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El Potrillo Mexican Restaurant

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212 Dogwood Blvd, Flowood, MS 39232-8602
+1 601-992-9260
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a picture of miller light and the beer was a little on the warm side and was slightly skunky. The food was much better and service was good. We have visited the restaurant several times and the bar area has started to get an unclean smell like drinks have been spilled and not cleaned up. We have started... More 

Thank Devildog126
Williamsburg, Virginia
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153 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The tortillas appear homemade and the service was top notch. Would recommend if you are in the area and want Mexican!

Thank zagnutmom
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637 reviews
499 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I ate here on a Friday night. It was fairly busy, but I found a seat at the bar. The bartender was pretty good. I ordered the John beef and chicken fajita with an additional side of their jalapeño sausage. There was plenty and it was good. They had a by request, hotter salsa. It was was hotter and flavorful.

Thank Gary C
Byram, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Today My friend and I had lunch at El Potrillo. We were here at lunch time and looked at the lunch menu. Chris had a Fajita Salad and I chose the Steak Americano. Chris said her salad was loaded with steak. My lunch arrived on a platter rather than a plate. It has a nicely seasoned serving of rice and... More 

Thank Jean R
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Classic MOLCAJETE “The traditional, sizzling Volcanic Rock Molcajete”. Filled with grilled chicken breast, carne asada, pork carnitas, jumbo shrimp, nopales (cactus) and green onions. Served with two extra plates of rice and beans, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole salad and flour tortillas. For two people, excellent and tasty beyond measure.

Thank Susan C
Brandon, Mississippi
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138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite Mexican places due to huge selection and good food. A little pricey.....then I discovered they charged an extra $1 for choosing mixed steak and chicken over either all steak or all chicken on the dishes. I brought it up to the cashier. I said, "I don't understand you charge same price if all steak or all... More 

Thank RickyFlynt
Starkville, Mississippi
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican food! We just ordered the chicken chimichanga with rice, beans, and salad. It was delicious. We ordered it for takeout and it was ready as soon as we got there. Approximately 10 minutes. So they are really fast!

Thank cathyvaldes
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The customer service was horrible. we were there to celebrate my birthday and graduation from receiving my master's. We had a party of 30 and they only gave us one server to wait on all of us. The server was rude and told one of my guest to shut up. When we asked for the manager the server started speaking... More 

Thank Tanya D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years. At one time it was great with good food, drinks, and service. Lately it has gone downhill. The food is just meh and the service is borderline awful. El Sombrero, Papitos, and even Fernando's are better options in the area now if you want Mexican in the Flowood area.

Thank Ryan K
New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Today I decided to eat at El Potrillo in Flowood, MS around 3p.m. I have eaten there before and the food is usually fine but today I was extremely disappointed. I always stick with what I know when I'm starving but I decided to try something different today and as expected I was disappointed. I ordered the Pechuga a la... More 

Thank Serita G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Dogwood Blvd, Flowood, MS 39232-8602
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Flowood
  • Phone Number: +1 601-992-9260

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