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El Herradero

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123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Pocatello, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is some of the best food in Pocatello. Service is most excellent. It doesn't matter what you order it is all great.

Thank karries381
Pocatello Idaho
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113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Mexiçan food..we had a famile meeting and it was lovely the food was fresh and there was ])ent|

Thank Jeneane S
Turlock, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Google maps recommended this place to eat and so glad we decided to give it a try. The ladies that worked there were super nice. The food was super delicious, made me wish we lived here so we could eat there again. Definitely worth eating there! Great price and great food :)

Thank dorkieness24
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been living in Mexico for the past year and the only thing that I missed was this place. They are personable and it's great food!

1 Thank Aaron K
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love mexican food. I have eaten Mexican in Mexico, the South West US, Canada, Northwest US, and Tokyo! . So I feel that I have a pretty good take on quality for Mexican food. This place was the best I have had in the Northwest to date. It had the flavors of good authentic Mexican food. If you want... More 

1 Thank DataGirl001
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great fajitas and chips. Salsa was the best. The atmosphere was fitting and the wait staff friendly.

Thank ellewyoming
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I would say average Mexican food, small eating area, parking is bad, staff was very nice, carne steak dinner was bad, very tough meat, wife had a steak burrito that was excellent. If you want regular salsa don't go there, they serve a green tormatillo salsa that is blah, though chips are very good!

Thank Biggerbulls
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

A friend introduced us to this place. It was delicious and nice size portions. Everything came out nice and hot. Chicken was tender and perfectly cooked. The flour tortilla were so good I could have eaten them by themselves. Salsa and chips were perfect, not salty. Service was very friendly. It was busy but not crazy. We sat there pretty... More 

1 Thank LifesShort99
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

It's my favorite Mexican restaurant! I crave it now that I'm away from Pocatello. "Hole-in-the-wall" food quality (which is always the best indicator of good foreign food!), but in 2 really clean restaurants! I mean if it made so much money as a food truck that they opened restaurants, it has to be good. The smothered chimichangas and the soft... More 

Thank Audrie B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

It was OK food - not really anything spectacular. It was clean and the servers were friendly. Probably will not go back - because it was not real rememberable.

Thank Jimi J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
  • Phone Number: 208-233-6747

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