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Patron Mexican Grill

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1415 South George Nigh Expressway, McAlester, OK 74501-7406
(918) 426-4833 ‎
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 17
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  • 11
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  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Real Mexican food

Owned and operated by Mexican family. Good Food and service. It's he real Mexican taste. Many different menu items with weekly specials.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
M7032KNjacks
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New Orleans
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Nehalem, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the waitress was sweet as sugar... The food inedible. Menus filthy. Table Dirty. They never bused any of the tables around us. Trust me its tough to screw up a tortilla beans and rice... But they have taken it to a new level. Do yourself a favor and SKIP IT.

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Thank NomadicGinger
New Orleans
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Owned and operated by Mexican family. Good Food and service. It's he real Mexican taste. Many different menu items with weekly specials.

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Thank M7032KNjacks
Dallas, Texas
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465 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stopped here on the way back to Dallas. We weren't terribly excited based on the reviews, but it was decent. The place has an old feel and needs updating. The chips were ok but the salsa was from a jar. I got fajitas and the high point was fresh made tortillas, but overall the meal lacked flavor. The chicken... More 

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Thank russkwtx
Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I am new to McAlester and have been trying to find a good Mexican place to eat. I ordered the chicken chimichanga and my date ordered the fajitas. The food was good, not great. The service was barely passable. The one thing that made the experience worth it was the outdoor patio seating.

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Thank Amanda C
Weiherhammer, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was very good!!!! The drinks were amazing and the food was authentic. We will definitely be returning!

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Thank Carli002
South
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

No other Mexican food joints in the McAlester area can beat Patron's. It is right off the interstate and can't be missed. They provide the best bang for your buck with prompt nice service and tasty food. The table made guacamole has to be my ultimate favorite. Your server will cut up huge fresh avocados and mash it together with... More 

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Thank southernbeachgirl29
Shawnee, Oklahoma
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

I ordered the steak burito for 9.99 and a bowl of cheese dip. The other 2 guys that work with me ordered steak fajitas and we all had sweet tea. They brought chips and salsa it was ok at best very tomato saucy and chips were overcooked or reheated to long. When they began bringing the food out it was... More 

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Thank shellandi
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Went to patrons after reading the reviews and to say the least not overly impressed. The main course was average but the rice was good. The salsa needs some improvement and chips were somewhat hard. But, with that said the prices were very fair and the service excellent. Not a bad place to grab some cheap fast Mexican if you... More 

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Thank oklahomaskiers
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This star is for the queso we ordered with the chips. The queso was delicious. The service was terrible. The tamales couldn't be cut with a fork. The sampler plate came swimming in aforementioned queso. I am assuming they know that the queso is absolutely the only thing they have going for them, so they cover everything with it. I... More 

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Thank Momma-N-Birdie
McAlester, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love this restaurant. It's right off the highway at a great location. The food is very authentic and tastes amazing! The guacamole is made at the table, I haven't had better anywhere else! The prices were good. so are the margaritas!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1415 South George Nigh Expressway, McAlester, OK 74501-7406
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  McAlester
  • Phone Number: (918) 426-4833 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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