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El Rodeo

#57 of 348 Restaurants in Bend
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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785 SE 3rd St, Bend, OR 97702-1752
+1 541-617-5952
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

fresh food, a lot of chicken on the taco salad, not just a pile of lettuce, get the guacamole on the salad

Thank bushy44
Springfield, Oregon
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

There is nothing terrible about El Rodeo. It is a bit loud, but that's because it's family-oriented and there are small children. The service was relatively fast and our waitress was pleasant. Our vegetable enchiladas, enchiladas rancheras, and pollo adobo were fine. But that's it. The food was just okay, and a little overpriced. This is a typical Oregon "Mexican"... More 

Thank Eryn R
Vancouver, Washington
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner while traveling. The food was very good and the staff was very polite. To me what you got was not quite worth the price. I ordered the deluxe burrito which was over $12. Yes it had guacamole and sour cream, but it was just a normal sized burrito with rice and beans. I was still a... More 

Thank Tim L
Brookings, Oregon, United States
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I'm in Bend,OR to see my 93 year old dad that does not get out. I could not pass up a trip to El Rodeo! It is a family owned Mexican restaurant that has been here for 17 years. It is a friendly and joyous place. The chile verde is amazing! Not too hot, but so good. If you want... More 

Thank Alisa G
Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We are in Bend for 1 night and came here to eat. Excellent. Large portions. Fast service. The chips and salsa were served with a Mexican coleslaw that was very good. Then I had the best Taco Salad I've ever had. My partner had the bean tostada and Spanish rice. The rice was a bit dry. But other than that... More 

Thank Sheryl193
Bend, Oregon
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have eaten here at least 6 times while visiting Bend and it is always the same, very good !! I love their salsa with the little bite it has. Their Margarita's are great and you can get a pitcher of them to share. I could be happy with chips & salsa and the Margaritas alone but I usually get... More 

Thank Chevyman6772
San Jose, California
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260 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nicely decorated restaurant. Food and drinks were all very good. Portion size was generous. Service was excellent.

Thank Cynthia P
Bend, Oregon
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Quality of food is great and the atmosphere is fun! Rudy is terrific with the kids and really makes the guests feel like their business means a lot to them! We enjoy going to places where we always feel welcomed. Their chicken fajitas and chimichangas are A +.

Thank Doug F
Bay Area, CA
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed at the motel across the street for one night on way to Kalispell in early September and dropped in here for dinner. The restaurant was very busy and popular with locals. Staff were friendly but a bit overworked, it seemed. Food was very ordinary Mexican: the sort of food that lots of cheap restaurants all over America have been... More 

Thank nigel777
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

El Rodeo has a very authentic feel outside as well as in. This is the best Mexican food I've had outside of Southern California. The food was well prepared with great flavor and arrive hot.

Thank tazman757

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 785 SE 3rd St, Bend, OR 97702-1752
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 541-617-5952

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?