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El Jinete

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
3972 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227-3425
+1 513-271-4080
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
3972 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227-3425
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great tacos, great beverages, great smells, great ambiance, great location. Guess what? It was greeeeeaaat- Tony the Tiger voice.

Thank Presidenteves
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere. Friendly service. Their salsa is incredible. Conveniently located off of red bank rd.

Thank Presidenteves
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Had the Nachos Carbon Great Price Great Service Clean Employee's had a Great attitude and knew the menu I'll be back!

Thank O5241PIjamesb
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The place was attractive, and we enjoyed the music on the speakers. Too bad the music had to compete with the TVs. Our waitress was nice, and the food was pretty good. I had 3 enchiladas with salsa verde, and my wife had a taco...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

El Jinete serves the typical Mexican dishes found across America, but they are prepared a bit better than you find most places. And, the decor/environment is a bit better than most places.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited El Jinete after a day hike and really enjoyed a good, simple meal with cold negra modelos (on draft). I had a soft chimichanga, my husband had a chicken chiptle he enjoyed. Simple, fairly quick good mexican cuisine.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A really nice mexican restaurant...recommend the fish tacos or carnita. Sat outdoors and had a lovely time. Service and food were awesome.

Thank sturdyCincinnati
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We go to El Jinete about every other month. The service is decent, the food is good, and there is never a wait. Their Chicken Fajitas are a favorite of my wife's and the Burrito al Barzon is a favorite of mine.

Thank KFCincy26
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to a good Mexican meal after reading reviews on trip advisor. My wife and I were extremely disappointed. Food was very generic and bland. My wife's tamales were almost all cornmeal and no meat. I got a sample of burrito with...More

Thank 569retired
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very similar to the other Tex Mex restaurants in the city. If you like the typical Tex Mex that you get in Cincinnati, you will like this place.

Thank Edward L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3972 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227-3425
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-271-4080
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