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El Rodeo

) #12 of 59 Restaurants in Clive $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1310 NW 118th St, Clive, IA 50325-8202
+1 515-440-2210
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (9 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1310 NW 118th St, Clive, IA 50325-8202
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came in business and enjoyed tres enchiladas. The red sauce was delicious and the cheese was tasty. The servers were very bland and weren't personable. That's my only complaint

Thank adam h
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is our first time to this restaurant. The service was good, the waiter did forget our guacamole but he quickly got it when we reminded him. The chips and salsa were good. The food was brought out quickly and was very tasty (we asked...More

Thank Sid_and_Roxy
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My family and I really enjoyed our food, service and price. The location is perfect right next to our hotel.

Thank nini200642
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Somewhat authentic mexican food. Very good service staff. The salsa and chips are excellant. Would definately visit again.

Thank 800retire11
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Service was very good. The salsa they originally brought to the table had very good taste, but was not as spicy as my husband likes. He asked for hot sauce, and they brought a whole bowl of spicier salsa. The food was very tasty. We...More

Thank Wendee F
Reviewed 20 November 2016

OK, this is not a Tavern on the Green, but for a good meal at the end of a long travel day for a reasonable price, this place was really nice. It was maybe 50 yards from our hotel door, the service people were friendly...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I love everything ever ordered here it's my favorite Mexican craving restaurant. Their margarita mixes are smooth too. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Marvin J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The portions were large and the prices were average for this type of restaurant. I had the seafood enchiladas and they were very tasty.

Thank Schwinnfin
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We decided to try El Rodeo and were glad we did! The margaritas were amazing and the food was very good. Chips and house made salsa were excellent as well. Service was great and the prices were very reasonable. We will definitely be back!

Thank FormerHoosier
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent the night in Clive, IA, just outside of Des Moines on our way west. We ordered carryout and the food was very good and hot. We found the prices very reasonable, and the portions substantial. We can't comment on the service, other than...More

Thank Mark S
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Joni S
I would like to purchase a gift certificate to be used at the West Des Moines location. Are you related to the Maple Grove, Minnesota location so if I purchase it there, it can be used at your restaurant?
15 December 2015|
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Response from 1HiFlyer | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Was just traveling through...but ask the Maple grove location, or the Clive location. Now-a-days, its only a phone call away!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 1310 NW 118th St, Clive, IA 50325-8202
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-440-2210
  • E-mail
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