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El Norteno

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730 E Church St, Patrick Henry Mall, Martinsville, VA 24112-3102
+1 276-666-1118
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Martinsville, Virginia
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice Spanish decor, friendly wait staff, food very well presented and very tasteful with the right blend of spices. Recommend their flan for desert.

Thank mels220
Axton, Virginia
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Used to be the best mexican food in the area. It's not so good anymore. Last time my cousin and I were there the service was awful (they were more attentive to the table of 8 near us) I told our waiter we wanted to order food also. The food was ok. We will NOT be going back!!

Thank talk2dmm
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I visit El Norteno in Martinsville VA on 8/24/2015 around 5:15 pm. I had called in a ACP with extra cheese. When I got home an open container there was a roach on the bottom of the ACP. I took food back and the first thing Manager ask me after I told him the problem was "Do you want me... More 

Thank Keisha D
Martinsville, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Friendly owner/manager, good staff, prices are good and food is good. See a lot of local friends there. Always fun to meet friends there and kids love to eat there.

Thank Love_To_Travel1949
Martinsville, Virginia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Good fast place cheap place to eat. Food is as Mexican as it gets and the waiters know if you are on a timed lunch.

Thank Skip R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

El Norteno personnel was outstanding with their kinder ,they were very friendly, well dress you know who was who. Their personnel was there to help with everything, when i took look at their Salads they was just great .most of all you could have your order cook the way you wanted it. When you recive your meal it was more... More 

Thank Johnnie P
Martinsville, Virginia
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167 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

I am a huge fan of Mexican food and that is the one thing we have going for us in Martinsville. El Norteno is great quality food, good prices, and fast/friendly service.

1 Thank kkeith34
Martinsville, Virginia, United States
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

The staff are friendly and service is fast. Food is good, not great. Salsa is excellent and chips are always fresh tasting.

Thank Janine H
Martinsville, Virginia
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

El Norteno is an excellent Mexican restaurant that features all your favorites dishes. The service is always quick and courteous and the atmosphere only adds to your dining experience. A great value for your dining experience.

Thank Tim B
Deadwood, SD
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2012

The food is nothing special but well cooked and quick. The service is good and the people there friendly.

Thank Brett D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 E Church St, Patrick Henry Mall, Martinsville, VA 24112-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Henry County  >  Martinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 276-666-1118

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