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El Rodeo

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905 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2054
+1 919-683-2417
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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401 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went for lunch. they have whole menu for lunch. good service and fast food. plenty of seating and clean.

Thank gary a
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is the place I order from when I want a nice enchilada meal. Whether dining in or calling in for takeout the staff is friendly and the food is great.

Thank AhsiaSands
Miami Beach, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The surrounding area is nice for a little walk to open your appetite. The Restaurant has very nice people taking care of you. My wife and I were there just once (business trip) and only ate soup, so we can't speak for the rest of the menu. I had the Tortilla Soup and my wife Chicken Soup. Both soups were... More 

Thank Daniel E
Fox River Grove, Illinois
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Unique location in an old tobacco/cigarette factory. Food was very good. We went for an early dinner on a weeknight and it was not crowded at all. Good for kids.

Thank Greg S
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for dinner at a place that could accommodate our very picky grandson. They went out if the way to accommodate him and us. We chose more authentic Mexican meals and which were excellent. If we come through here again we will definitely go there.

Thank TheCriticalGirl1965
Durham, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My wife and I wanted to eat out and thought Mexican would be the choice. El Rodeo was open and since we had not eaten there decided to give it a try. Surprisingly fantastic and I say this because the service was wonderful, the handmade Sangria was the best and the food was well prepared with great seasoning, tasted great... More 

Thank Piratesgold
Apex, North Carolina
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309 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This restaurant has several locations but this in my opinion is the best tucked away in a neat shopping area of Durham. It is especially nice when weather is great since outside dining is available and its location sheds it from what can be a hot sun during most of the day. The restaurant makes great Margaritas.

Thank Burtdol
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147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

They accommodated our large group with no problem. Food was quickly served, and well prepared. Would have been a 4 except that the food wasn't a stand out. Still, we will go back!

Thank Kristin S
Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My sister and I came here for a late dinner while passing through the city. It was decent food, and the wait staff were very friendly. Very cheap and a good amount of food. Overall, would recommend to others.

1 Thank superDWlock
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118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

All I can say is that even the salsa is bland. However, the lunch specials are very affordable. So, if you are going to drink at this restaurant, you might be able to overlook the fact that the food is very bland.

Thank No_junkmail

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2054
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-683-2417

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