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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

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100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
+1 706-531-0012
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good15%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
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Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

The new management went about transforming the location into the best Mexican restaurant in the Dawsonville area. Service is prompt and super attentive. The staff know the menu well and have guided me and my wife to some absolutely incredible dishes. Their salsa is fresh...More

Thank Antonio A
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We have been frequenting El Jinette since they first opened. The food, the staff & the management used to be great. Tonight, most of our orders were somehow messed up in the kitchen. Our server was very apologetic, but even when they attempted to get...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I usually visit this restaurant on the weekends. My wife and I were both not working this week and decided to visit El Jinete again. The food was great like normal and the atmosphere a little calmer than on the weekends. My guess is the...More

Thank WhitmanThoreau
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Favorite Mexican Resturant in Dawsonville. Awesome salsa, made fresh. No issues with custom orders. Margaritas are potent. They offer real Mojitos and they are delicious! Service is good, beer is ice cold. Food is delicious, fresh and steaming hot. I've eaten here a hundred times...More

1  Thank Sweetgeorgiacin... l
Reviewed September 7, 2015

That is exactly what you will hear when you approach the El Jinete Restaurant in Dawsonville. The waiters will see you coming and will open the door for you. "Welcome My Friends!" You will hear this throughout your dining experience. You know they do not...More

Thank WhitmanThoreau
Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

The staff was friendly but the service was terrible. Felt almost ignored until you flagged them down for drinks, order, refill, check....you get the point. The food was awful. When you ordered fajitas and they are not sizzling when they come, you instantly know you've...More

Thank whrgogt
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Walked into about 6 employees in entrance. They had to finish socializing before greeting and seating us (unenthusiastically, on a Saturday night) . The host (?) took our drink order, then came back and told us the half pitcher of Margaritas made with Petron would...More

Thank MyOpinionCountsHere
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Best Mexican food in Dawsonville by far! The portions are always more than we can eat so most of the time we split a dish between the two of us. However my only complaint is the service. The waiters can easily be distracted by watching...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I went in to have lunch by myself. I ordered the ribeye steak and shrimp meal. I cut into the steak and it was white inside. Beef should be red, pink or brown depending on how well its cooked throughout, this was almost paper white...More

2  Thank Michaelevans2000
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant faces stiff competition in the area, as there are a million Mexican places around. Some are just a few hundred yards away. We have eaten here many times before, but this last time showed that they're really making an efort to spiff things...More

1  Thank DBM58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-531-0012
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