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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

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220 Highway 80 West, Pooler, GA 31322
+1 912-748-9465
11:00 - 22:00
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Stow, MA
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stumbled on this unpreposessing place while staying at the La Quinta Inn, a 5-minute walk away. Excellent, authentic Mexican food served cheerfully and at moderate prices; what a treat, among the Burger Kings and KFCs! I only wish they had one in our hometown, we'd be regulars for sure!

Thank stowtraveller
Savannah, Georgia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Are you ready for a great Tex Mex buffet for a Friday or Saturday night? Well POOLER Ga, only 20 minutes from Savannah is the bomb. Priced reasonable and food prepared with such great flavor and variety that I have to eat here at least 1 day a week for lunch and 1 day a week for dinner. My friend... More 

Thank Michael W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant on travel advisor. The parking lot was already crowded at 6:30 on a Friday night. Half the patrons in the restaurant spoke Spanish which I consider to be a great omen. The Frijoles, pico de gallo & guacamole.... it was all excellent. We have the buffet reasonably priced at $10 I would highly recommend this as... More 

Thank Jennifer T
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have been to El Potro many times over the past ten years and always delivers excellent and low price Mexican food.

Thank Robert H
Bloomingdale, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Great Mexican food with friendly service. The original Mexican restaurant in Pooler. Best Margarita's!

Thank infl8ogirl
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

LOVE the buffet! Good variety and good taste. Waitstaff is friendly and efficient. Will defiantly go back.

Thank Jan C
Clarksville, Tennessee
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Food is decent but the place needs a good scrubbing. On the way out while waiting to pay I saw the salsa kept in a bucket uncovered on top of the server station. That bothered me. Then I noticed the health department score of 76.

Thank LisaTompkins
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2015

I have been going here since it opened some 20+ years ago. The food is good and very consistent every time. The same people still run it that opened it. A lot of the employs are the same too. Love that kids can go into the bar area where there are TVs. Its usually no one in there so they... More 

Thank Kevin R
Clarksville, Tennessee
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

We have tried every Mexican restaurant in the Pooler area and this one is the best! We love their lunch buffet. Service is always wonderful.

Thank LisaTompkins
Savannah, GA
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118 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Went here with some girls from Church. The food was good, the service was great. The chips tasted warm and fresh. We will defiantly be back soon. I want to try the buffet on the weekends.

Thank Jtthjones

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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: 220 Highway 80 West, Pooler, GA 31322
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Pooler
  • Phone Number: +1 912-748-9465

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