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El Patron Mexican Grill

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2212 Frederick Rd, Opelika, AL 36801-7218
334-749-2199
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Little Mexican Restaurant!

Although El Patron is the 'New Kid' on the block, they are very fresh ingredients. All salads and sides seem so fresh. The Molcajete is my personal favorite dish, and that's what's showing in the thumbnail. Give this a try, I think you're going to like it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Greg B
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Opelika, Alabama
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Opelika, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Although El Patron is the 'New Kid' on the block, they are very fresh ingredients. All salads and sides seem so fresh. The Molcajete is my personal favorite dish, and that's what's showing in the thumbnail. Give this a try, I think you're going to like it!

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Opelika, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I love this place. They offer items on the menu u dont find at other mexican restraunts. Parking can be a little tricky in front of the bldg but have additional parking in rear. They also have great margaritas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food was very good. Service was fast and friendly. We ordered margaritas, which were very good and a good size. Will definitely come back the next time I'm in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You can't go wrong eating here for lunch or dinner. Food is very good and prices are reasonable. It's also right next to the Tiger Town Shopping Center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wonderful and welcoming environment. This restaurant was certainly popular and we could tell...the food was really tasty as were the margaritas. I would definitely eat there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

I ate here on Thursday with some co-workers. The waitress was very nice and made sure we didn't need anything. The cheese enchiladas were delicious.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were in from out of town and wanted Mexican for dinner!! When at home we eat Mexican once a week. Needless to say this definitely wasn't the quality of food we are used to. The steak fajitas had very little flavor, the service was very slow, but the staff was very friendly! I read alot of great reviews prior... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

As a local we come her a lot. Best in town. Hubby is from Texas, so when we say "best in town" He knows what he's talking about! (Only locale to trump TX is Mexico on review.) Only once have we had less desirable food (served cooler than usual) and only once have we had not-so-great service. Staff is friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was very good, all I got was hot and presented well.yes, I will recommend. When you are having to eat all your meals out it sure is a pleasure to sit and relax and enjoy your meal. Thanks E Patron

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Auburn, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Certainly not a fancy restaurant, but the food is good and the waiters are friendly. Prices are similar to most Mexican places in town. The fajitas are better than others I have had in town. Margaritas are good as well. Certainly would recommend if in the mood for Mexican.

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Address: 2212 Frederick Rd, Opelika, AL 36801-7218
Phone Number: 334-749-2199
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 2212 Frederick Rd, Opelika, AL 36801-7218
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
  • Phone Number: 334-749-2199

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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