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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

220 Highway 80 West, Pooler, GA 31322
+1 912-748-9465
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“flan” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“lunch buffet” (2 reviews)
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220 Highway 80 West, Pooler, GA 31322
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I tried out this place as I just moved to the area and am trying out various restaurants. This was a huge disappointment. The food was bland and tasteless. I ate the lunch buffet and am a general believer that even average food becomes better...More

Thank David C
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,...More

Thank stowtraveller
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...More

Thank Michael W
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...More

Thank Jennifer T
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
Reviewed 24 September 2015

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

Thank infl8ogirl
Reviewed 6 July 2015

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

Thank Jan C
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
Reviewed 1 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...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 29 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: 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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