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El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

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1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
+1 704-636-5300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive...
El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive to make your visit with us very personable and pleasant we use fresh ingredients and top quality meats hoping to become one of your favorite places to eat.
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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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
Excellent food and service

Great atmosphere and service. Excellent food from a full Mexican menu. Prices are reasonable for the quality of food! A little hard to find as it is in a small shopping center behind the Murphy Gas Station. Worth the effort.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Jimmy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere and service. Excellent food from a full Mexican menu. Prices are reasonable for the quality of food! A little hard to find as it is in a small shopping center behind the Murphy Gas Station. Worth the effort.

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Lexington, NC USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

El Patron is the best of the Mexican places that we've experienced in Salisbury. It is an attractive venue with a large menu and well trained wait staff. Prices aren't high but are at the upper end of the local Mexican scale. As is typical, I like some of their offerings better than others, but food tastes are subjective. I... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, delicious margaritas & great service! Love their el patron dip! Definitely recommend eating here!

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Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We eat at El Patron regularly. The food and wait staff are great!!! Fun atmosphere! Easy access from I-85.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

El Patron has perfected the restaurant experience! The food is wonderful, the bar is top notch! Most importantly the staff and owners are superior! They treat you like friends/family! They take it personal and make it personable! Food, drinks and people - that's what it's all about!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

great people, great food, great atmosphere! this is a perfect combo! it's like family when i'm here!

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Good Mexican food would definitely come here again Carnitas were very good. I had tacos I had chips I had enchiladas rice and beans all of it was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If your on interstate 85 at exit 76 Salisbury NC Looking for great food Great Service El Patron is where you want to stop I had a Pineapple Fajita it was terrific

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I travel with my job and I try a different Mexican restaurant everywhere that I travel. El Patron is the best from Chicago to Miami, and everywhere in between. I live about 45 minutes away and drive there often for dinner. Excellent menu, superb service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had another successful family birthday dinner at El Patron. The food is always excellent and we are welcomed like family. After living in San Diego for many years, it is nice to have a place to get food with authentic Mexican flavor. We will be back .....

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Additional Information about El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
Phone Number: +1 704-636-5300
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-636-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive to make your visit with us very personable and pleasant we use fresh ingredients and top quality meats hoping to become one of your favorite places to eat.
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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