Atmosphere felt like I was in Mexico. Clean.

Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good service. Great beer special on Friday night ($4.99 for 32 ounce draft beer). Pretty good Tex-Mex food. Better than average but not the best ever. There are many worse Tex- Mex places. Of you're in the mood for Tex- Mex and you're...More

Thank NCBuff
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The food at El Rodeo is very good and the service is excellent. The fajita dinner I had was very good and plentiful.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had a good dinner at El Rodeo: my hisband had their chori-pollo and I a pork dish. The food was god. Iwished my dish had more veggies in it. The margarita (frozen) was just ok.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 2 November 2016

So, there are many of this type of restaurants in this town - but of the many that we've tried, this one beats the rest of them for a good, mid range South Western restaurant. The food's well presented, and the drink selection plentiful. The...More

Thank CSItraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6256
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-571-1188
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