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El Patio Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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1410 Highway 60, Canyon, TX 79015-2306
806-655-4300
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and service

This dinner was the highlight of our trip. While it doesn't look like much from the outside, the staff is extraordinarily friendly, and the food was really excellent. Flavorful and well prepared. They were also willing to work with dietary requests from some of the people within our party. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
ktcpiano
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Two of us went there today, New Year's Day. Excellent food, excellent service. They serve both Mexican food and a few American type foods such as chicken fried steak. Highly recommend!

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Thank MHreviews
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Truth in advertising: I may be used to Cal Mex, which perhaps is spicier. At least I'm speculating that's why I found the dishes fine but a bit bland. The good: great and courteous service, tasty refried beans, eager-to-please staff. Otherwise: the corn tortillas didn't seem especially moist or fresh, in other words, homemade? Doubt it. The carne guisada was... More 

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Thank Carroll G
Canyon, Texas
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

WEnt in to eat ordered Fajitas, got three tortillas, when the waitress came back to the table i ask may i have 1 more tortilla to finish my fajita meat. Sir they are $3.99 for 3 more is that what you want. I said i have never had to pay$1.33 for extra tortillas ever. I will just pass. SO i... More 

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Thank tim w
Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food, NOT Tex Mex. best in town. Well worth the stop. Their lunch specials will fill you up and the service is great

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Thank scubatexTexas
Portland, Texas
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat in canyon and stumbled upon this restaurant. We were not disappointed. They have a specials board. Two of us ordered the chili relleno special that came with the chili relleno, a taco and a queso chip. The chili relleno was awesome-crispy outside with gooey cheesy center. The taco was flavorful and not greasy... More 

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Thank wigx2154
Amarillo, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We come to El Patio every Friday night from Amarillo. I love it!!! The specials are always good. My favorite items are the chicken enchiladas and cheese enchiladas. I love the red enchilada sauce so much I always get an extra bowl of it! If you pay with cash you also get FREE fresh sopaipillas!! This restaurant can't be beat!!

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2 Thank Beverly Z
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This dinner was the highlight of our trip. While it doesn't look like much from the outside, the staff is extraordinarily friendly, and the food was really excellent. Flavorful and well prepared. They were also willing to work with dietary requests from some of the people within our party. I would recommend this to anyone.

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1 Thank ktcpiano
Amarillo, TX
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

El Patio is one of my favorite restaurants. I eat here at least once a week. While they have the classic Tex-Mex menu, they also have real Mexican food from different parts of Mexico. They have daily specials. One of my favorites is the stuffed avocado. Their pork chops are delicious, too. If they have the bread pudding when you... More 

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3 Thank TexasRed79109
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

This place is, eh, OK to pretty good. I would not go out of my way but good place to eat if you are in the area. We tried various dishes and they are all very good... but there is something missing to go from good to great. Tip: the orange hot sauce is very tasty but insanely hot. ..... More 

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1 Thank austintraveller2
Fort Worth, Texas
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221 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We did some camping in Palo Duro Canyon and decided to drive into town to grab dinner. This place got good reviews on here, so we decided to give it a shot. The staff was super friendly and very attentive. We had 8 people in our group and all the food came out in good time and all the orders... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1410 Highway 60, Canyon, TX 79015-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canyon
  • Phone Number: 806-655-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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