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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
+1 360-293-2631
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“tamales” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (9 reviews)
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509 1/2 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1728
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was great and the waitress was VERY sweet and nice. I had beef fajitas. The guacamole was delicious and the tortillas were fresh and HOT.

Thank Deder91
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We just came from our trip from Friday harbor, and we need to catch our ferry going to Anacortes. Everyone craving for Mexican foods. We found this place nearby Anacortes Ferry station. As you get in inside its a typical Mexican Restaurant. Its colorful around...More

Thank Kaydeen S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Other than the food being lukewarm, it tasted fantastic. I had the chicken sopitos which were like fried corn bread tortillas and were very good. Hubby had the burrito Colorado and said it was very spicy and delicious! The service was outstanding!

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good food not a dark dingy restaurant bright and colorful like most Mexican restaurants. The tamales only come in chicken since they are made in house. Other than that not much to complain about worth a stop in

Thank peterpanjaffray
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...More

Thank Lanny V
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...More

Thank Kerisa M
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
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...More

Thank VitaminandDolphin
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

Thank 611Marty
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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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