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El Potrero

$$ - $$$Mexican,
5516 Fenton Rd, Flint, MI 48507-4031
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“mexican food” (10 reviews)
“fenton road” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
5516 Fenton Rd, Flint, MI 48507-4031
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

I treated my mother out for dinner and we decided to try this restaurant out one more time. It was less than to be desired. The service wasn't the best. We both got the two items combo and they were only average. I am used...More

1  Thank msfefe86
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We have never had a bad meal at El Portrero on Fenton Road. My favorite is the Shrimp Fajita Nacho! So good! The service is wonderful also. 5 stars!

Thank BethWilliams0
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Tonight I waited in a basically empty restaurant for 12 minutes to be acknowledged at the door. Then after finally being seated no one took drink order for another 7 minutes then it took another 8 to get a coke and a water :( hopefully...More

Thank Tami G
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Flint and had a real hunger for Mexican food. El Potrero was not too far off the Intestate, so we stopped in. After we were seated, we saw other tables getting water and chips/salsa, so we flagged down a server. There...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My husband and I really like this place. One of the waitresses remembers us and we don't go to this place that often! The food is always good and hot. Chips are fresh. Definitely recommend!

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I have to say that this restaurant prepares some good food. Granted, I only get the cheese enchiladas w/beans and rice but it's some darn good food. The salsa and chips are done right as well. One of my two fave mexican restaurants in town.

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Good comfort Mexican food. One of our overall favorite spots in the area. The staff have been able to take care of just us two and when we've had groups of 12.

Thank Harold D
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Fajitas good. Odd that the toppings don't come with it. Only pick three and the rest is a charge. Have enjoyed this meal in Swartz Creek location and the portion is larger. Cheese sauce really good, which I hadn't tried before! Server was nice, possibly...More

Thank KerensaSH
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I have been here quite a few times with my family and it's always been SO GOOD. the food is good, the staff is friendly, and the environment is all around fun and comfortable.

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

El Potrero served excellent food at this location. We ordered to go and the food was visually appealing, hot and flavorful. This was our first time in Michigan, so we were pleased.

Thank Michele J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5516 Fenton Rd, Flint, MI 48507-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Flint
Phone Number : 810-237-8844
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