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El Patio Bar and Grill

Mexican, Eclectic
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11672 Ramona Blvd, El Monte, CA 91732
626 444-1963
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great Dining Experience

My sister-in-law recommended this fine food establishment. By the name and location of the restaurant, we expected a run-of-the-mill Mexican food experience. Wow, we were floored with the great choice of Mexican themed food dishes. We had a group of nine people, each ordered a different dish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Wandlust
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California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My sister-in-law recommended this fine food establishment. By the name and location of the restaurant, we expected a run-of-the-mill Mexican food experience. Wow, we were floored with the great choice of Mexican themed food dishes. We had a group of nine people, each ordered a different dish that stemmed from Mexico's diverse regions, all were fantastic! All of the ingredients... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

When looking for a good restaurant in El Monte last night, my wife and I were surprised by how few of the local restaurants have been reviewed in TripAdvisor. With 9 reviews, El Patio had more that most, so we decided to give it a try. We will definitely be back! The interior is thoughtfully decorated and our waiter was... More 

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Rosemead, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The occasion: Welcome Home Party for my soldier son who just came from Afghanistan! It had to be perfect. We were a party of 40. The service was incredible, the waitresses always available and prompt to help, the food portions are generous, the quality of the food way above average, the flavor....d e l i c i o u s,... More 

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Long Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I've been coming here for the last couple of years. I won a gift certificate and went to use it and been going t least once a month if not more. Enrique, the chef is amazing! This isn't your rice and beans kinda Mexican place. I've tried it all and love everything I've had. Shrimp cocktail, ceviche, mole sauces, chicken... More 

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Rosemead, California
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

On 8/1/2012 I ate breakfast at the "El Patio Bar and Grill" in El Monte, CA. I've eaten there many times before. It really is the best place to eat in El Monte as far as I'm concerned. The EM/SEM Chamber of Commerce has their breakfasts here once a month and that is because of two reasons --- food and... More 

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Montebello, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

Went to the Beer tasting. The beer was paired with food and went really well together. It really blow my mind of how good it was. I did not expected the food to blend so well with the beer the chef there has some serous talent.

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Alhambra
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

My wife & I have been visiting El Patio for almost a year; what bring us back over and over is their fusion cuisine, this is a unique Mexican Restaurant this is not a typical rice and beans, this is the place that will go out of their way to cater to you, the chef’s are always willing to prepare... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

I met my buddy there for a 5pm get-together. We don't see each other often so we were there until closing. There were folks watching MNF on the big-screens at the bar inside, and I asked for outside seating. They have a real nice little patio out there, fully enclosed and well ventilated. It's a little noisy with Ramona Blvd... More 

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El Monte, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2010

My g/f and I have been going to El Patio for a couple years now and Chef Enrique always comes through with a fresh innovative spin to traditional food. My g/f does not like fish, but she only eats fish at El Patio, especially the garlic sole fillet. Also the steak is fresh, tender and cooked to perfection! Even the... More 

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Arcadia, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

As was mentioned, although the name makes you think this is your typical Mexican restaurant, it is far, far from that. The Chef is doing his best to put a "Euro" spin on traditional Mexican dishes, using the freshest ingredients and an inspired, "out of the box" way of preparing the items on the menu. Worth mentioning is the Ground... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11672 Ramona Blvd, El Monte, CA 91732
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Monte
  • Phone Number: 626 444-1963

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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