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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

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3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5914
770-982-1539
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family get together!

The best Mexican food I've ever eaten. My family and I try to go here as often as we can. Definitely a 5 Star Restaurant. Wonderful staff, friendly service. Doesn't get any better!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
margarethC8345BJ
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Snellville, Georgia
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So this place was recommended by a local friend. It's in an old shopping complex that houses nothing but a goodwill these days. Positive is there is plenty of parking. Walk into the place and stood there waiting for someone to help me. This took awhile and they sat me in what looked like a spare booth way off to... More 

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Thank Mike C
Snellville, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best Mexican food I've ever eaten. My family and I try to go here as often as we can. Definitely a 5 Star Restaurant. Wonderful staff, friendly service. Doesn't get any better!

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Thank margarethC8345BJ
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

You will look hard to find this place and when you do you will wonder what all the fuss is about - but it is an experience once you get in. Heavy Mex decor, crowded tables with lots of people eating big plates of authentic mexican specialities. I grew up in Southern Cal and this food is the real deal!

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Thank Shaka44
Atlanta, GA
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157 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The quality of the food and the quantity of the menu are both impressive. I would give them an "excellent" rating, but one member of our party was less than overwhelmed so I'll factor that in. Even though the place was very busy, we received prompt and courteous service. The menu really is extensive. Almost made it TOO difficult to... More 

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Thank RockyRaccoon
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here since it opened. We have a favorite server. Food is alway excellent and the portions are great. Great gathering place for friends and family.

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Thank 241clare
Snellville, Georgia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

El Jinete is our go to spot for delicious Mexican Food that is freshly prepared and they serve very generous portions. They also have wonderful Margarita's. The prices are decent. You won't go wrong visiting.

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Thank ddj1215
Snellville, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Have eaten here many times. The food is always delicious and plenty of it. Waiters are always friendly and efficient.

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Thank Susan K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We have bee eating at the El for over ten years. The food is always good, and the service outstanding. The staff has watched our sons grow up. This was there after school go to food.

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Thank Lynn E
Snellville, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat in Snellville, Ga. I love Mexican food and this place never lets me down. The food is flavorful and the portions are huge. The staff is attentive and friendly. Their margaritas are good. Try half mango and half strawberry. Come sit at the bar and you might make some new friends.

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Thank lisa1199
Snellville, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My son and his friends go here often - and rave about it. So one Sunday he dragged us there for lunch. Though the rest of the sad strip mall it's housed in looks pitiful, this little restaurant serves quick and tasty lunches at a decent price.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5914
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Snellville
  • Phone Number: 770-982-1539

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?