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836 S Saginaw St, Flint, MI 48502-1510
+1 810-234-7745
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Located on the corner of Saginaw and Court Street is a wonderful example of a Mexican restaurant, the decor is colorful and vibrant which sets the mood for having fun. It always seems to be very clean and the service is also very good. As for the food, I really enjoy there enchiladas, and they have a unique twist on... More 

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Thank Doug T
Swartz Creek, Michigan
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Wonderful food. My fave has peppers, pork and a great sauce! Hubby likes the dish that has just about everything on it. Really good.

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Thank revpattiruhala
Michigan
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The food is good. There are a couple dishes that you don't see on other Mexican food places. The Margaritas are good and pack a bit of a punch. All in all, a good experience.

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Thank RALPH O
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We called in a take out order, and my husband stood and waited to cash out for 10 minutes as our food sat on the counter. The gal was across the bar, filling water glasses and chatting to a customer, instead of getting us our food . When he mentioned the fact that he had been waiting for 10 minutes,... More 

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Thank bob h
Houston, Texas
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Being from Texas, our expectations may be higher than most. I don't ususally search out Mexican when we travel, so used to what I get at home that it just isn't worth it to me. My husband on the other hand, wants to try it every where we go! I haven't lived in the north for 40 years, but told... More 

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Thank Sandra P
Davison, Michigan
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I love this place! Very consistant service and food. Great atmosphere too. If you are looking for aurhentic cusine look no further. This is a must for mexican food.

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Thank Ronald N
fostoria MI
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128 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

small place, but lots of seating, have both booths and table and chairs. Salsa and chips are served, a bit on the spicy side but really good! Had a few dishes I haven't seen before on a typical Mexican menu. They have a childrens menu, lunch is served till 3pm. Lots of parking North of the building, and also West... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

If you like Mexican food, their food is good, and the service is decent. Their chile dishes are very good. Everything else is tasty and average.

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Thank rhfarb
Flint, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

El Potrero is the best Mexican I've ever had. The food is real authentic Mexican, unlike Don Pablos or any chain Mexican. The food and service are consistently excellent. The price is really reasonable as well. They have a few locations in Flint. If you haven't been, go tonight. You will get hooked. Try the white cheese sauce for the... More 

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Thank Garry C
Fenton, Michigan
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

If you are looking for good Mexican fare at a good price, El Potrero is it! They are locally owned and actually have parking, unlike most of downtown. The staff is super friendly and the portions won't leave you hungry. I recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836 S Saginaw St, Flint, MI 48502-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Flint
  • Phone Number: +1 810-234-7745

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?