El Griton Mexican Grill in Gainesville

415 Atlanta Hwy, Suite 1, Gainesville, GA 30501-6332, Gainesville

Overview

Cuisine
  • Mexican
  • Latin
  • Vegan Options
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Gluten Free Options
Features
  • Takeout
  • Seating
  • Waitstaff
  • Parking Available
  • Television
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Serves Alcohol
  • Full Bar
Good for
  • Large groups
  • Families witd children
  • Kids
  • Special occasions

Restaurant Hours

Monday

08:00 - 17:00

Tuesday

08:00 - 17:00

Wednesday

08:00 - 17:00

Thursday

00:00 - 17:00

Friday

00:00 - 17:00

Menu

Questions and answers

Do you deliver

Dont believe so. Besides you want to be there when it comes out piping hot

Review

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El Griton Mexican Grill
DH
Dave Hoyt
google
10.29.2020
5/5

Family owned and operated. They were great. Food was even better!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Doel Salcedo
google
11.13.2018
5/5

Very authentic! Very nice Family owned restaurant. I loved the Seaside Quesadilla.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Bryan Blount
google
11.08.2018
5/5

Family owned and run. All the food was top shelf and tasty. Great margaritas. I'll be back.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Edgar Galvan
google
11.05.2018
5/5

One of the best in the area. Great ALIVE staff. Actually attentive.

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Emily Martinez
google
09.13.2018
5/5

Soooo good! If you're lucky, you'll hear the owner singing. 🎤🎶🎸

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Buddy Wood
google
09.05.2018
5/5

Great service... extremely friendly staff.. food was delicious.. I had the Texas Fajita Quesadilla and the flavors really pop. Vegetables were cooked perfectly

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Arianna Ford
google
09.04.2018
5/5

Amazing food and service. Try the Sopes!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Steven Abraham
google
06.14.2018
5/5

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥The food, service, and menu are all top notch. Easily the best guac in North Georgia and inspiring family business dynamic glad I dined there.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Liz L
google
05.05.2018
2/5

My boyfriend and I went there for dinner because we were looking for authentic mexican food. The food is good but definitely overpriced. They put us back near the bar and it took 15 minutes for someone to ask us for our drink order. The restaurant was not packed at all as they only had 2 small parties. I will say I’ve had interaction with the owner outside of the restaurant and he was not as friendly as he was at the restaurant. He was rude as I was checking him out at the register. I always believe in being nice to everyone you come into contact with because you don’t know what they are going through. That experience honestly left a bad taste in my mouth. Definitely a first and last time I eat at this location.

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Brian Raaen
google
03.24.2018
5/5

Great authentic service by excellent staff. The owner is a former mariachi player and still gets the guitar down and plays at time. They recognize your family by name and will ask how your family is doing. The food is some of the best Mexican I have had, and I have not found a menu item that is not excellent.

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Josue Oropeza
google
03.23.2018
5/5

Wanted to eat everything on the menu. The owner is super friendly and has some of the best customer service in hall county.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Robert Moore
google
03.13.2018
5/5

Awesome authentic Mexican food!!! I'm sad that we're moving away and won't be able to enjoy this fine restaurant.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Jim Green
google
03.04.2018
5/5

Excellent authentic Mexican food in a comfortable atmosphere. The owners and staff are friendly. The food is fresh and delicious. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for great food at reasonable prices.

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John Nottingham
google
02.13.2018
5/5

The enchiladas verdes was amazing.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Jack Whidden
google
02.13.2018
5/5

Looks can be deceiving from the road. The restaurant is very clean and great service. The menu has fresh taste and the food was awesome.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Kai Bassett
google
01.18.2018
5/5

The food is great and the staff really cares about customer service.

El Griton Mexican Grill
SJ
Sarah Jones
google
01.18.2018
5/5

Very friendly, great service, clean and updated. We will be back for sure.

El Griton Mexican Grill
LL
Lynne Lucas
google
11.25.2017
5/5

I just moved I've been there a few times to pick up food the staff is very friendly and professional.

El Griton Mexican Grill
MB
Mike Binienda
google
11.06.2017
5/5

Food was very good, and the staff was great!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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David & Lisa Benefield
google
11.02.2017
5/5

Been here several times. It's genuinely authentic Mexican food. Being a Mexican American, this is close to what I grew up with, at home here in GA and Mexico. The boss man is energetic and makes you feel right at home. Muy bueno!!

El Griton Mexican Grill
JB
Jennifer B. Dixon
google
10.16.2017
5/5

Top 10 restaurant in Gainesville, GA It's a must try for anyone that likes great Mexican food.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Revolution Microelectronics
google
09.23.2017
5/5

Best Mexican restaurant in Georgia, including the high end ones. The house made chips are worth the 45 min drive from Buckhead. Friendly and attentive staff with the best Burrito in the world. Bravo you guys!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Evan C
google
09.22.2017
3/5

Service was good food was so so

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Mike Jarrvis
google
09.09.2017
5/5

I was Greeted by the owner, he gave me a high five and seated me and my coworker. I had the veggie quesadilla and my coworker had the big seafood plate. Very good food, good atmosphere. Should be 5 star rating on maps.

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andreina villasmil
google
08.02.2017
1/5

Is a small family business in which it was soooo expensive and the food wasn’t what I was expecting. I ordered a fajita quesadilla and all they gave me a stake quesadilla literally with 5 pieces of skinny stakes. I also order a chicken soup and it was mostly vegetables and no chicken. To get the ticket it took forever because the waitress was no where to be found. I usually don’t give bad reviews but I felt I didn’t get for what I paid for.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Boss Boss
google
07.20.2017
5/5

Try the potato tacos appetizer...wont regret it...and their gorditas michoacanas!!

El Griton Mexican Grill
DW
Devine West
google
07.10.2017
5/5

Fantastic, family owned Mexican restaurant with truly authentic dishes. The owner and staff are very friendly and remember the customers. The food is delicious - I eat the entire serving every time with whatever I get. Portion sizes are perfect. Will definitely continue to go when I am in the Gainesville area!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Timothy Salyers
google
07.09.2017
5/5

Very authentic mexican food . The owner is very friendly and staff are very friendly . Please give the place a try, well worth anyone's try and will not ne disappointed.

El Griton Mexican Grill
AV
Angie VanSickle
google
05.22.2017
5/5

Delicious authentic Mexican food. I think it's the best I've ever had.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Alexander miller
google
05.16.2017
5/5

best chips EVER!

El Griton Mexican Grill
AtrociousSal
google
05.06.2017
5/5

Their tacos are sooo good, they make homeade corn tortillas and they truly are amazing and probably the highlight of their foods! They provide you with onions, cilantro, lime, and salsa for your tacos (as Mexican restaurants should do anyways but some dont). I highly recommend this place if you are going for a more traditional tasting Mexican dish because these guys really nail it exceptionally well. Will be coming back for more of these tacos!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Cathy Davidson
google
04.18.2017
3/5

Food was some of the best Mexican I've had. Wonderful salsa & chips, good tamale..disappointed with enchilada (more like a quesidilla). Charged for supreme, which meant lettuce, tomato & sour cream, which was $2 more per plate. Did not ask fot it! Sly move for more sales!!! Owner took our order...he knew what he was doing .:(

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Jason Perkowski
google
04.03.2017
5/5

Fantastic, family owned Mexican restaurant with truly authentic dishes. The owner and staff are very friendly and remember the customers. The food is delicious - I eat the entire serving every time with whatever I get. Portion sizes are perfect. Will definitely continue to go when I am in the Gainesville area!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Betsy Wolff
google
01.06.2017
5/5

Great service and delicious food! Loved their tortilla chips, made in house YUM!!!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Lps ApEx :
google
01.03.2017
5/5

Great food, very fresh and authentic. Great service kind employees and I would give it a ten if it went that high great overall experience

El Griton Mexican Grill
BH
Benson Hall
google
11.08.2016
5/5

We have a large Mexican community in town with huge selection of "cheese-dip" and authentic-style restaurants. This family-run venue is hands down the best Mexican food in town. Try the enchiladas verdes, birria de chivo and the homemade mole will kiss your tastebuds.

El Griton Mexican Grill
KB
Kevin Bryant
google
10.07.2016
5/5

Great food. Friendly service.

El Griton Mexican Grill
CHAD
google
10.04.2016
4/5

Small place, good atmosphere, great food. Portions are huge and the staff was great.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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OEG Productions
google
09.22.2016
2/5

The owner is a great host. Aunthentic good food and reasonable prices. Haven't happen before, but after eating tacos de alambre here. Worse pain in my stomach ever. Almost felt like I had food poison or something. Didn't feel the food was bad; but it really kicked my gut.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Merrittman 5000
google
08.08.2016
4/5

Family owned. Fresh, variety. Delicious food prepared w a different (good) twist.Excellent chips & salsa, tacos, traditional food.Friendly staff willing to make you enjoy your experience.

El Griton Mexican Grill
CM
Carrie Mason
google
08.05.2016
5/5

Amazing food and awesome service. Staff even interacted and played with my 2 year old.

El Griton Mexican Grill
RH
Ryan Hatcher
google
05.08.2016
5/5

Fantastic place, awesome food, and hilarious owner makes it all the more fun. Oh, and really good salsa (if you grade restaurants by their salsa...)

El Griton Mexican Grill
RH
Raymond Hunt
google
05.04.2016
5/5

Great food.

El Griton Mexican Grill
Jasmin
google
05.02.2016
5/5

Delicious sopes and tacos. The meat is perfectly marinated. I will be going back

El Griton Mexican Grill
MJ
Mattias Johansson
google
04.18.2016
5/5

Tried El Griton with my wife and a couple of friends, based on good reviews online. The reality was 100% as good as the reviews. The chips and salsa were fantastic, as were the gorditas that I ordered. I got the chef's choice (I'm a gambler), and all of them were delicious. Highly recommend. Lots of convenient parking, too.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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Jackie Cobb
google
03.23.2016
5/5

We have been looking for a good Mexican food place and this was recommended. It was stellar! Great food and margaritas. Our new go to Mexican food place for sure!

El Griton Mexican Grill
CB
Cass B.
google
03.07.2016
5/5

These guys are absolutely incredible. I’ve been coming here for years and they have always gone above and beyond and they are so appreciative for their customers. Food is absolutely amazing, staff is amazing, and owners as well. I would HIGHLY recommend and I consistently take my friends here.

El Griton Mexican Grill
RB
Ron Bourque
google
02.10.2016
5/5

Great local authentic food. This was my second visit on consecutive days, we had crispy fish tacos, steak tacos and carnitas tacos which are not on the menu, ask for them they are out of this world. Service was great too they really treat you like family.

El Griton Mexican Grill
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R Griffin
google
02.03.2016
5/5

Awesome guac!

El Griton Mexican Grill
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R Wobbly
google
01.01.2016
5/5

Family owned and run restaurant using family recipes. The salsa is thick and tasty with the right amount of heat. The guacamole is made fresh and has a hint of lime. Their mole is fantastic. The servings are plentiful. The service is upbeat, friendly and very attentive. The space is generous and very clean. Prices are reasonable. The food is too good. We've been back 6 times in the last 3 weeks.

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