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El Herradero

123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
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Ranked #6 of 132 restaurants in Pocatello
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 17, 2014
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48 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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English first
Pocatello, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Can not beat for price and great food. Love veggie and spicy pork burrito. Have 3 locations including a taco bus. Half the price of fancier places with better food.

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Pocatello, Idaho
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We moved to Pocatello 9 years ago and El Herradero is our favorite place to eat. There are many Mexican restaurants in town but most of them are "American-Mexican" which don't appeal to us. If you happen to love that kind of Mexican, don't stop at El Herradero. But if you like authentic Mexican, then you'll love it! The service... More

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Pocatello, Idaho
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I have no idea how they got such a high rating, but maybe this just the standard for Pocatello. I have eaten a lot of mexican food around the US. I have never been to mexico, It is possible they have a more traditional menu. It just didn't sit right with me.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Driving across the country we looked forward to a stop in Pocatello and in this restaurant as it was rated as #1 on the Tripadvisor. Was this a joke? Is this rigged by readers affiliated with the restaurant? We ordered two burritos. The food presentation of steak burritto and beans, appeared as if a blob of big poo was swimming... More

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Toronto, Canada
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68 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We stopped in on the way from Jackson Hole to Boise to check out El Herradero and the Museum of Clean. Both were awesome and worth the little trek off the highway to experience them. El Herradero was fantastic. LIttle hole in the wall type place next to a gas station (but in its own building). The service was great... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We ate at El Herradero after a long trip from Denver. The staff was quick and very friendly. The food was great and an even better value. The servings were also large. Great mexican food in Idaho!

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White Pine, Tennessee, Usa
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The staff at our hotel recommended this restaurant. It was a small, nondescript building and we almost missed it, but I am glad we didn't! This was some of the best Mexican food I have eaten. The tomatillo sauce was nice and spicy and the fajita burrito was outstanding. The service was a little slow but the food was excellent.

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St. George, Utah
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

great food at great price! I recommend this to anyone and it is fantastic mexican food! Bring your friends, family, or coworkers!

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Ft Lauderdale
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Decent Mexican place in Pocatello and you get for what you pay for. It was cheap and the food had some taste. If your a fan of Guacamole this isn't the place for you. Tacos had some taste and the tostada was like eating from like Taco Bell. The staff was really nice and friendly and I'm sure next time... More

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Pocatello, ID
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Delicious, fresh, and cheap! Great staff, too! Some of the best food in town at the most reasonable prices. A must if you like Mexican food!!

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