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El Potro Mexican Grill

61 Union Sq, Somerville, MA 02143-3032
+1 617-666-4200
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good56%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
61 Union Sq, Somerville, MA 02143-3032
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

had supper here on a warm night. no A/C which would have been appreciated. tasty, well prepared meal. very good service.More

Thank marybeth02140
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Marybeth... Thank you for the kind words & feedback. Sorry about the a-c, but we are glad that you enjoyed your meal. We will speak with staff, and make sure they do consider the benefits of open air vs. keeping cool in the future. It...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I visited here last weekend with my family and we had a really lovely time. The restaurant has a really authentic feel and a very relaxed atmosphere which was great. We ordered a few margaritas and they were fantastic and good value for money; they...More

Thank Jen A
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Jen... Thank you very much for your kind words & for taking the time to write. One of our favorite things to hear is when folks find us for the first time, come in and enjoy all we have to offer. We work hard to...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

nothing else to say. we loved it. service, food, parking, atmosphere, did i mention food? perfect. perfecto!More

Thank Eric D
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. Can not capture it better than to use the word "perfect". While we may not fancy ourselves as perfect, we do work to make sure their is attention to all of the details; be it the food...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Charming place with bright decor and delicious authentic Mexican food. Great, quick service. Highly recommended! Lots of different food options and combo platters.More

Thank 18hf18
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thanks so much for your kind words. We pride ourselves on emphasis on the details. So that means, providing lots of choices and lots of flavors to choose from on our menus, as well as making the extra effort to make sure that every customer...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were looking for a place for a late afternoon light meal and were drawn in by the colourful decor and the fact that there were patrons at 3:00 in the afternoon. We had fish tacos (they seemed surprised when we passed on the rice...More

Thank Brian B
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Brian... Thank you for your kind words & feedback. We always appreciate hearing from our customers, especially those who try us for the first time. We review all feedback with our staff so that way we can always work toward improving the customer experience. One...More

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at El Potro this evening. I've been to many Mexican restaurants, and for me, except for the colorful decor, this place is average. Though the prices for the entrees are reasonable, the quality of the food isn't the greatest. (A large piece of...More

Thank BostonBorn57
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your honest and sincere feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to write & let us know your thoughts. Obviously, our hope is to provide quality and consistency in what we do, and above all else provide you with friendly and warm...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I lived on Prospect Hill for four years, and in that time we dined at El Potro on many occasions. Friends of ours who did not live in the area who had accompanied us also began making dedicated trips to Union Square...More

Thank Christopher B
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Christopher... Thanks you for the kind words and feedback; we appreciate the praise & kindness of each one. I know a wise man once said slow & steady wins the race, but slow is not always best. Certainly because everything is made fresh when you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great service, family environment, comfortable and amazing food for great price! The Potro Sample is a good choice, a great size with tasty food for affordable price. Perfect to share with friends.More

Thank magmartins
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your kind words & for taking the time to write & for the feedback. Hard to argue with words like "tasty" and 'affordable". In all seriousness, it is important to us to provide good food, at a good value & a one...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stopped in during a very busy weekend when UMass was hosting a weekend conference. Good service despite the fact the place was packed. I had the fish tacos and they were very good.More

Thank Jon M
ElPotroSomerville, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Jon... Thanks for your kind words; we appreciate the feedback & knowing that we made a positive impression with you. We are glad to hear that our attention to detail, has hit the mark with you. We feel customer service is very important & understand...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Everything about the visit was rather average. Service was on the slower side even though the place was nearly empty. The food was good but the price is a tad high for what you get, so overall there was nothing to make me head back...More

Thank Keytown
ElPotroSomerville, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We value each customer's opinion and perspective on their experience, and review each with staff in order to insure that we are providing the highest degree of service and food as possible. Certainly...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Union Sq, Somerville, MA 02143-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-666-4200
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