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El Potro

226 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2724
+1 904-819-0390
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“refried beans” (5 reviews)
“queso” (5 reviews)
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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226 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2724
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to eat dinner one night at El Potro. The food was good. The restaurant is nothing fancy but it was clean and the staff were friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ruthfowler2010
Reviewed 6 November 2018

nice atmosphere, friendly service, good food, . it was our first visit to this restaurant. we like Mexican food, but find it hard to find a place that suits our taste. this place was the one we like best. prices are reasonable also.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sandskaren38
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Good food, went on a Friday night, had good service, a lot of food, so come hungry or share. Right across from our hotel made it easy too

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mrsvickismith16
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This place advertises being the best Mexican food since 1985 but that is so not true !! Their food is subpar at best . I wouldn't recommend it to anyone . The " Mexican " food had no Mexican flavors and the service was as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MrsRamirez1974
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Stop in St. Augustine for an over night stay. The hotel front desk made this recommendation. Wow this is truly a must visit authentic Mexican restaurant. The staff was very friendly. The food was fantastic. The portions were large Everything about this restaurant was 5...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank brucev211
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have eaten here with co-workers for the last 3 years at least twice a month and with my family often enough that I have personal conversations with several of the waitresses about their children/family. Typically, they are pretty quick and we have good service....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank matteresa
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Finally found authentic Mexican here! My wife had the taco salad that was so full of meat, she could only eat half. And the shell was great. I got the King Quesadilla. It has the fajita filling on a giant homemade tortilla shell that was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GrandDude29577
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is obviously both take out and regular sit down restaurant. We were seated promptly and our drink order taken. We were given warm chips and salsa which were good. We ordered the steak fajitas and the carne asada. Both were large portions and served...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank oliver7272
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Tried a new restaurant today. Made the mistake of going in at lunchtime. The waitress was nice, the drinks cold, salsa and chips OK. After about 30 minutes, the waitress told us repeatedly the food would be right up. 45 minutes in, still no food....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kç G
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Good sized serving of average Mexican food. Service is uneven and seems under staffed. Atmosphere has a rather frumpy feel to it but does not feel unclean. Over all not a bad choise for a meal but surly nothing to write home about.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank johngrier3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2724
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-819-0390
Description
Causal Mexican Dining
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