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5279 N Roxboro Rd, Ste 3, Durham, NC 27712-2800
+1 919-479-9757
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Durham, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

I have never written a "one star" review because I can usually find some redeeming factor to bump it up to a two star. Usually. But not today. This has to be the worst “Mexican” food I have ever been served. My husband and I dropped in to Del Rancho (formerly Don Cecillios) for lunch today on a whim. It... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

There aren't many dining options in northern Durham and there are times when we just don't feel like schlepping all the way into town to go out to eat...so we took a chance on Don Cecilios, in spite of the generally terrible reviews here and elsewhere. We got there around 7:30 on a Friday night and were quickly seated at... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2011

Dishes all taste the same. Owners and staff not friendly accomadating.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2011

Ok... all the menus look the same... no matter where you go, the south-of-the-boarder restaurants all share the same "Speedy Gonzales" Specials, lunch items by the number and pre-prepared and microwaved heated dishes. But come on... the salsa was good, the chips warm and not greasy... but our entrees were really yuck. My kids after one or two bites abandoned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5279 N Roxboro Rd, Ste 3, Durham, NC 27712-2800
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-479-9757

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