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El Herradero

123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
+1 208-233-6747
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“beans” (16 reviews)
“burrito” (25 reviews)
“tacos” (7 reviews)
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123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants in town and very affordable. The spicy pork tacos are my favorite.

Thank WanderlustFem
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

OMG. If you read me, you know I rarely give negative reviews. This restaurant is in a primarily LDS (Latter Day Saints) town and there are few in this town that serve alcohol. We enjoy a margarita with our dinner. We pulled into the parking...More

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away in a shabby part of town is this hidden gem! Nothing much to look at on the inside but the food is absolutely insanely good! I went in hungry and had the 20-inch Super Burrito. It was perfect, I couldn't eat another thing...More

Thank Ahems
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the dive-y look of the outside. As everyone knows, the best Mexican food is in the shabby looking buildings, and that is DEFINITELY the case here. This is a little cinderblock building tucked in next to a gas station with...More

Thank marjannah2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinning room was busy on a Saturday night. Homey and friendly service was complimented by a similar décor. Was surprised when the tortilla chips were accompanied buy beans and green salsa instead of the standard bowl of red salsa. Owners are apparently proud of their...More

Thank pjp19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story behind this multi-generation Mexican family restaurant leads to the success it is today. A hard-working Mexican family who loves to cook began serving authentic food in a food truck. Today it is up to two restaurants and two food trucks with the next...More

Thank FJDriver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for a conference in Ft. Hall, Idaho, and drove into Pocatello for this place. Food was So fast, So hot, SO delicious, we highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food that seemed fairly authentic Mexican. It's a little place, but the service and charm are great. It's clearly a local favorite--so yummy. The carnitas and pastor were both yummy. Price was decent.

Thank hallidaysa
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I would eat there again but wouldn't order the chili rellenos. The pastor tacos were very good as was the carnitas enchiladas. Beer could definitely be colder.

Thank BigSkyTripper
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I frequently travel to Pocatello for business and finally stumbled upon this place. Wow - it is delicious! Regardless of what you order, you will be satisfied with both the meal and how little it cost. This place is a real treat - I will...More

Thank JonMJ18
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13 April 2017|
Response from Jordan M | Reviewed this property |
Based on a Nov 6 2015 article in the Idaho State Journal entitled, Restaurant owner brings authentic Mexican flavor to Pocatello" it appears to be locally owned and operation by German Brambila.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
  • Phone Number: +1 208-233-6747
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