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El Nopal Mexican Restaurant

4118 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-6514
+1 804-452-0901
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
“mexican food” (10 reviews)
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4118 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-6514
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Well worth the visit! - they handled our large party of 16 with ease. Fresh food w/ fresh ingredients, and fantastic flavors. This place is right off I-295, close to Ft. Lee and Petersburg and close to hotel lodgings. Nothing from a can and all...More

Thank kristins997
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I meet there for lunch at least twice a month. The food is great and they don’t rush us out. We are often there for two hours!

Thank Dancingbluewolf
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went there once for lunch during a week day and oh boy! I do not know why is this restaurant still running or why some people are really attracted to it. The food quality was horrible and I have gone to many Mexican restaurants. The...More

Thank ladycya
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We used to frequent this place monthly for great food. Our last visit is truly our last. Appalling service, cleanliness and attitude are the reasons. Went in on a Saturday night at 6:00. No wait. Moderately busy. We Ordered beverages and queso. My soda arrived...More

Thank TMug95
Reviewed 20 July 2017

good food, great margaritas...good service. staff were efficient and prompt with our food orders. visited several times.

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I knew I found true Mexican food when I walked in and saw the number of Mexican diners as well as staff. The restaurant was almost entirely full which is a good sign, I was able to get a table without delay and promptly waited...More

Thank Jimbilly
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Service was slow, food quality was bland & not as good as it used to be. Something has changed with this place, management needs to address it before they lose business. You have to ask for chips, refills, tortillas, etc. They used to be the...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was really good. The drinks were STRONG and the food was authentic and delicious. The chips and salsa were really good as well. If I were ever to return to Hopewell I would definitely eat there again.

Thank welltraveled702
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Good atmosphere. Friendly staff. Nice authentic menu selection. Shrimp tacos were great and of course a selection of south of the border drinks.

Thank safetypro1970
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner she had enchiladas I had burritos and a margarita all we're good we'll go back again

Thank ss0rdot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4118 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-6514
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-452-0901
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