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El Potrero

5516 Fenton Road, Flint, MI
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Ranked #15 of 316 restaurants in Flint
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: Phone Number : 810-237-8844
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Description: Phone Number : 810-237-8844
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We go here regularly and love the food. All the basics are great: chips, salsa, rice, refried beans, etc... Food is fresh and yummy, we especially like the Pollo Loco, San Jose special, Chimichangas and Fajitas. My husband who doesn't care for Mexican food, enjoys the soft tacos and enchiladas since they are not too spicy for his taste. There... More

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Flint, mi
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503 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food is the same as before. The new location is much better. The new employees hired to serve at the new location have a better attitude than some of the previous employees at the shabby old (now closed) location next to the Secretary of State service center. If you are looking to find the new location... just go North... More

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Flint, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Their food is very good, especially the chile poblanos, and chile rellenos. The service is okay, and the place is clean. They are still not quite as good as Puerto Vallarta or El Cozumel.

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Flint, mi
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503 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Good food, excellent value, worn floors need replacing. The prices are really low, however, maybe they should charge a little more to replace the ragged carpet and hazardous carpet strip that could really be a hazard if someone tripped over it (SHARP metal edge of carpet strip is sticking up... see photo). I ordered "Lunch combo #1" and there was... More

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Saginaw Township
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I visited with family members after a church service and the food was amazing. I asked if they had a sample platter, yes, and I said i'll have that. They brought 2 platters with about 6 entrée's and I ate every last bite. It was so good.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

One of my favorite Mexican Food Restaurants. Love the Pollo Loco--Chicken in Cheese Sauce w/squash & onions--Very Tasty. Really never had anything here we did not like. Wait staff friendly. Atmosphere is what it is--Mexican kitsch.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This restaurant was close to our hotel so we decided to give it a try. The chips arrived warm, the salsa was not spicy but it was good. We ordered some queso to go along with the chips and it was tasty. I had the shrimp grande fajita burrito plate and he had a vegetarian combo. My burrito was very... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I have had the pleasure of dining here on two occasions. They start your feast with complementary warm perfect chips and tangy salsa.. The tacos and enchiladas with rice that I have ordered have been excellent. The food comes out on very hot plates which is a nice touch for an unpretentious establishment. The waitstaff is friendly and accommodating. Very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

First the good - attentive, friendly service, speedy food, lots of choices. However, the food was completely forgettable. Decent. Only that. "Cheese" sauce was tasteless. No perceptible refries in the burrito. I do prefer to eat at home over this.

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15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

Have eaten at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. My favorite is the chicken taco salad.

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