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Los Potrillos

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
+1 505-992-0550
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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Index, Washington
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places that has a menu so large that it is hard to make a decision. Most everything looked interesting. I opted for the Chicken Mole'. While this was not one of the best Mole's that I have eaten it was still pretty good. I cleaned my plate with no regrets. The service was excellent. This... More 

2 Thank IndexDavid
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

100% Mexican food all types traditional and seafood and desserts. Rated one of the best in Santa Fe, NM

2 Thank Esperanza A
Davidson, North Carolina
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on the recommendation of our hotel desk clerk, who said it was the best Mexican restaurant around. It was filled with locals, as far as I could tell. They have an extensive menu. The service was very good. I highly recommend the guacamole-but we informed that is enough for 3 or 4 to share!

4 Thank Deb C
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296 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Los Potrillos never disappoints. We came a bit before 7PM and had to wait about 15 minutes for a table. However, the food and drinks were excellent as usual and the service was swift without appearing hurried. We have been coming here for about 4 years now and have never been disappointed. This remains a superb Mexican restaurant in Santa... More 

3 Thank SrgnFsh
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food. Great service and great menu selection. We come here frequently and bring out of town guests here for an authentic taste of Santa Fe. Highly recommended.

3 Thank Matt J
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Fun decor and good food. Really good margarita. We loved the cozy and fun decor. Great staff and wonderful for the price.

2 Thank Steven88Texas
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Smallish store, but good food and decent service. Not too busy for lunch, good parking and location.

4 Thank gregnx
Kalispell, Montana
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493 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 754 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We always enjoy Los Potrillos. They serve Authentic Mexican home cooked meals. It is not just another "New Mexican" style cafe. Most of the tables are filled with Latino Families and that says more than anything I can tell you about it. But I do have to say We have dined there many times and have never had a bad... More 

4 Thank MaryEllenM27
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Tried this restaurant out because of previous reviews; was not disappointed. Price point was good for Santa Fe, Both of us enjoyed our dinners and margaritas; so much so that the next evening we decided to go back again! I tried their rib plate this time just for something different from the usual tacos or enchiladas. The meat was so... More 

4 Thank Joyce R
Grapevine, Texas
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

This was our first visit here after having driven by it for a few years. I had the BBQ ribs and hubby had the steak and shrimp. Both were very good -- the ribs were meaty, tender, and very flavorful. The steak and shrimp were also very good. The steak was not thick, but with excellent flavor. We enjoyed all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-992-0550

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