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El Jimador

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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91 W Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1000
+1 706-864-9152
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Smyrna, Georgia
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149 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit today to El Jimador today. Excellent service from every person there. Wonderful atmosphere. Fair price. Had the #1. Good size portion but not very warm and inconsistent.

Thank Blues2cup
Atlanta, Georgia
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117 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't eaten here for many years so thought we would give it a try again. Glad we did! Went for lunch and could not beat the price or quality. My tamale and beef taco came with refried beans and rice. Not to mention all you can eat chips and salsa. Wife had chicken fajitas which I had to help her... More 

Thank impromptutraveler
Dahlonega, Georgia
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109 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

El Jimador has the best Fajitas in the area! I usually get the Texas Fajitas for two. The cost is $19.99, and it is worth very penny. The cast iron platter (laid in wood) is overflowing with perfectly cooked and seasoned steak, chicken, and shrimp. The side plates of re-fried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream; are... More 

Thank WhitmanThoreau
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208 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great little place with great food and great service! The salsa was flavorful and the other dishes were tasty as well.

Thank Michelle2560
Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

There are two Mexican restaurants in small Dahlonega on opposite sides of the Square. This one offers more authentic menu items.

Thank B C
Dahlonega, Georgia
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

stop by anytime to get great food and adult beverage!!! service and quality food is why we continue to go back!!!

Thank Soggy-Dollar-Bar-JVD
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The salsa and chips hit the table before my wife could sit down. Great homemade like salsa with a kick, light chips, and a second bowl of salsa easy on request. We ordered the Full sized Nachos Supreme with chicken. Served hot on a full sized plate, it was more than enough for two 60-ish suppers. Not extraordinary, but flavorful... More 

Thank James M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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198 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My family of 4 came to this restaurant on a Saturday after a long day of being out and about and walking the towns of Helen and Dahlonega. It was Saturday over Labor Day Weekend. We went into this restaurant at dinner time and were surprised at how empty it was. The waitresses and waiter pretty much stood around without... More 

Thank 1967Yankeesfan
Dawsonville, Georgia
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is located very close to the college and is pretty small. We've been twice and found our meals to be really good and the prices are right. We have tried the tacos and fried burritos (which were the daily special). The price on the daily special is great and you get plenty to eat. The taco shell seems to... More 

Dahlonega, Georgia
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179 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife had a very filling lunch for 12 bucks before tip. The food was good and the service was very friendly. The restaurant was clean. I will definitely go back.

Thank fanasfreaks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 W Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1000
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-9152

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