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Primary Phone: (515) 393-2348

Phone: (515) 421-8393

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Fax: (515) 253-3998

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El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant

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07/12/2015

To say this place is mediocre would be giver it too much credit! First of all our waiter could barley understand English. When we ordered a Chicken Quesadillas (that we seen was $4) he did not inform us of the other option a Grilled Chicken Quesadillas that was over two dollars more. He put in a "Grilled Chicken Quesadillas" as our order. Which was NOT what we wanted nor did we order it. Second the atmosph... view more

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01/21/2012
bad

We use to go all the time, the last time we had bad service and it wasn't even busy! I love the food but service is horrible

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marlain
01/14/2010
Has gone DOWNHILL!

About 5 years ago, my husband and I ate here weekly. But, in the past couple of years, this restaurant has gone downhill fast! Last night was the last time I will ever eat there. The food is horrible! The guacamole was half brown, other food soggy, greasy and tasteless. I agree - Taco Bell/Taco Johns is better. What they charge for disgusting food that upset my stomach is ridiculous. I'm from Colorado and this... view more

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willsough
07/04/2008
I say, ""Pretty Darned Good"".

My family, friends and I are all big fans of this restaurant.\r The prices are fairly cheap, the portions fairly large, and the food is fresh.\r My personal favorite is the chile poblano which is nicely roasted with wonderfully seasoned potatoes inside and delicious queso on top.\r I am also a fan of thier lime margaritas on the top.\r If you want a quick sit down mexican lunch or dinner, you should check them ou... view more

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kellyisu
06/12/2008
great mexican

El rodeo is one of the best mexican rest. in town - service & authenticity wise. I've had many mexican meals in mexico and most the food tastes pretty close to it. and by the way i've never had to wait for my food longer than 8-10 minutes. there's been times when we've recieved our food in under 5 minutes. This is coming from a person who eats there about every week....please try the place.....my coworkers and I love... view more

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sszcar
02/12/2008
I would not call this Mexican Food

This seems to be a Des Moines favorite but if you are used to real Mexican Food dont waste your time or money. I lived in Phoenix for 20 years and I am used to good Mexican food. The Rodeo is NOT good Mexican food. If you don't know what good Mexican food is you will probably like this place. The service is ok but gets overwhelmed at times and slows down. The food was just a half step above Taco Bell (I would ha... view more

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11/12/2007
el Rodeo

I have heard so much about this restuarant, so I was a bit disappointed. It wasn't bad, but from everything I heard, I was really expecting the WOW factor. The prices are excellent, the portions are great, the food was just ho hum.

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ejegan
01/18/2007
El Rodeo - NO MAS!

Having just moved here from Arizona my wife and I were needing a Mexican food fix. El Rodeo came highly recommended so we tried it out...several times. Unfortunately, each visit left me with the same impression...ugh! First of all, what is with the processed cheese? My wife loves enchiladas and I was amazed that they were served topped with processed cheese! Where's the Queso...and I'm not talking about the chee... view more

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dadiedoe
09/13/2006
Previous reviews are a bit overrated.

Found this resturaunt to be better than the chains but not as good as preious reviews claimed. My biggest complaint is all the dishes we ordered (I was with my family of 11) were not as flavorful as they should have been. My kids and wife all said the same thing - ""just not very tasty"". On the pros side - we did get good service, the portions were generous, and the prices very reasonable. Depending on what you are ... view more

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creativchk
08/21/2006
Quickest Quality Mexican in Des Moines

Being from Phoenix, I can tell a great place to get authentic Mexican food. I'd reccommend this place to anyone who doesn't want to wait all night to get seated and then get their food. Drinks and meals alike are increadibly reasonable. You could easily stay under $20 for two people, especially if you take advantage of the FREE chips and salsa.

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