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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

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2470 HW 90, Lake City, FL 32055
386-758-3100
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place and a nice plate!

We heard about this place through the locals and as usual, the food and service were great! We would recommend this to friends......and will return ourselves!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Craig T
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Union, South Carolina
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South
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you don't expect much here you won't be disappointed. The service was spotty, everyone ran out of drinks and the bar was very slow. Food quality was OK, good but nothing special. We had trouble finding someone to help when we needed it and I finally walked up front to see 5 staff members hanging around up there. The... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

There are not many Mexican restaurants in the area & if you are spoiled like we are in south FL with many great ones, don't expect the foodie/gaucamole made fresh at the table style, this is not that. However there was no wait on a Thursday night, friendly staff and the food was tasty and cooked well. One exception was... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just a so so offering and quality. It is not for me as I love Mex Food and know what I like. I live in Lake City and when I want good Mex Food I travel to Jacksonville!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We eat here every Friday night. They have a lunch buffet everyday and a buffet on Friday and Saturday nights. The food is addicting. Service is always great and staff are very friendly.

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Union, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We heard about this place through the locals and as usual, the food and service were great! We would recommend this to friends......and will return ourselves!

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Tampa, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The staff is very friendly. The food came quickly & was delicious. Authentic flavors at a reasonable price. Yummy margaritas!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The food here is awesome! My only complaint is that the building is older, and it does show. Sometimes on busy nights, they even have a Mexican group play music.

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Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A group of us had dinner last night at El Potro. We were warmly greeted when we arrived and were more than happy to let us sit in the back room which we prefer since we talk alot...lol The menu is large and is nicely written with descriptions of what's in each food item for those not familiar with Mexican... More 

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Cologne, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stopped by for dinner. We were told that the food was good. That is an understatement. The food was awesome. Came out hot, in a very short time. I was hungry and was begging for more. While we were enjoying our dinner, a tour bus stopped here for dinner. Can I say any more. The place to stop in... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. I had the Taquitos Mexicanos. They were very good served with fried beans and Mexican salad. I would definitely have them again. This was my first time ordering them. My wife had chicken fajitas served with beans and rice and Mexican salad.

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Additional Information about El Potro Mexican Restaurant

Address: 2470 HW 90, Lake City, FL 32055
Phone Number: 386-758-3100
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2470 HW 90, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: 386-758-3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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