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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5994
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thanks to a old friend bringing us to eat here, we have been loyal customers since 2004. Love the ACP dish, our favorite! Grilled chicken & onions mixed cheese dip served with rice. Large portion! My taste buds leap for joy when I get a fork full of this yummy chicken dish on my tongue! Great Service too! Love our... More 

Thank Dianne W
Snellville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been going for nearly 15 years. El Jinete really has the best (i.e. strongest) margaritas. Food is always great, and staff treats you like family. Amazing how many names and faces they can remember, even if you haven't visited in months.

Thank kvick13
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food here is excellent! Just walked in seated within a few minutes. Service was wonderful. Nice atmosphere. We will be going back!

Thank Trina T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the food at this resturant but I felt cramped inside and the overall look of the place is dark and dirty. The drinks are great and very large! Good prices.

Thank Dana T
Snellville, Georgia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is consistently crowded. If you want to have a conversion, don't sit in the bar area. The food and service are always good. On my last visit though, the salsa tasted different. It was sweet, not their best. Just go check it out, you won't be disappointed!

Thank FlyGirlH61
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wonderful. It has two sides, one with booths (more family oriented) and one with a bar. The food is always delicious and the margaritas...mmm. If you have a high alcohol tolerance, get the medium! They are so good. Me and my husband come every Friday night, and since the words gotten out they've been getting busier. So... More 

Thank Rebeccaamerica1
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Jinete is the best in Gwinnett if not all of Georgia! Don't let the empty plaza scare you! We've been coming for 14 years and visit at least once a month. There isn't a bad item on the menu and the portions are huge. Steak, chicken, pork, seafood, vegetables - it's all good no matter what you eat!

Thank heathersA4022EU
Atlanta OTP
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I frequent el Jinente often. When the ladies need a break, we go for margarita pitchers. The food is good, large portions. They're not fond of menu/item changes regarding the entrees.

Thank TheDsMyHome
Atlanta, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food in this place is amazing!!! Once you get over the desertion of the plaza, you will find the food to be both affordable and delicious. The staff was very polite and the food portions and very satisfying! Trust me you will not be disappointed

Thank Sheri R
Snellville, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I go to this Mexican Restaurant simply for the Shrimp Nachos. The portion is much more than you would expect for the price and absolutely delicious. I always order the small and can barely finish it. The drinks are pretty good as well and the staff is very customer service oriented. I'd definitely recommend for your next Mexican meal.

1 Thank Keisha J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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: 3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5994
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Snellville
  • Phone Number: 770-982-1539

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