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El Potro Mexican Restaurant

#639 of 2,917 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4666 South Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stumbled on this Restaurant a short distance from our Hotel we weer pleasantly surprised of the quality of food and the good service definitely worth checking out

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Thank bubbia1
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Winter Park to pick up something. Its a 45 min drive, so by the time I got there with my daughter, we were starving. Found this little spot and was so happy with the menu, the prices, and the service! Even witness one of the waiters let a senior get a chance to serve himself what he wanted... More 

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Thank Nilynnez M
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

During my delegate convention I joined friends and family at El Potro - this location- for dinner. Mexican buffet food was authentic, fresh, and abundant. This was topped by a delicious pitcher of Sangria and great conversation. This was all possible by the service - Tania's service and affability made the visit extra special! Keep it up!!

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Thank Esther H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Buffet is awesome! Me and my girlfriend come at least 4-5 times a year they never have let us down !!

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Thank Djet B
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Super great food, well stocked and fresh all the time. The fajita chicken was great, I put it on my cheese quesadilla and wow, loved it. The steak burrito was very tasty, and great ingredients and topping to make your own fresh tacos. Very tasty cheese sauce although it was a bit spicy for me, my family loved it. Delicious... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to get Mexican food. Nothing fancy or overpriced, personally my favorite is the lunch buffet. For approximately 9 dollars you can have the buffet, is not huge with items that no one eats; it has all the essentials , carnitas, ground beef, tortillas, guacamole, chimichangas, cheese , more items & even dessert. The only downside... More 

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Thank BigMike407
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Found the restaurant through tripadvisor, decided to give it a try. We had the buffet. The food they had was a variety of authentic Mexican food, I has the taquitos they were really good. The ppl there were really friendly and attentive. The place was clean.

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Thank Negro J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Very worth the short drive from Universal. Three of us came to 25. Had fajitas. Very good. Nice quite atmosphere in the late afternoon.

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Thank dean j
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The food is terrible , the service worst and the cleanness is completely absent do not recommend this place in any way. The food bar is lack of taste and looks mess up.

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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

While not the best Mexican option in this area it's a decent selection when we are looking for something inexpensive, close to our house, and with good two for one drink specials. I grew up going to the Brunswick, GA location for years (my hometown) so I was pleasantly surprised to find one by my house in Orlando. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 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 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4666 South Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando

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