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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

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100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
+1 706-531-0012
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Dawsonville, GA
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170 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The relatively new ownership shows in excellent service. Menu has plenty of options for all. They're liberal with chips & salsa.

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Thank serenity2222
Summerville, South Carolina
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate here on a Friday night it seemed really crowded. The food was ok for being busy but the service could use some help. We joined a table of 5 already seated and we got our drinks before someone else at the table got her food. They totally forgot to bring her food out. We had to place our... More 

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Thank jm m
Dawsonville, GA
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170 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Just LOVE their Shrimp Cocktail - it's got yummy Pico de Gallo & fresh avocado! Service is typically attentive too.

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Thank serenity2222
Dawsonville, GA
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170 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Their Shrimp Cocktail is just delish. The pico-d-gaillo + fresh avocado only add to the yummy sauce in which to dip the large Shrimp.

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Thank serenity2222
Dawsonville, Georgia
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here many, many times. The Resturant has gone thru a recent management change. The food has always been good but seems to have a more polished look and flavor. The fresh salsa is the best in town. No issues on ordering special request and I've never been disappointed. Fresh salads, chicken, shrimp and beef dishes are all delicious... More 

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Thank Sweetgeorgiacin... l
Dahlonega, Georgia
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484 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

When this place first opened it was good. Now it is just okay. Seems like the quality is suffering also seems a tad dirty. Service is always good. It is ok Mexican There is s bar

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Thank ms.go-go
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Been here several times and never disappointed. We had $5.99 lunches and Texas Margaritas. Everything was perfect! Bernardo is great waiter!

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Thank tmhughx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

The new management went about transforming the location into the best Mexican restaurant in the Dawsonville area. Service is prompt and super attentive. The staff know the menu well and have guided me and my wife to some absolutely incredible dishes. Their salsa is fresh and spicy, chips are hot and fresh with a cheese dip made even better with... More 

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Thank Antonio A
Dawsonville, Georgia
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We have been frequenting El Jinette since they first opened. The food, the staff & the management used to be great. Tonight, most of our orders were somehow messed up in the kitchen. Our server was very apologetic, but even when they attempted to get it right, it still wasn't very good. When we told the New owner/manager or whatever... More 

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Thank Kathy L
Dahlonega, Georgia
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89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I usually visit this restaurant on the weekends. My wife and I were both not working this week and decided to visit El Jinete again. The food was great like normal and the atmosphere a little calmer than on the weekends. My guess is the owners work on the weekdays. I did miss the waiters greeting us with the "My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6290
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-531-0012

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?