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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

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7200 Normandy Blvd, Suite 12, Jacksonville, FL 32246-3897
+1 904-378-9822
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11:00 - 22:00
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Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas, Usa
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147 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Everything was just fair, the service, drinks and food. Is not likely I will return even if in the area.

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Thank Stan H
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This authentic restaurant is located in a nondescript strip mall but has tasty Mexican food at a reasonable price. There is a bar area with TVs for those diners who want to watch sports. My husband and I like this spot for Mexican at Jax Beach.

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Thank Debra H
Middleburg
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch friendly server,clean facilities, fresh food,great taste. Variety on the buffet salad and desert Price good for what you eat. Definitely if you are looking for a casual in and out lunch this is a good option.

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Thank Angel T
Jacksonville, Florida
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Always fresh. Always good. Great family atmosphere. Love the Texas rice. They have a buffet but I have never tried it. It seems to be very popular though, so I'm guessing it's good.

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Thank William C
Jacksonville
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

This place is near our home. We stop in a couple of times a month to have a couple of beers and a bite to eat. It IS NOT a five star eatery and does not pretend to be, although it has it's good points. The food isn't bad and certain dishes a quite good It's not expensive. Most entrees... More 

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Thank Thomas O
Houston, Texas
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

In Jacksonville for a few days and wanted Mexican food and El Potro was pretty close so we tried it. Our waitress could not have cared less that we were even there. They have a buffet and were almost offended we asked for a menu. The buffet food seems to have sat out all day. A refill really offended our... More 

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Thank Ethan F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

Please do not go to eat at El Porto Mexican Restaurant located at 7200-12 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32205. I found glass in my beef taco salad of course after in was already in my mouth. Thank God it did not cut my mouth and I did not swallow it. To make matters worse the Manager basically said I was... More 

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Thank Eva O
Coppell, Texas
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

There were five of us for dinner one evening in early February and we liked the atmosphere and courteous service. One in our group ate from the buffet bar and the rest of us ordered from the menu. I'm writing this review one month after having eaten here so I can't recall details except that the buffet eater was pleased... More 

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Thank Kwansaii
Jacksonville, Florida
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647 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

we went some time ago for lunch. the food was good, the selection average. But the deal was excellent and the service very good. I would suggest it if you are looking for a good value and good Mexican food.

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Thank BaronFoer
Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

We've tried this place three times but each time it seemed to get a little worse. The food could only be described as low average, waiters were not attentive and prices weren't that cheap. There are much better mexican restaurants in Jax

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 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 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7200 Normandy Blvd, Suite 12, Jacksonville, FL 32246-3897
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-378-9822

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