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El Potro Mexican Grill

61 Union Sq, Somerville, MA 02143-3032
+1 617-666-4200
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good53%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“union square” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
61 Union Sq, Somerville, MA 02143-3032
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I went to El Porto Mexican restaurant. We entered and immediately greeted with the colorful decor, friendly staff, and chips and salsa on our table. They have an extensive traditional menu filled with the favorites.the food is carefully prepared with love. There...More

Thank Linda147
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Linda... Thank you so much for the kind words and endorsement. In a world where there are so many choices, it is such a blessing to read such kindness in the manner in which you describe your visit with us. We work hard each and...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Live Mariachi band...good food (pork adobada was awesome) all other dishes were good and typical faire. Place was alive, great atmosphere. Service was a bit soso timing wise but they were busy and we were not in a rush. Had a great table with open...More

Thank moonjaker
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your kind words & honest feedback. We always love hearing about the experience each customer has when they visit. We review each and every comment with our staff in order to make sure that we always work hard to improve upon what...More

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

On a Satirday night after going to the movies and getting out late (11pm), we decided to venture around Somerville's Union Square. We found El Potro and we were so glad that they had the kitchen open late and definitely surprised when there was Karaoke...More

Thank GaMenH
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and the recommendations. Union Square is such a great place, and one of the many reasons we stay open late is to be a hub for culture, food, and drink. We are so happy you enjoyed &...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Went for a quick lunch - great chips and salsa dip. Had enchiladas which were really excellent, so tasty! Very friendly staff - would like to go back for dinner some time..More

Thank Matt C
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Matt... Thank you for taking the time to write & we are so happy you enjoyed your visit. Always love to hear words like "excellent" and "friendly" in our feedback. Customer service is just as important to us as providing the best ingredients and flavors,...More

Reviewed August 10, 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 August 13, 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 July 18, 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

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ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 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 December 27, 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 December 30, 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 December 11, 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 Holly F
ElPotroMexicanGrill, Manager at El Potro Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 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 December 11, 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 December 12, 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 December 10, 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 December 12, 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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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