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Los Potrillos

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220 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
919-932-4301
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
inexpensive mexican

Restaurant has the best cold beer!. We eat several times a month, it is inexpensive, service is good, food is well prepared, basic mexican cuisine that is consistent

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
laurakosbTerrell_NC
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Terrell, NC
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Terrell, NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Restaurant has the best cold beer!. We eat several times a month, it is inexpensive, service is good, food is well prepared, basic mexican cuisine that is consistent

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Los Potrillos delivers on authenticity: the food is excellent, the dining room is horrendous. Service is always friendly and chips and salsa plentiful. The carne asada is well done and well marinated. If this place did a major upgrade to the interior, it would be a hit - we often go there just for a quick lunch - not recommended... More 

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Winston Salem NC
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Took daughter and friend here for dinner. Service was super. Nice menu. Vegetarian options. Very good Mexican food, great drink options. Spinach enchiladas, pollo asado was gorgeous and delicious, and grilled shrimp were all excellent. Food was fast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Just alright, very loud once few people arrive. Food portions large enough, customer service adequate and friendly, but

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

I went with my son on the Saturday night before UNC classes start. The location is great. The ambiance is superb. The place was absolutely hopping with students excited to be back from the summer. So much for the good. The food was dreadful. My sons steak tacos were pathetic--skimpy and dry. My poblano enchiladas, a special, had a minimal... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

What a fine surprise to find this excellent Mexican restaurant ! Most patrons sat outside but we were in and it was fine- One of us had Mexican pizza and one had s Super Burrito- both were outstanding - We have tried 3 here- this is best-

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Carrboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Big portions and a large menu make this one of my favorite Chapel Hill Mexican restaurants. Definitely not a fine dining experience but we often make a point to take friends here for a casual night out.

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Tennessee
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165 reviews 165 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Los Potrillos is in an unimposing building with a small outdoor seating section. There was the standard menu you would find in most Mexican restaurants, so it would be hard to give it a top rating. I did find the flavor of the salsa and fajitas to be a bit different than the standard fare, and I liked the difference.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Took the family to Los Potrillos in Chapel Hill as a welcome home dinner for daughter home from college for summer. It was a somewhat busy Thurday evening with students finishing exams meeting friends for drinks and food both there and at nearby bar. Did not have to wait for table and were waited upon attentively by staff. All of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Good food, fast and efficient service, unique atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-932-4301

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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?