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El Potrero

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5516 Fenton Road, Flint, MI
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Phone Number : 810-237-8844

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  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Had cheese enchiladas with grilled pork on top with ranchero sauce. Was excellent and the pork was tender. We had eight in our party and everyone enjoyed their meal. Waitress had great attitude and offered to take a group picture of our party. Overall we really enjoyed this meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2014
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Dallas TX
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean and well lit. The host at the door was less than pleasant but our waitress was attentive and efficient. The food was mediocre. The margaritas were tasteless. Salsa couldn't be more bland. We won't hurry back.

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Burton
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My husband and I eat there a lot and we love the food! The new location is located on Fenton Road across from the Venus Family restaurant. They have a lot more room. Plenty of parking at the new location. People now have the choice of eating in the bar or the big dining room. They can easily accommodate large... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We met up with my husbands family here for dinner one night while we were in town. The WORST mexican food I have ever had. The "grilled" chicken breast that I received was rubbery and I am pretty sure it was just microwaved, because there were no grill marks. The rice was dry and chunky and the beans tasted like... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have been semi-regular customers for over a year. The last two visits the chicken burritos were terriblly salty...you could hardly taste the chicken. Both the server and manager stated that the salt is added in the morning to the meat. The manager offered to cook a side of grilled chicken with an up charge and took one burrito off... More 

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Dallas TX
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Had cheese enchiladas with grilled pork on top with ranchero sauce. Was excellent and the pork was tender. We had eight in our party and everyone enjoyed their meal. Waitress had great attitude and offered to take a group picture of our party. Overall we really enjoyed this meal.

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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I liked the new location (practically next to the old one). Service is good, prices are fantastic and the food is good. Love Chile rellenos. Makes it hard to try different dishes when I go there, but I do try. In fact, we are going there again today for lunch!

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GRAND BLANC
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Everything, a small restaurant but serves very good mexican food, service and servers always available good ambiance!

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Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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616 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 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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21 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about El Potrero

Address: 5516 Fenton Road, Flint, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Flint
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5516 Fenton Road, Flint, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Flint

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Phone Number : 810-237-8844
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?