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“Quick service, great drink value, meh food”
Review of El Rodeo

El Rodeo
Ranked #40 of 127 Restaurants in Blacksburg
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Very quick service, excellent value on drinks, cheap food with good portions, but the quality of the food is mediocre and well behind that of El Mariachi (in my opinion). Go here for cheap (and strong!) margaritas, go to El Mariachi for Mexican food.

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

This has got to be the best Mexican restaurant in the area....very good food...great friendly staff...and the place (inside and out) was kept clean.....

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Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

By far the most authentic Mexican food in blacksburg. It's cheap and very good. I go there whenever I get a chance. They have good specials on margaritas. If you love Mexican food this is the place to go, not cabo fish taco.

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Reviewed 8 April 2013

Stopped for lunch at El Rodeo on North Main (not South Main) recently. I'll have to agree that the service was fast, the helpings plentiful and very reasonably priced. But I suspect the food is prepared ahead, refrigerated, and microwaved when an order comes in. Mine seemed okay at first bite but the chili releno was cold in the center, as was the enchilada. As we were eating, a group of about 10 college students arrived, and immediately it was too noise to even attempt a conversation. They certainly have the right to have fun - the place needs some better sound control.

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Thank mathtac
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

El Rodeo is a great place for a reasonably priced meal, great tasting food and quick service. A group of 7 of us ate here during lunch and were able to get in and out in about an hour, and that was taking our time. The quick service is great for departments going out to lunch, like ours. The food was pretty good. Most of us ordered the lunch fajitas which provide a decent amount of food (3 flour tortillas, a small skillet of veggies and meat and a plate of rice and beans) for under $10. You also get chips upon being seated with the option of regular salsa or the white sauce (you may have to ask for it). All in all, El Rodeo is a great option for Mexican food in Blacksburg, VA. It's also located in a nice shopping center across from Blue Ridge Outfitters and next to The Loft.

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Thank CreativeOfficer
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