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Santiago's Mexican Restaurant

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124 Lincoln St, Porter, IN 46304
11:00 am - 10:00 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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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me just start out by saying that this place is FILTHY. My husband and I parked across the road and thought it looked like a very cute restaurant from the outside. They have a cute outdoor dining section, and has a decent amount of curb appeal. However, as soon as I reached for the door (handle and door covered... More 

Thank Melinda T
Orlando, FL
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The service was average. The Mexican (OK the American version of Mexican food...this IS Indiana) is mundane. They are taking NO chances here. The choices are extremely middle of the road and prepared with a strong leaning toward the un-offensive. All 5 of the entrees at our table fit this centrist profile. OK, the food is reasonable, it is un-offensive,... More 

Thank likeparty
Owensboro, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The chips and salsa taste homemade. Both are really good. The chips taste edible taco salad bowls. The portions are huge. You definitely won't go home hungry. I got the wet burrito dinner and my husband got fajitas. The food is average Mexican restaurant fare. The service was very good. Our waitress checked back frequently.

Thank BudNLily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Santiago's since I was a kid and I continue to go on a frequent basis. No chain restaurant makes Mexican food like Santiago's does and the staff has always been super friendly. Its worth the trip if you enjoy Mexican cuisine!

Thank Kayla G
Fishers, IN
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We shared the Martin Fajitas which had shrimp, chicken, steak, and chorizo. Glad we shared it was s huge portion. Chips were home made. Service was good. We would definitely go back next time we are in the area.

Thank aster7835
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I'm not really a lover of Mexican cuisine HOWEVER I can't get enough of Santiagos! Everyone who comes to town to visit us gets to go here as its our FAV place to take guests!!! Cannot believe the quality and quantity of food we get for the price AND perfect service...the chips are to die for!

Thank Gogograny
Valparaiso, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Chips and salsa are amazing! Best chips in area! Food was great! Recommend the chili rellenos or the fajitas! Very fresh and very tasty. Service was good. Great portions and price is right.

Thank miles2404
Chicago, Illinois
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148 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Never been here before. Were meeting relatives for lunch. Chips and salsa were brought out as appetizer. Corn chips and flour chips. Corn chips were good. Absolutely loved the flour chips! I ordered three tacos (two corn and one flour). Again, good corn tacos, but the flour taco was superb! I prefer corn tacos or tortillas in general, but from... More 

Thank steelchess77
Porter, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This a a great value! The food is fantastic. The people are friendly. I always get great service. The beans and rice are made like my mom makes. I get the flautas. The home made tortillas chips and salsa are great. Make sure to leave room for the dinner.

Thank Rebecca A
Logansport, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I would like to make this statement first. I have never felt compelled to use my time writing a bad review (or any review) until now. I do not know how to better describe the experience I had there better than the title. I took my family there after coming back from Cubs game in Chicago. I have to say... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Lincoln St, Porter, IN 46304
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Porter
  • Phone Number: 219-926-6518

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