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El Jinete

Hwt. 129, Jefferson, GA 30549-1670
+1 706-693-2177
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Hwt. 129, Jefferson, GA 30549-1670
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The food here is good. I would avoid the bathrooms if possible. Fast service and live music some nights. Lots of flies in the area unfortunately. Food is good though.

Thank mitchem121
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after a long hospital visit. Arrived just after the lunch rush hour. The parking lot was full so we thought we would give it a try. Service was prompt and friendly and had a clean appearance. My wife and I ordered the burrito...More

Thank travelnhome
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Right off of I-85, this restaurant has a great selection of delicious foods, and wonderful service. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I stop here a couple times a year when I am driving by the area - never had a bad meal. Portions are perfectly large. They have the best shrimp dishes - they do not use the mini shrimp here - they are large and...More

Thank ScumAlert
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Steak fajitas were very good. All around good, consistent, good service, and you get your food very fast.

Thank Noam J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Probably the best Chip dip in Jefferson. The service is fast and friendly and they let you talk without interrupting every ten minutes. I appreciate that because generally when you go out it's so you can converse and eat. I also appreciate the fact they...More

Thank Kathlene F
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Nothing tremendous. Nothing horrible. Nothing, in fact, that would distinguish it from any other Mexican restaurant. The salsa is not very good at all, so that at least cut down on my chip intake. On a positive note, the menu is expansive so there should...More

Thank Chris_and_Mary_66
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Went in for dinner after a long day of traveling. The drinks seemed to be from mixers instead of fresh. We shared a fajita and it was extremely dry. The staff seemed nice. Wouldn't go again.

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I eat here on a regular basis for lunch, the food is always excellent and the service is great. The only thing they could improve on is getting the check to you quicker rather than you having to ask for it.

Thank S4305WEstevenb
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I used to go to El Jinete all the time. We always thought the staff was friendly and there was never a wait. After they made new menus, however, the prices went up and the quality of the food went down. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwt. 129, Jefferson, GA 30549-1670
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 706-693-2177
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