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Los Potrillos

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1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3382
(505) 992-0550
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The manager of the house we rented had left a list of recommended restaurants and this was one. We just did not have a good experience. Margaritas were bland. Salsa was the highlight. We had a variety of dishes (fajitas, burritos, chile rellenos, enchiladas) and none were really good. We drove by this place many times and generally there were... More 

Thank Papa6157
Farmington, New Mexico
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We originally had planned on going to Tomasita's, but it was Labour Day Weekend and the place had a 45 minute wait. Remembering our good experiences looking for dining outside of the area, we headed down Cerrillos and found this little gem. It was busy, but we were seated reasonably fast. They serve you chips with 3 kinds of salsas.... More 

3 Thank PartTimeGypsy
Loreto, Mexico
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is authentic Mexican food. I know, because I have lived in Mexico for 10 years. The molcajete al pastor is sublime. There is a place in Loreto that makes tacos al pastor that are the best I have ever had--this is their equal. Enough with the Tex-Mex--go here.

2 Thank rich034
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place always hits the spot, I don't care how the menus look im here for the food! The corn tortillas are always hand made, and the food is served sizzling. Try the birria!

2 Thank Luis C
Colorado Springs
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a city known for its Southwestern food, Los Potrillos stands out. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, almost family like. The menu is large, and the price is right. The food is wonderful and the portions are good. Try the Posole!

1 Thank Forrest O
Little Rock, Arkansas
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Santa Fe is about the tourists — especially the old city huddled around its charming cathedral basilica. At peak tourist season, it can be well-nigh impossible to get a table without a reservation at any of the many good restaurants in the old part of the city, and well-nigh impossible to get a reservation, period. If you have access to... More 

2 Thank wdlindsy
Edgewood, New Mexico
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199 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason we ate here was that the traffic was so backed up on Cerrillos because of the construction that we decided to eat lunch. That was a great decision! Very friendly staff, quaint sitting area, nice murals on the walls, and most important, real Mexican food, not New Mexican food. Lots of seafood dishes that looked delicious and... More 

4 Thank sandiablonde
Casper, Wyoming
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188 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we were back in Mexico dining here !! The menu is pretty extensive with lots of great choices. Had the gorditos and they were tasty. We would definitely come back as there's at least another dozen items on the menu wewould like to try.

2 Thank Boywonder51
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service, promt seating, attentive waitress. I had the pupusas,she had the enchiladas. Very good. Best Mexican food outside the quick food joints Ive had in NM. I pass on the New Mexican restaurants red or green is just way too limiting in choices. I always opt for a good Mexican restaurant youll have more choices in the menu and... More 

2 Thank lotsoftravelingtodo
Placitas, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Great versions of true Mexican cuisine such as Chiles en Nogada. Criterion guacamole.. Friendly service with a desire to please customer, even a crowd.

2 Thank Barbara R

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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 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3382
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: (505) 992-0550

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