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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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510 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
+1 218-326-6275
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty busy at diner they have good deals most of the time good food very filling food good service.

Thank Cortnee_Speckel
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Really good mexican food. Nice atmosphere and good service. One of the best places to eat in Rapids.

Thank CLichtle
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went in late had to wait a but for our food and refills on our pop were slow I ordered the Philly cheese steak burrito it was good but had barely any steak in it.

Thank church2014
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The food is excellent! I go here every time I am in Grand Rapids. I recommend it highly! I love the fajitas.

Thank Misi S
Manitoba, Canada
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We ordered the two burrito meal (1 chicken and 1 beef) and the meal was ok. If in a rush, this could be a good choice of restaurant and we were served and out in 20 minutes.

Thank bluebomber
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We've enjoyed every meal we have had at El Potro. The chips and salsa are at your table right away and the food is excellent! Service is great!

Thank Laurie L
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Ate there several times and have yet to get a bad meal, great place to eat. Atmosphere is truly Mexican, help is polite and very helpful describing things on the menu.

Thank suzysmaid
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was a quick and pleasant place to eat. Expect very bland food so use the provided condiments to help spice things up!

Thank Mary57108
Laguna Niguel, California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I always eat here at least once each visit to eat area. We come here for the summer and love the food served here. I particularly like the Chile Relleno's as the don't batter and deep fry them as most places do. They do it entirely differently. I wish the would serve Rice and Bean with the combination plates. The... More 

Thank Jeffrey C
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, and very reasonable prices. Would definitely go back! We looked up restaurants in Grand Rapids using Trip Advisor and it was one of the top 10. We also asked a local realtor what she would recommend and although she wasn't a fan of Mexican food she did recommend El Potro. I'm so glad we found this... More 

Thank dann133

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 218-326-6275

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