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El Patio Restaurant

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4351 Township Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063-1100
805-527-5054
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hometown good mexican food

This is another Simi favorite of mine, I have gone here for years. The restaurant patio has recently been remodeled as well as a full service bar. As for some of the other reviews regarding service, the manager should be informed. The staff is kind and would fix the situation quickly. The food is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2013
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Camarillo, California
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Simi Valley, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Went on a Monday evening and sat on the "patio". The services and food were excellent. Had the Chile Colorado and it was the best I've had in a very long time, can't wait to go back again.

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Simi Valley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

"El Patio" ON TOWNSHIP....So named because in addition to "some" inside seating, they offer a nice outdoor patio for dining. We go often for appetizers and lunch buffet...and even though The food is just Okay, not good or great; You won't leave here saying to yourself, that you just had a "Great" Mexican meal. The main turnoff is that they... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Best authentic Mexican food. Incredible value. Family own and run. Fabulous service but be prepared for a wait on Friday night because this place is HOPPIN'. Patio bar area is the summer spot. Great margaritas by the pitcher, endless homemade chips and salsa. Everything is good here. Sunday shrimp cocktail is a must. Music and fun. COME!

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Simi Valley
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

El Patio on Township was the original. There is another at Tapo and Los Angeles, also in Simi Valley, CA. Same family ownership. The food is truly Mexican and not what I call "Plastic." I have eaten there for years and had an anniversary party there years ago. I have not seen a difference in quality and quantity of food... More 

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is another Simi favorite of mine, I have gone here for years. The restaurant patio has recently been remodeled as well as a full service bar. As for some of the other reviews regarding service, the manager should be informed. The staff is kind and would fix the situation quickly. The food is good, I like the salads and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Lived in Simi for over 30 years. I remember my father taking me to El Patio when I was a kid. This is not the same place. The aervice is horrible. I have no idea what our server was doing. I was almost finished with my margarita before dinner was served and the waiter never came back after dropping off... More 

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simi Valley, California, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

This used to be our "go to" place for Thursday's date night....but service started to go downhill. So now we go to Senor Gomez.

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Love the food, great margaritas, great service. We meet ex-neighbors there every time we go to Simi, so every few months.

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Big Bear Lake, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

No need to dress up, comfortable, great patio with bar and TVs. The owners are always there .working hard. Thanks Francisco and Lydia. Great place to see friends and have good food.

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Simi Valley, California
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

Great place to relax in the summer with a blood orange margarita or a frosty Negra modelo

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Additional Information about El Patio Restaurant

Address: 4351 Township Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063-1100
Phone Number: 805-527-5054
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4351 Township Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063-1100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: 805-527-5054

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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