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El Herradero

123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
+1 208-233-6747
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“beans” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Herradero consistently has great food and great service. My family and friends eat here on a regular basis and over the years we have been disappointed once (a very rare situation with a new wait staff member). Their food is flavorful and worth more...More

Thank Tetontotaler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Mexican food in Pocatello. Currently living in Boise (former Pocatello resident) and am still searching for comparable Mexican food.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants in town and very affordable. The spicy pork tacos are my favorite.

Thank WanderlustFem
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a shabby part of town is this hidden gem! Nothing much to look at on the inside but the food is absolutely insanely good! I went in hungry and had the 20-inch Super Burrito. It was perfect, I couldn't eat another thing...More

Thank Ahems
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Don't be put off by the dive-y look of the outside. As everyone knows, the best Mexican food is in the shabby looking buildings, and that is DEFINITELY the case here. This is a little cinderblock building tucked in next to a gas station with...More

1  Thank marjannah2017
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Dinning room was busy on a Saturday night. Homey and friendly service was complimented by a similar décor. Was surprised when the tortilla chips were accompanied buy beans and green salsa instead of the standard bowl of red salsa. Owners are apparently proud of their...More

Thank pjp19
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The story behind this multi-generation Mexican family restaurant leads to the success it is today. A hard-working Mexican family who loves to cook began serving authentic food in a food truck. Today it is up to two restaurants and two food trucks with the next...More

Thank FJDriver
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were in town for a conference in Ft. Hall, Idaho, and drove into Pocatello for this place. Food was So fast, So hot, SO delicious, we highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Delicious food that seemed fairly authentic Mexican. It's a little place, but the service and charm are great. It's clearly a local favorite--so yummy. The carnitas and pastor were both yummy. Price was decent.

Thank hallidaysa
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I would eat there again but wouldn't order the chili rellenos. The pastor tacos were very good as was the carnitas enchiladas. Beer could definitely be colder.

Thank BigSkyTripper
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13 April 2017|
Response from Jordan M | Reviewed this property |
Based on a Nov 6 2015 article in the Idaho State Journal entitled, Restaurant owner brings authentic Mexican flavor to Pocatello" it appears to be locally owned and operation by German Brambila.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Jefferson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
  • Phone Number: +1 208-233-6747
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