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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
+1 360-293-2631
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food not a dark dingy restaurant bright and colorful like most Mexican restaurants. The tamales only come in chicken since they are made in house. Other than that not much to complain about worth a stop in

Thank peterpanjaffray
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had lunch there today. We were greeted by a very friendly young lady upon our arrival. Seated immediately and the chips & salsa arrived right on que. The salsa was homemade and chips were very flavorful. We had a small chicken taco salad ($7.50) and...More

Thank Lanny V
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Almost missed out on this place. Fortunately, we were walking downtown, and literally stumbled across it. Very good prices, great flavor, endless chips and salsa (yay). My husband was disappointed with the small portion of his plate. Don't let that keep you away. It was...More

Thank Kerisa M
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Great Mexican restaurant! The food was freshly prepared and the portions were just right. . .not "supersized" like many Mexican restaurants.

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Here with my sailing team for the Tulip Regatta. The food was pretty good although I would have liked a little larger portion. Prices not bad at all and friendly service. I would dine here again but would love it if they increased their portion...More

Thank VitaminandDolphin
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We were there with a group (20 or so) right at dinner time with reservations. They have a private dining room, tastefully appointed. I heard no complaints from anyone about the food or pleasant service. They were a little stingy with the salsa, but brought...More

Thank 611Marty
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Best selection of tequilas ever! Great local service, bartender knowledgable and fun, food out of this world.... Love it!

Thank Chastidy M
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Sunday night dinner and we were in the hotel next-door, husband didn't want to walk too far. We should have walked further, this place was ok. Service with a smile; seated promptly, few customers. Immediately had chips and salsa with waters. We both ordered margaritas...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Family friendly, good cocktails, clean and excellent food. My favorite place to go while in Anacortes.

Thank RHW8155
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a kid friendly restaurant. The menu is very affordable and they have "American" options for kids like grilled cheese. Service is quick and the decorations colorful to give the little ones something to look at while waiting for the food to arrive.

Thank treeshe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-293-2631
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