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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

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509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
+1 360-293-2631
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Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had lunch there today. We were greeted by a very friendly young lady upon our arrival. Seated immediately and the chips & salsa arrived right on que. The salsa was homemade and chips were very flavorful. We had a small chicken taco salad ($7.50) and our friends had a chicken quesadilla. The salads were fresh and plenty of chicken was... More 

Thank Lanny V
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Almost missed out on this place. Fortunately, we were walking downtown, and literally stumbled across it. Very good prices, great flavor, endless chips and salsa (yay). My husband was disappointed with the small portion of his plate. Don't let that keep you away. It was good for him. :)

Thank Kerisa M
Denver, Colorado
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Great Mexican restaurant! The food was freshly prepared and the portions were just right. . .not "supersized" like many Mexican restaurants.

Thank Kathy F
Chemainus, Canada
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126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Here with my sailing team for the Tulip Regatta. The food was pretty good although I would have liked a little larger portion. Prices not bad at all and friendly service. I would dine here again but would love it if they increased their portion size on the accompaniments.

Thank VitaminandDolphin
Anacortes, Washington
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We were there with a group (20 or so) right at dinner time with reservations. They have a private dining room, tastefully appointed. I heard no complaints from anyone about the food or pleasant service. They were a little stingy with the salsa, but brought more when asked.Their " blended" drinks were served with ice cubes !. Not the way... More 

Thank 611Marty
1 review
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Best selection of tequilas ever! Great local service, bartender knowledgable and fun, food out of this world.... Love it!

Thank Chastidy M
Marysville, WA, United States
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Sunday night dinner and we were in the hotel next-door, husband didn't want to walk too far. We should have walked further, this place was ok. Service with a smile; seated promptly, few customers. Immediately had chips and salsa with waters. We both ordered margaritas and they were strong enough. Husband had a blended strawberry margarita and loved it. I... More 

Thank Michelle D
Kailua, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Family friendly, good cocktails, clean and excellent food. My favorite place to go while in Anacortes.

Thank RHW8155
Anacortes, Washington
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a kid friendly restaurant. The menu is very affordable and they have "American" options for kids like grilled cheese. Service is quick and the decorations colorful to give the little ones something to look at while waiting for the food to arrive.

Thank treeshe
Spokane, Washington
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

My wife & I enjoyed two tasty dishes from the comprehensive El Jinete menu at a very reasonable price. Both the food and the service were outstanding. My order of three enchiladas was filling and very tasty, and my wife's special request order of a chimachanga came with a wonderful salad. The impressive staff were friendly and professional. Our quaint... More 

Thank Phillip M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-293-2631

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