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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
+1 706-531-0012
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good16%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
3 Sep 2017
“Wow they were busy”
12 Aug 2017
“Good food!”
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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
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Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Food is great. This was our fourth visit. Portions are large, service has always been good. It's the best Mexican in the area!

1  Thank Brent M
Reviewed 29 November 2014

El Jinete is by far the best mexican restaurant in the 400/53 area of Dawson County. The food is excellent. The fajitas, tacos, burritos and salsa are very good choices. The service, though, is spotty. Sometimes the staff is right on top of everything, and...More

Thank SweetCandiGA
Reviewed 24 October 2014

El Jinete used to be my favorite Mexican restaurant. It has undergone many changes in the 13 years I've been going. I love the current manager/owner, and the service is usually good, but the last time was awful! It took the waiter at least 20...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Food was great. Would have been better if the server and host had paid attention to our orders. The hostess took our drink order, water with lime on the side. Heard her yelling back to someone water with lime. No on the side was mentioned....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were going to a one o’clock movie at the Dawsonville theatre (only $5.00), so this is a perfect place to eat lunch. The server was efficient and productive. They make a great Mexican guacamole. This time it had a bit too much jalapena. My...More

Thank BoHo999
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The food is always fresh and the service is spot on. My wife and I like coming here before we see a movie up the hill. We can always count on being served great food in a very timely manner. This is important to us...More

Thank WhitmanThoreau
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Great food, very friendly staff, very reasonable. Highly recommended. They have a lunch menu from 11 to 2. Excellent cheese dip and salsa. You can dine inside or outside. Give it try.

Thank davkadan
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We liked the food a lot. the complimentary chips were better than most. The waitress was not friendly at all. She never smiled, would stay gone for long periods of time, and generally did not impress us at all. We may go back and keep...More

Thank trailblr
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We've be coming here for lunch for years. This is my first review for them. Their food is always good but you have to deal with the service or lack of. It never fails that they seat you quick and take your drink order and...More

Thank busterbugs22
Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

Medium, frozen, no salt. Great margaritas paired with cheese dip and jalapeños is all you need. In the summer - get a coveted table on the deck for an epic night of fun with your loved ones and friends. The manager and the team of...More

Thank BryanMiles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-531-0012
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