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249 Yellowstone Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201
+1 208-233-2431
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Pocatello, Idaho
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This used to be true. Not anymore. I'm not sure if the ownership changed hands, but this is no longer the best place to get a burger. I was never a fan of the mexican food here, but we don't even come here anymore. I was so disappointed in the burger. You can get a better burger at a local... More 

Thank CremeKat
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

You have to get the Macho burger. Best quick burger in town. My gf loves the tacos. They have Pepsi products. Delicious variety of sauces you can help yourself to. Drive thru and dine in options. In pocatello this is the only drive thru worth going to. Staff is friendly. AND THEY HAVE CLEAN BATHROOMS! Seems like the only public... More 

Thank universalmindspace
Pocatello, Idaho
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126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Very very good Mexican food. Their tacos are so good! Their burritos are fantastic. They even have hamburgers that are pretty good too.

Thank Heather G
Pocatello, Idaho
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

I requested a bacon cheeseburger with jalapenos & paid extra for the jalapenos ..while the burger was fine ..... there were only 3very small slices of jalapeno and the fries were extremely greasy .... I don't think I'll go back ...........

Thank LoveMyDodge
Medina, Ohio
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I usually use the Drive Thru & order my favorite cheese quesadilla.....is always made fresh. So it is not fast per se, but delicious! Reasonably priced. Always kind folks working the delivery window. I have not been inside the restaurant, so cant speak to eating onsite. I drive thru probably once/twice a week for lunch pickup.

Thank Deb S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

The best Burger I have ever had in my life. Honestly.....Ya for real. Pretty clean, friendly staff. This thing is making me type 100 characters.

Thank skier222
Pocatello, Idaho
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Food was awful! We didn't even finish eating it. Tables were dirty when we walked in. I wouldn't recommend it too anyone!

Thank IllaGorilla
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

Not much to look at from the outside but very clean with friendly staff and great food with excellent service from waiter. Loved the complimentary chips and salsa and dessert (Honey drizzled fried tortilla).

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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2012

This restaurant was recommended by the host at our motel, which happened to be located next door. Popular with the local starving college students....the food was good with excellent prices. Great variety of authentic Mexican food. I especially enjoyed the enchiladas. Homemade chips and 2 salsas....very good. Beer and wine . Our server, Shalynne, was very personable and offered great... More 

1 Thank ColoradoSpringermom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

We stopped here while driving through Pocatello on vacation. - Friendly, courteous service - VERY reasonable prices - Huge portions, lots of meat - Great weekend buffet, large selection - Clean, nice ambience Fantastic place!

Thank Batavia99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Yellowstone Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
  • Phone Number: +1 208-233-2431

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