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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
2470 Hw 90, Lake City, FL 32055
+1 386-758-3100
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
2 weeks ago
“Not much to look at, but damn good food!”
4 Feb 2018
“Good consistent food”
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2470 Hw 90, Lake City, FL 32055
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the mood to strap on a feedbag and crush a delicious Mexican buffet, you have stumbled upon the right place. The employees are very polite and attentive. They all you can eat buffet was constantly being rotated, with fresh trays of...More

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good Mexican food, price right, food is always good, good lunch specials. They have a buffet but I order off the menu.

Thank Sika57
Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you want great Mexican food and lots of it in Lake bCity, FL, then go to El Porto. My wife and I had lunch here today, the service was very prompt and the food was great. I had the enchaladias supreme while my wife...More

Thank Billy E
Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you want some good Mexican food with good portions give this place a visit. The drinks were 2 for 1 and they were good. Staff was very friendly

Thank brindanicole
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The food was just fair, service was prompt. Salsa and chips were fair, nothing to write home about. Building is worn down and smells like it needs a good cleaning. If you want fair Mexican Food go here. I would suggest looking around a little...More

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Service here was good, prices were reasonable. I really did not enjoy the meal I ordered and neither did my wife. We both agreed we would not be going back when we left.

Thank griff83147
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Keep driving the food is not to my liking fajitas were really tuff would not recommend any Mexican food place in this town

Thank jalapenos2jalapenos2
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband is a Carnitas connoisseur and he thought the Carnitas at El Potro were excellent; nice sized pieces of meat cooked to perfection. I had Veggie Fajitas which were delicious. The vegetables were very flavorful and not swimming in oil. The service at El...More

Thank vickaroo2
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Based on previous reviews this place sucks? I found the service to be exemplary and the food delicious. I have had carnitas at over fifty Mexican restaurants and this place has the best. Prices are lower than expected for the quality and quantity received.

Thank james n
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Is the worst place to eat in Lake City, the appetizer we order one of them was shrimp wrap with bacon, the shrimp was overcook, soggy, the other Nachos, wet, soggy and horrible, the meal we send it back, look so bad.

Thank MiriamWarren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2470 Hw 90, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-758-3100
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