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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

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510 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-3820
(218) 326-6275
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've enjoyed every meal we have had at El Potro. The chips and salsa are at your table right away and the food is excellent! Service is great!

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Thank Laurie L
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate there several times and have yet to get a bad meal, great place to eat. Atmosphere is truly Mexican, help is polite and very helpful describing things on the menu.

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Thank suzysmaid
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a quick and pleasant place to eat. Expect very bland food so use the provided condiments to help spice things up!

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Thank Mary57108
Laguna Niguel, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I always eat here at least once each visit to eat area. We come here for the summer and love the food served here. I particularly like the Chile Relleno's as the don't batter and deep fry them as most places do. They do it entirely differently. I wish the would serve Rice and Bean with the combination plates. The... More 

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Thank Jeffrey C
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, and very reasonable prices. Would definitely go back! We looked up restaurants in Grand Rapids using Trip Advisor and it was one of the top 10. We also asked a local realtor what she would recommend and although she wasn't a fan of Mexican food she did recommend El Potro. I'm so glad we found this... More 

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Thank dann133
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Everything I have tried has been amazing. The salsa is awesome. Lunch and dinner menus are very reasonable. Service is very fast and great wait staff.

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Thank diane s
Saint Charles, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

You need to try their Fajita's. The mixed steak and chicken fajitas will likely be more than you can eat. Brought out sizzling on a hot plate.

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Thank wlf01
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have eaten here 4 or 5 times, the staff is fast and friendly, and the food is great. I can not eat hot spicy foods at the moment due to throat cancer, but as soon as I am healed I will be back.

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Thank Richard S
Itasca County
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The service was friendly and prompt, food was good and a nice atmosphere. Family friendly. They serve alcoholic beverages.

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Thank MNScenicRiver
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Affordable menu that is quite extensive, combo or entree's are very good. Waiter's and Waitresses pleasant.

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Thank Robert43118

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-3820
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: (218) 326-6275

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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?