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El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant

7420 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322-3014
+1 515-251-7647
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“mexican food” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
7420 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322-3014
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

The food is standard fare for a Des Moines resturaunt of this type, but the locals seem to enjoy it and repeat visits.

Thank t0nylist0n
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went to this Mexican restaurant while it was packed. They still managed to quickly deliver complimentary chips and salsa, cold beer, and hot food in super fast time frames! Food was delicious, priced fairly, and staff was attentive. We will return on another visit to...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Good Food Good Price Lunch is quick! Helpful when we lost a soppy cup underneath the other booth. Quieter during lunch hours, in the evenings it gets loud as very busy.

Thank april0smiles
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Writing my review now overseas of my most recent visit in April has me craving Mexican food, and there arguably isn't better in Des Moines. Salsa and chips are fresh. Service is fast. Restaurant is clean, and best of all, is the fresh delicious food....More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating for party 20 people. Food was excellent. I had the fajitas. Great tasting large portions. Try it you'll like it

Thank Jeff O
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Good golly, the food here is horrible at best. The chips are from a bag, the salsa is watery and overly spicy, and the food is just horrendous! I will never eat here again and I'm thankful I was able to expense this cost. The...More

Thank Zebra_45678
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Close to home. Dependable food quality. Short wait times even on busy nights. Never had bad service.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I don't eat here much, but came for a birthday lunch with friends. Good food, served fast. Really good salsa. Friendly staff. Decent prices. Still not as good as Tequila's on East side, but very good. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Fast friendly service, not the best Mexican food, but better than 90% and priced right. Even when packed they are fast with the food.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great food. Swift and attentive service, even when it was packed. Reasonable prices. Love the vegetarian combinations.

Thank Thomas M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7420 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322-3014
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-251-7647
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