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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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208 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 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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188 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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164 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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
Dahlonega, Georgia
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Fajitas at this place are the best I have ever had. This restaurant is located right next to UNG. The atmosphere is low key and the staff/owner are very friendly. A local favorite. You will love the low prices. Good value and quality.

Thank WhitmanThoreau
Clarkston, Georgia
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Just needed some food & this hit the spot. Just got tacos but were fresh & the service was great. Will be back.

Thank Bamboo708
Dahlonega, Georgia
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Hubby and I go here most Thursday evenings. The food is great and we've had several items from the menu. They have the usual Combo # this / Combo # that, but they also have entrees that offer more as well. Hubby likes what I call the carnivore platter. It has every meat they serve! I usually stick with the... More 

Thank MtnLivingDtown

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, 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?