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El Rodeo

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1441 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3125
+1 717-509-7955
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the shrimp quesadilla . The shrimp were big & with the peppers & onions in it was delicious. My son had the chicken enchiladas. He liked it except for the sauce which looks like clay on it; it is called something but I'm not sure. He liked the filling & rice but not the sauce. He ate it... More 

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Thank Nanette7
Lancaster PA
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hadn't been here in years and went with friends early on a Saturday evening. The place was empty when we got there and we were seated immediately. We asked for a booth and were taken to the very back of the restaurant, next to the kitchen. Should have asked for another table right away, but we were polite and... More 

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Thank cap561
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the first time I've eaten in an authentic Mexican restaurant in this area. When we first arrived, the restaurant had maybe 4 other tables full so it was pretty quiet. It took a few minutes for a waitress to seat us. Once seated, they immediately brought complimentary chips and salsa. The salsa was amazing! Authentic, not some jarred... More 

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Thank Catherine R
South East PA
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160 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We used to go here when in Lancaster, until one visit when we got called by our creidt card company that someone was trying to run up charges after using it here. After a few years we decided to try it again. First the girl that brought the chips and salsa did not speak any English. Our waitress came, did... More 

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Thank BerksPADad
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here today, and were really disappointed. There was a time when we frequented this restaurant with our family, and were pleased with this place. But, oh my! Someone has really dropped the ball with this service. 1st, we were told that we would need to wait for 5 minutes, which was surprising, since I saw a handful of... More 

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Thank Ervin M
Kentucky
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and two kids ate here for lunch while visiting Lancaster. The service was possibly some of the worst we've ever received. Rude staff, and our waitress was rude. We ordered guacamole with our drinks, had to end up asking for it 2 more times while our waitress sprinted past our table. My daughters food had to be remade... More 

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Thank Robyn G
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We went for an evening meal, our first to this restaurant. Disappointments: frozen margaritas were 1/2 frozen. Appetizer served without individual plate to dish to. Dessert came to the table for two of us and we were told the third was not available. This information should have been conveyed as soon as it was known. Food was as expected, margaritas... More 

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Thank bbieganski1922
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This was the most disgusting place to eat. My meal was so salty that I ate one shrimp and got rid of it. My daughter ordered margaritas and there was more ice than juice! Our table rocked. The waitress never smiled and it took 10mins to get water with lemon. My daughter and granddaughter got their food before mind. There... More 

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Thank Gail G
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We visited on Tuesday for my husbands birthday. They seemed to be short staffed as we did wait for someone to come to our table and for the first time ever my husband sent his drink back to be re-made. The food was good no hot and we did enjoy our evening

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Thank Christine H
Pennsylvania
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153 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We have been going to El Rodeo for at least the past three years and have yet to be disappointed! The food is consistenly fresh and seasoned perfectly. It is almsot embarrassing to say, but we got at least a couple of times a month and absolutely love it. They still offer the free nacho chips and salsa. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3125
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-509-7955

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