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El Rodeo

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
147 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2413
+1 207-773-8851
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
147 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2413
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is excellent and is not over salted. Fresh ingredients. Great service there’s no reason to not make this your go to Mexican restaurant.

Thank picci_eater
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Had family visiting from out state and thought we would try El Rodeo one more time. This was our third try and average is as good as it gets. Service was slow, but they did have a large party going on. Bottled beer was on...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Good not great mexican food with a pretty decent late hour happy hour. Wouldnt go out of my way for but better than most.

Thank Aaron Y
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Had a early dinner here on a Thursday with family and friends from out of state. We dined alfresco, which was nice. The beer was nice and COLD, yum. Chips and salsa okay. I got a burrito, and it was bland, can't remember the name...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We went Sun. evening. There was only ONE waiter for the whole place. We had an annoying wait at the counter while the only person there was on the phone. Then we were seated and left for 30 minutes with no water, chips, drink or...More

Thank Westbrooker
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat close to our hotel by the airport. Thought we would give El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant a try. We were very pleased. Portions were generous and very tasty. Service was good. Nice place to go for a Mexican...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We go here quite often. There margaritas are divine and the guacamole made at the table is not to be missed. We like coming for their $1 taco nights also. Never had a bad meal here and the service is always great too.

Thank RoxieF72
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I dropped in for a late lunch, 1:45, and was quite hungry. I was sat in an area that no other diners were sat, near the bar, but on the other side of the divider. Three servers walked by me all making brief eye contact....More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Don't let the Hokey name fool you,. This is an excellent restaurant for a quality meal. I had passed this establishment by several times, until I finally tried it for lunch. The food was surprisingly authentic and delicious. The prices were very reasonable and the...More

Thank blanch66
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Anytime my husband and I come to Portland we come here. Service is great! Always busy but easy get a seat! Food is great!

Thank Tiffany M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 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
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2413
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-8851
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