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El Potrillo

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Wichita, KS
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monday lunch at many places seems to be hit-or-miss. Today's was an almost miss. The chips were warm and the sauce was mild and rich. Our waiter could not have been more friendly, pleasant and professional. But...there was barely any beef in the burrito verde and barely any pork in the special burrito. Three meals cost nearly $40; a bit... More 

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Thank TheProfessor93
Hutchinson, Kansas
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and it is just an average Mexican food joint. Comparitive to the other better possibilities in Hutchinson. The price is a little more expensive and the amount of food is a little less. Service is good, people are friendly. But food is just average

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Thank rjwbster
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice crowd but no line on a Saturday evening. Waiter was responsive but was not real personable, just business. I found salsa acidic and doctored a bit. Food was sloppy on the plate and avocado had some browning. The taste of the food was great. I had the Taco Vallarta with fried beans vs whole.

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Thank Amy G
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My idea of good Mexican food is great flavor and doesn't leave you wishing you hadn't eaten it the next morning. Since we were traveling, we split a dish of fahitas served in half a pineapple! Clearly a new take on an old cuisine dish. Delicious and plently for two. The thin, crisp chips came slightly warm with spicy, but... More 

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Thank 2Vagabonds2
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We came to El Potrillo to meet family in Hutchinson; our waiter served our party of seven quite well. The place was nicely decorated and clean. The patron margarita was delicious, and our meals were good.

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1 Thank Jamie G
Tonganoxie, KS
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110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This place has great Mexican food! Try the Quesadilla Mexicana! Service was fast and friendly. Dinner for two was about $20. Check it out if you are in town!

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Thank buddhakitty
San Francisco, CA
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Service was fine and the drink specials were a very good value ($0.99 margaritas), but the food wasn't very authentic and was only ok. I ordered the 7 mares coctel, but they brought me the soup instead. The soup broth was flavorful enough and the fish was flaky, but the shrimp, octopus, and calamari were overcooked. Enchiladas had a cheesy... More 

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Thank SFtravelbug99
Jacksonville, United States
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146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went for a late lunch onSaturday afternoon greeting wasn't very friendly both the waiter was and was very attentive almost a bit too much. Food was not very flavorful but a generous serving at a low price

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Thank Sam H
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This is my go to restaurant! Their chips and salsa are my favorite. It's a great place to take the family out or just a date night. You can't go wrong picking El Portillo!

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Thank Susan L
Hutchinson, Kansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Absolutely love this place! Get the Deluxe Nachos or a Chicken Chimichanga! Staff is very attentive! Thumbs way up!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main, Hutchinson, KS 67502
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Hutchinson

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