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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican
2470 Hw 90, Lake City, FL 32055
+1 386-758-3100
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“carnitas” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (9 reviews)
“great food” (8 reviews)
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2470 Hw 90, Lake City, FL 32055
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want some good Mexican food with good portions give this place a visit. The drinks were 2 for 1 and they were good. Staff was very friendly

Thank brindanicole
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The food was just fair, service was prompt. Salsa and chips were fair, nothing to write home about. Building is worn down and smells like it needs a good cleaning. If you want fair Mexican Food go here. I would suggest looking around a little...More

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Service here was good, prices were reasonable. I really did not enjoy the meal I ordered and neither did my wife. We both agreed we would not be going back when we left.

Thank griff83147
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Keep driving the food is not to my liking fajitas were really tuff would not recommend any Mexican food place in this town

Thank jalapenos2jalapenos2
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband is a Carnitas connoisseur and he thought the Carnitas at El Potro were excellent; nice sized pieces of meat cooked to perfection. I had Veggie Fajitas which were delicious. The vegetables were very flavorful and not swimming in oil. The service at El...More

Thank vickaroo2
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Based on previous reviews this place sucks? I found the service to be exemplary and the food delicious. I have had carnitas at over fifty Mexican restaurants and this place has the best. Prices are lower than expected for the quality and quantity received.

Thank james n
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Is the worst place to eat in Lake City, the appetizer we order one of them was shrimp wrap with bacon, the shrimp was overcook, soggy, the other Nachos, wet, soggy and horrible, the meal we send it back, look so bad.

Thank MiriamWarren
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

On the road looking for some Mexican food we asked Siri an then just picked it had 4 stars Very good my husband had the supreme enchiladas 4 one of each kind ate everything. I had comb plate sauce is great waiter very attentive not...More

Thank Tlk182
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited 3 times over the past 18 months. The food is good to fair, but the service is deplorable at best. I do not understand how they stay in business.

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for a Mexican restaurant, we found this one on the main strip of the city. Food was good, nothing outstanding, service was okay. Very surprised that as a Mexican restaurant there wasn't one "Mexican" working there. Needless to say, we would go back if...More

Thank Julie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2470 Hw 90, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-758-3100
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