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El Rodeo

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6900 Center St, Mentor, OH 44060-4245
+1 440-205-8740
11:00 - 22:00
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Mansfield, Ohio
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179 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were in the area and craving Mexican. We got our signature dish, Enchiladas Verdes. It was okay, but the flavors were not what we are used to. The salsa was kind of smokey flavored. The rice was dry. The beans were beans. Nothing fancy or to write home to mom about. The service was good, but food taste is... More 

Thank ohiogirlcm
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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417 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I flew into Cleveland from Reagan. I had to work with the school district in Mentor. The teachers took me to lunch at the el Rodeo.... the buffet was great.... nice choice of hot sauces.... not a large choice of foods but they all were good!!!! Had an ice tea and the whole thing was about $10..... good service also... More 

Thank gary c
Mentor, Ohio
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here a few times. Typical Mexican food at a chain restaurant. The decorations are beautiful, very colorful. There's a nice patio during nice weather.

Thank kwissy75
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Food was really good, glad they have vegetarian options. Food came very quickly. It was a beautiful night so we sat outside to eat n the patio, but it's on a Main Street and it was very noisy. Safe area, staff was ok, but as I mentioned the food was very good.

Thank Christine K
Chardon, Ohio
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496 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Nice quick lunch. Enchilada and taco plates were served within a couple of minutes. Food didn't have a lot of taste but was OK. In and out in under a half hour which suited our lunch time. Lots of selections to consider. Good salsa and chips. Not a gourmet place but ok for a quick sit down bite to eat.... More 

Thank davechardon
Perry, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

The service is always good. Prompt. The food is average, but tastes decent. The décor is cool. I visit a handful of times a year. If you are looking for authentic Mexican..head to the border..but it is way better and nothing like Chi Chi's..

Thank Teri P
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I LOVE El Rodeo. The food is amazing, the free chips and salsa are always great, and the service is awesome. Your food comes out quickly. You always have fresh chips delivered to your table, the staff is fun and friendly, and best of all...it's cheap! Great place to grab some Mexican food.

Thank teabram
Heidelberg, Germany
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

On a business trip we went for dinner to El Rodeo, a Mexican food place. Not sure if this is a restaurant chain, but I must say, that the decoration of the restaurant, inside and outside made us go in. The waiters was nice and attentive, the tables were simple with some decoration and good seating. The menu is very... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

The food here is pretty good. I like spice when I eat mexican food and there's is pretty bland. If you like mild mexican food you'll probably like the food here. I only eat lunch here and the service is usually very fast. I prefer another mexican restaurant in Mentor and have reviewed it also.

Thank Roger B
Madison, Ohio
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

My family often visits El Rodeo for dinner. The chips and salsa are very tasty and a great way to start the meal. My parents usually order a combination meal which lets them taste different items. I like the chimichangas as well as the rice and beans are good. The food is consistently good and you can get seated and... More 

Thank Diane S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6900 Center St, Mentor, OH 44060-4245
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: +1 440-205-8740

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