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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Best in North Carolina

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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baltimore md
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baltimore md
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This is the best and the only Mexican restaurant my family goes to! They put so much effort into delivering the best service and certainly the most delicious food. Everyone is very nice and the manager Juan is so down to earth and always concerned that everything is just how you asked for it. Overall, this is the best place... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

First time eating here and the service was amazing. Our waitress was great and very friendly. The food was amazing as well. The guacamole was outstanding and they made it at the table fresh. We will definitely be back!

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

this is the best Mexican restaurant we've ever been to. the food is delicious, the prices are fair, and wait staff is excellent. we go there every time we go to Salisbury. if you like Mexican food you will love this place.

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Lewiston, Maine
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11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Huge portions of delicious food. $5 gigantic margarita and tasty guacamole prepared table side. The prices are great and the food is authentic Mexican. I will definetly return to this establishment.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Visited this place for a quick delicious dinner, and I got o.k. enchiladas. This is coming from a Mexican food fanatic from Texas. The restaurant seemed a bit awkward. I sat down at my table and heard .... nothing... no music... just the clinking of forks and knives and other conversation. This was different. The chips were o.k.... They tasted... More 

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Sugar Grove, North Carolina
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39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had our doubts about dining at El Patron once we saw its location in a strip mall across from Wal-Mart, but it's a totally different world once you step inside. Incredibly extensive menu, with choices for any taste. The margaritas were enormous, and the guacamole was superb. Our server was wonderful - very helpful and attentive, but not intrusive.... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Love to eat here. Fresh, healthy, friendly describe the place. My husband and I both had vege quesadillas. Exceptional! Veges were fresh, nice assortment and quesadilla was just right, a little crisp to it. Fresh guacamole. We asked for no sour cream and she remembered! Black beans on the side were very tasty! Until next time! !

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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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?