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Dinner, Lunch
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 17 December 2019

Unfortunately we went there after a funeral for a family member. The owner and his staff were prepared for us and food was prepared and presented well and fairly priced. Knowing we were coming from burying a family member they were sympathetic and respectful. We...appreciated their support.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 4 May 2019

The food is plentiful and great tasting. More menu items available than the Mexican Restaurant in Lebanon near-by. The waiter was great and gave you the attention you needed for questions. You get more food than the restaurant in Lebanon and overall it is the...best on all accounts! You receive all the tortilla chips you want with real chunky salsa not watered down like at Lebanon Mexican Restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is the best Mexican food around. Everything that I have ordered has been really good. The waiters and waitress do a wonderful job providing service.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Had a lunch meeting here with some clients from a local industrial site. The food was good and the restaurant provided a nice place to discuss business opportunities. I had the chicken Chimichanga. It was good. Service was quick and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten Mexican in 3 different states over the last year...and El Palenques quality surpass anything we have tried. Since then we have decided this is the ONLY restaurant we will ever visit for Mexican food. Salsa is perfect, chips are...fresh and not stale and hard. Food is excellent and mostly the staff is friendly....they make the meal a 10 out 10 .More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Have eaten here twice with my husband. We eat Mexican at least once a week. This restraunt is by far not one of my favorite spots. Though they have a large menu the salsa is hot and so is the food. Hot to the point...my lips were starting to tingle. Husband loves hot spicy food so this is right up his alley and loves the spiciness of their salsa. The staff is super friendly and hours are open late. Kid friendly, family friendly, accommodates large crowds.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is the best mexican resturant in Southwest Virginia!! The people are always friendly and the resturant is clean. I can't get enough of their food and wish my family went more often.

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely my favorite local place for Mexican food. Food is fresh and very tasty. Staff is warm and friendly.

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We are local & eat here lots. The staff is super nice & go out of there way & the food is above & beyond. One of the best mexican restaurants around hands down. If you haven't tried them, give them a try, you want...be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had a very good meal at a very reasonable price. The service was fast and the interior was old but nicely clean.

Date of visit: June 2016
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5