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El Jinete

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10780 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We walked from our hotel! Nicely decorated Mexican Restaurant. Good beer specials. Warm chips and salsa immediately delivered to our table. Large menu. The meals arrived quickly and were ample in size and tasty. Reasonably priced.

Thank MarkMary863
Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Clean, friendly service with excellent food. Acapulco steak lunch was especially tasty with smoky grilled onions. Great salsa and warm chips too.

Thank Michelle F
Loveland, Ohio
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141 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place transports me back to Texas... I love it! Good service, broad menu, great enchiladas, good chips, good salsa, draft beer. Most of the Mexican places in Cincinnati are imposters, this place will be a regular place for our family. Good kids menu too.

Thank Ben K
Auburndale, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Visited El Jinete's on Montgomery Rd. In Cincinnati and it was one of the best Mexican restaurant I have had the pleasure to have lunch in a long time. There's three Jinete's international Cincinnati but, the one on Montgomery Rd was the one we ate at. The food was delicious and just the right amount. I had chicken enchiladas and... More 

Thank loydasstraub
Wheeling, West Virginia
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

El Jinete was delicious, with excellent service and very reasonable prices. I went with some friends based on a recommendation from another friend and was not disappointed. I'm not often in Cincinnati but would love to go back the next time I'm in town!

Thank holapresent7
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had to wait a while for a table for 5, but it was worth it. Inexpensive, very tasty Mexican cuisine. I would never have found this place on my own. Glad I went.

Thank Steve P
Cincinnati, OH
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

The menu is extensive and includes many options that you won't find on other Mexican restaurant menus. We have dined here many times and have tried many different items. All have been good. The staff is friendly, efficient, and hard working. The food comes out quickly and is hot. We have never had a bad meal here.

Thank quest4
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

My husband loves Mexican food,while I don't. Don't ever get American food there. I got an omelet or so I thought. It was eggs cut in tiny pieces mixed with the meat cut in tiny pieces. Not at all what I thought I was going to get

Thank Barbara M
Evendale, Ohio
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have eaten dinner here several times. The food is always hot and fresh. The fajitas are huge and there are plenty of leftovers for another meal. There is a nice beer selection.

Thank WarrenD171
Lake Station, United States
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

We went here for dinner with family, while visiting the Cincinnati area. We started out with drinks (the Pina Colada was fantastic...and the HUGE straw made us chuckle!). The queso was to die for, with our chips, and we were thrilled to find out that our main dishes were smothered in it. (I got the chicken chimichangas, and my husband... More 

Thank MelindaMC74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10780 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 5132472272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?