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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: 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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  • 42
    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
Great Mexican Restaurant

We started out for another restaurant. It had closed. Very happened to remember El Patron. The food was top quality and the service was excellent. The cost was reasonable also. The El Patron dip was fantastic. We each ordered Fajitas and had enough to have a meal the next day. the cost was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Jim S
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We started out for another restaurant. It had closed. Very happened to remember El Patron. The food was top quality and the service was excellent. The cost was reasonable also. The El Patron dip was fantastic. We each ordered Fajitas and had enough to have a meal the next day. the cost was very reasonable.

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southcarolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

If I were to know nothing about this restaurant I would have just kept driving. It is in a so-so looking strip mall, tucked in the corner. Lucky for us I looked up the reviews on Trip Advisor while in Salisbury. Once you open the front doors to El Patron you will be pretty impressed. The menu selection is over... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Tucked away in a corner, I was introduced to El Patron by a friend and was pleasantly surprised by the great, and fresh tasting food and drink. I recommend the fresh Top Shelf Guacamole Custom seasoned guacamole made at your table...Excellent make sure it's the one made at tableside and not the regular guacamole on the menu..it makes a difference.

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newcadtle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

service is great, food was above average, however would not recommend the steak, stick with the Mexican food. the price was very reasonable.

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Rural Retreat, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Stopped in here for lunch before visiting the NC Transportation Museum. The food was very delicious. Prices are good for the amount and quality of the food. Friendly staff. Very nice atmosphere!

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I am always impressed by this restaurant. The waiters are friendly and the service is always great!! I love the Carolina Burrito w/ black beans and sauteed vegetables!! The chips and salsa is to die for!! And they also have more selections to chose from!! And for all that you get the meal the prices are great as well! Also... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I can understand why this is one of the top rated restaurants in Salisbery. My partner and I came here for dinner on a weeknight. The staff was very friendly and made us feel right at home. The menu has many choices. Some new dishes and some classic Mexican treats. We went with the build it yourself burrito. The quality... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have eaten here several times and the service has always been outstanding, the options endless and the food outstanding. Endless chips with two salsas and verry competitive prices. Why go anywhere else?

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good, authentic Mexican food. Our family frequents this restaurant at least twice a month. They serve large portions and the food is very good. I love the Margaritas !!! The staff is very friendly. They keep the chips and salsa coming throughout the meal. We have had the carne asada, tacos locos, enchiladas suizas and several other items from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love El Patron. The owner and staff are always friendly. The service is great. Chips and salsa are the best in Salisbury. Quality food and great taste!

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