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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5994
+1 770-982-1539
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Snellville, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Absolutely love this place. It is like family....if IS family. Ramon and the whole crew work so very hard to take personal care of your table and the food and drinks are the best. I have tried margaritas all over the globe...NONE compare with ElJ's. Don't miss out on this prize.

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Thank Jack C
Snellville, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The salsa, chips and chimichangas are great could use a bit more cheese though. and service was good.

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Thank franksalembier
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Love, love love this place!!!! The margaritas are PHENOMENAL!!!!! I haven't had anything bad here!!! My only wish is that the wait wasn't as long on busy nights But I guess that is a testament to how good this place is 😍😍

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Thank ShellyDH
Snellville, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to hang out and eat. Food and drinks are outstanding . Friday night is always busy.

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Thank ocrjames
Atlanta, GA
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We eat here a few times per month. That says more about the quality of the food than the fact that it is very close to home. The food is always good and the service is excellent. I particularly like the fajitas and burritos. The taco salad is also great. Treat yourself to some El Jinete dip instead of just... More 

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Thank Paul J
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

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 

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Thank Dianne W
Snellville, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

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.

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Thank kvick13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

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Thank Trina T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 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.

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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 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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: +1 770-982-1539

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