• Welcome to El Potro Mexican Bar and Grill! Since 2006, our family has been serving authentic Mexican and Central American cuisine using fresh, homemade ingredients (even the tortillas are made on site!) Come and enjoy! Bring the family!

  • El Potro Mexican Bar and Grill is now open in historic Union Square in Somerville and downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.  We look forward to sharing our best family recipes for fresh, authentic Mexican food with you, so stop by either location today!

  • At El Potro Mexican Bar and Grill, you can experience fresh, authentic Mexican and Central American cuisine. You’ll never find packaged tortillas, canned beans, or store-bought guacamole in our kitchen. Everything we serve is made from scratch, every day.

  • We invite you to experience authentic Mexican and Central American food and culture at El Potro Mexican Bar and Grill. We’ve got great food and drinks, friendly staff, and LIVE music! As you enjoy your meal, tap your feet to the sounds of a real Mariachi band.

  • Love El Potro in Somerville? Visit us in Lowell to enjoy amazing food, drinks, and atmosphere. Located in Downtown Lowell, which boasts many historic and shopping options, we are convenient to the theaters, UMass Lowell, Middlesex Community College, and Tsongas Arena.

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  • El Potro in Somerville is where everything started! We’re in the heart of Union Square, which is home to many cultural and local offerings: arts, entertainment, and the Somerville Summer and Winter Farmer’s Markets.  We’ve built close relationships with our guests over the years. Stop by–you’ll love us!

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  • Heading out with a few friends tonight?  Relax at El Potro’s bar! We serve handcrafted specialty margaritas, cocktails, and more…perfect for a fun, casual night out.  Stay for dinner and enjoy our homemade meals and appetizers!

  • El Potro’s extensive menu is the result of years spent perfecting family recipes. From our loaded burritos and extensive selection of enchilada dishes, to our fresh, homemade chips, salsa, and guacamole, you’ll have a hard time choosing what to eat…but that just means you’ll have to come back again!

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  • El Potro is proud to offer vegetarian options. All of our dishes can made vegetarian upon request! We use fresh vegetables and beans for our vegetarian options, so you can enjoy all the rich, saucy deliciousness of authentic Mexican food while maintaining the vegetarian lifestyle.


At El Potro Mexican Bar and Grill, you’ll experience authentic Mexican and Central American cuisine at its finest. Using recipes handed down from generation to generation, our family-owned restaurant has created a menu full of traditional meals prepared daily with fresh, homemade ingredients. Don’t miss our music nights with a live Mariachi band! With music, food, and hand-carved Mexican furniture, El Potro makes you feel like you’re in Mexico!

We are now open at two locations Somerville and Lowell, Massachusetts. Come by for a visit!