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Potrero Viejo

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2da. between Riveroll y Alvarado | Centro Commercial Villa Mexicana, Ensenada, Mexico
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

I come to Ensenada at least once a year for vacation and I eat at Potrero Viejo everyday while I am in Ensenada! I have tried EVERYTHING!!! Their cucumber salsa is amaizing, but be careful, it may be too hot for you (try it first)!!! I put it on menudo, pozole and gorditas. Chiles rellonos (stuffed peppers) are great too!!... More 

Thank AnaandCedric
Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 11 May 2013

Not sure if this is the correct place or not, but I ate at the PotRero Viejo at this address. Secluded and away from the 'mainstream' tourist spots, this place rocks food the RIGHT way! The Gorditas are excellent, but my favorite are the Enchiladas de Queso, ¡Sabroso!

4 Thank SBruce J
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

This is just off the beaten track (1 block) from Lopez Mateos but a good starting point for our food tour near the port. It is near the corner of Riveroll and Calle Segundo. We come to Ensenada 2-3 times a year on a cruise. Was here at the end of January. Had a Frijoles y queso (bean & cheese)... More 

2 Thank Klutz13
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Zacacatecan style gorditas are somewhat similar to El Salvadorian pupasas. Except instead of cooking the fillings inside a corn/rice masa like when making pupusas the extra thick unfilled pure corn masa for the gordita is first almost fully cooked then split open with a knife and the fillings added. Here at Portero Viejo they freshly cook each gordita’s corn masa... More 

2 Thank Russ-Parsons

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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2da. between Riveroll y Alvarado | Centro Commercial Villa Mexicana, Ensenada, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?