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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5994
+1 770-982-1539
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Snellville, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating here for years, the food is great and reasonably priced. The service is always excellent.

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Thank Kim H
Snellville
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this spot! My friends and I eat here at least twice a month. If you go on a Friday or Saturday night you might have to wait a while to be seated but it is well worth it. I love the shrimp taco dinner and the chicken and shrimp nachos. Margaritas are the best!

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Thank Keisha L
Snellville, Georgia
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came in and were seated quickly despite a packed house. We got chips and salsa quickly. The Salsa tasted like spicy ketchup and I did not like it very much. I ordered the steak ranchero and the steak was a good size, however, it wasn't cooked on the grill - it appeared to be stewed and lacked the "grill"... More 

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Thank everywhereman13
Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Don't be put off by the location; at least there is plenty of parking. Price is right and the food is delicious! Particularly fond of the seafood dishes.

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Thank Opernbesucherin
Snellville, Georgia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Service is great! Endless free chips and Salsa. Tacos are wonderful, Salsa has a slight kick to it and is very flavorful. Fajitas are out of this world. Chicken soup is always called for when one has a cold, very yummy. Can't go wrong with this place!

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Thank healthdefense
Snellville, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

although the place could use some updating, we really enjoyed dinner, can not beat the price and the service was great!! Good food for very reasonable prices!!!

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Thank 4jeanne82
Snellville
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Love the guacamole and the margaritas!! The wait is not too bad but they are always pretty full, which means they are really good!!

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Thank Madonna J
Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Love this place. We go approximately once a week. Our kids (all grown) love it too. When they are in town it is where they want to go. The service is great, the staff is very friendly. They make you feel at home. The menu is extensive. We have tried most of the meals and like them all. We go... More 

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Thank Rich M
Stone Mountain, Georgia
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Easily our favorite local Mexican. Fast friendly service, wide selection, good prices and delicious food. Very busy on weekends. Go there regularly.

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Thank JMD1951
Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

But worth the drive if aren't local ~ authentic hearty delicious Mexican cuisine with a big bar area ~ familiar faces ~ servers and hostess that remember you ~ we love our local Mexican restaurant ~

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3303 Centerville Hwy, Ste 7, Snellville, GA 30039-5994
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Snellville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-982-1539

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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?