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Los Potrillos

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1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 992-0550
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Wow, I'll be back

I finally made it in to this place after years of hesitation. I had the lamb stew and it was phenomenal! I'll be back to try the rest of the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I finally made it in to this place after years of hesitation. I had the lamb stew and it was phenomenal! I'll be back to try the rest of the menu.

2 Thank Dust111
Kalispell, Montana
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318 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot believe there are not more TA reviews on Los Potrillos. It is not fancy but it is cozy. The cuisine at Los Potrillos hits the spot when you are feeling like true Mexican food from the recipes of Guadalajara. So its busy with Latino families and the menu is excellent and extensive. Its is also not Tex/Mex and... More 

3 Thank MaryEllenM27
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We have lunch at Los Potrillos roughly twice a month and always enjoy the fine food, the ambiance and the excellent service.

3 Thank MorganSmith2014
Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Atmosphere was very good. Food was greasy. The beans were so greasy that they were runny. It just was not an excellent dinning experience. The menus should have been replaced years ago. They are tearing apart. The waiter (even though not busy) took his time to wait on us. There are better places in Santa Fe to eat.

Thank susan b
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I am not a local so I can't rate this restaurant vs others in the area. I traveled here on my way to the balloon festival from Colorado. It is the BEST mexican food I have ever eaten in my life. I had one of the Molcajete dishes. It is the one served with a Jalepeno on top and pineapple... More 

3 Thank bigjeff_24
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Travelling Route 66 and was recommended this little Mexican restaurant by our hotel concierge - so happy we followed his advice. It's a family run business, not overly pretty and shiny but comfortable and welcoming. Staff were friendly, happy and couldn't have done more. The food is lovely, tastes fresh and really tasty. The fish soup was lovely, if you... More 

4 Thank lisa w
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

On our trip to Santa Fe we had the best dinner here. There were four of us and we tried a variety including shrimp, steak, tacos, burritos and everything was excellent. The meals came with rice and beans and plenty to satisfy any appetite. We would love to visit again.

2 Thank Gramps M
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This restaurant had wonderful choices and great food. Very large portions and everything we ordered was delicious. The staff was very efficient and friendly

2 Thank ShirleyGlass
Miami Beach, Florida
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Despite a surly welcome, we had a really good dinner for a very reasonable price. Because it is off the tourist trap downtown, this little local eatery was filled with families as well as couples enjoying a nice night with authentic and fresh Mexican food. The pork ribs fell off the bone, and the portions were plentiful. The menu is... More 

2 Thank Annie P
Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Reviews sound good but menu does not appear to be from this location. What gives? Someone needs to edit the information on these locations to provide travelers better information in order to make a de is ion to visit or not.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: (505) 992-0550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget


Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?