Columbia is approximately 1,000 miles from the Mexican border, but that does not prevent our middle American city from serving authentic Mexican fare. At El Taqueria Rodeo, you may enjoy not only authentic Mexican cuisine, but also an atmosphere that feels south of the border.
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Does El Taqueria Rodeo have any specials?
Yes, it has daily lunch specials for less than $5. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It also has dinner specials that vary daily, served after 3 p.m.
Does the restaurant have a liquor license?
Yes, El Taqueria Rodeo serves a variety of domestic and imported beers along with margaritas in lime, peach or strawberry flavors.
Is El Taqueria Rodeo affordable?
Meals come with complimentary, fresh chips and salsa and the lunch menu has dishes for an average of $5.50 (not including specials). Dinner specials are also typically around $8. The drinks are a little pricier, with margaritas ranging from $3.50 for a small “on the rocks” to $8.99 for a large frozen.
What would you recommend?
The chicken tacos are fairly popular and served with small corn tortillas, cilantro and a lime on the side.
What are the business hours?
The restaurant is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Customers may dine in or use the drive through window for takeout.
Where is El Taqueria Rodeo located?
805 E. Nifong Blvd, about four miles or a 10-minute drive from the MU campus, according to Google Maps.