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El Maguey

2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
+1 757-442-2900
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a gem. The atmosphere is below par and the outside is nothing special. We actually almost drove right past. However, if your hungry the food is delicious and plentiful. Now that we know about this place we’ll definitely be back.

Thank Jaowood
Reviewed 1 week ago

The BEST Mexican restaurant that you will find ANYWHERE..... We won't go to another Mexican restaurant because they don't come close to measuring up. I love the taco salad bowl..... they are great and cooked exactly the way I request..... would recommend to anyone wanting...More

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely leave bad reviews but I was very disappointed in this place. Their advertised closing hour was 9pm. We (a party of four) called first to ask if they would serve us and that we were only 10 min away - it was 8:30....More

Thank ak_vt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live about 25 miles from this restaurant in the little town of Exmore. This is one of two restaurants that I eat in when I find myself there for a meal. I eat here two days ago and I was in a real hurry...More

Thank JC0420
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical Mexican/American food. Service was good and the food was good. It's a small place but don't let the outside fool you.

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant here on Trip Advisor because it was near the Holiday Inn Express where we were stopping overnight. There is very limited seating - probably 45-50 seats total - so we had to wait even though it was about 8pm when we got...More

Thank C W
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Don't be discouraged by exterior. Good food. Clean bathrooms. Family friendly. We'd stop here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The servers were very attentive! Food was very good. I recommend this place. We tried the fish cooked with vegetables.

Thank Outdoorsman1959
Reviewed 9 August 2017

El Maguey is a great lunch or dinner spot. Wonderful Mexican food in generous sized portions. Friendly, fast service and great prices. A real bargain for the amount of food you get. Be sure to ask for the white sauce with your complimentary basket of...More

Thank nancyncharlie
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love all the food here, but I really love the soup. It is so big and so filling. The service is good and you really get to meet a lot of nice people.

Thank 100colleen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2555 Lankford Hwy, Exmore, VA 23350
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Exmore
  • Phone Number: +1 757-442-2900
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