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Los Potrillos

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1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
+1 505-992-0550
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 21:00
Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun decor and good food. Really good margarita. We loved the cozy and fun decor. Great staff and wonderful for the price.

1 Thank Steven88Texas
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smallish store, but good food and decent service. Not too busy for lunch, good parking and location.

2 Thank gregnx
Kalispell, Montana
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420 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 680 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always enjoy Los Potrillos. They serve Authentic Mexican home cooked meals. It is not just another "New Mexican" style cafe. Most of the tables are filled with Latino Families and that says more than anything I can tell you about it. But I do have to say We have dined there many times and have never had a bad... More 

3 Thank MaryEllenM27
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Tried this restaurant out because of previous reviews; was not disappointed. Price point was good for Santa Fe, Both of us enjoyed our dinners and margaritas; so much so that the next evening we decided to go back again! I tried their rib plate this time just for something different from the usual tacos or enchiladas. The meat was so... More 

2 Thank Joyce R
Grapevine, Texas
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our first visit here after having driven by it for a few years. I had the BBQ ribs and hubby had the steak and shrimp. Both were very good -- the ribs were meaty, tender, and very flavorful. The steak and shrimp were also very good. The steak was not thick, but with excellent flavor. We enjoyed all... More 

3 Thank LoneStarHeaven
St. Petersburg, Florida
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226 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very close to where we were staying and it looked good so let's give it a try. We were delighted by the welcome, the service and the food was just so tasty, it was wonderful.

3 Thank cr159
Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The manager of the house we rented had left a list of recommended restaurants and this was one. We just did not have a good experience. Margaritas were bland. Salsa was the highlight. We had a variety of dishes (fajitas, burritos, chile rellenos, enchiladas) and none were really good. We drove by this place many times and generally there were... More 

Thank Papa6157
Farmington, New Mexico
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We originally had planned on going to Tomasita's, but it was Labour Day Weekend and the place had a 45 minute wait. Remembering our good experiences looking for dining outside of the area, we headed down Cerrillos and found this little gem. It was busy, but we were seated reasonably fast. They serve you chips with 3 kinds of salsas.... More 

5 Thank PartTimeGypsy
Loreto, Mexico
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is authentic Mexican food. I know, because I have lived in Mexico for 10 years. The molcajete al pastor is sublime. There is a place in Loreto that makes tacos al pastor that are the best I have ever had--this is their equal. Enough with the Tex-Mex--go here.

3 Thank rich034
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This place always hits the spot, I don't care how the menus look im here for the food! The corn tortillas are always hand made, and the food is served sizzling. Try the birria!

2 Thank Luis C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1947 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-992-0550

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