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El Patio Mexican Restaurant

6444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057-5106
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Ranked #1,913 of 7,259 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: El Patio was establish in 1964 this Houston institution has great food, great service and outstandingly potent margaritas. We also feature a room to the right side when you enter the restaurant called "Club No Minors" know to keep the party hot and the drinks cold.WHAT HAPPENS AT Club No Minors STAY AT Club No Minors.!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

I eat in all the Mexican restaurants in Houston and I particularly like the Margheritas. The ones at El Patio were $10 for the smallest glass I've ever seen!!For $10 they should have been twice that size! ! It was offensive! !😲

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

In town on a business trip, was looking for a place convenient to the Galleria area for an early lunch. Saw a few reviews for El Patio and we decided to try it. Was just what we were looking for, some old school tex-mex, great salsa and chips. Cheese enchiladas with chili sauce was excellent. Will visit again next time... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

For those like me that grew up eating at Felix's on Westheimer in Houston, it was like loosing an old and dear friend when it closed. When I found out that El Patio on Westheimer (an old and wonderful restaurant on it own) had added to it's menu some of Felix's food items, it was like a revival of my... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

There were only the two of us, yet they added 18% tip to our bill before presenting it to us. My husband just verified the meal contents, added his tip, and we left. We discovered later that our server received a $24.62 tip for a $59.00 meal. And it was just a mediocre meal at best - canned cheese, bland... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I've been going to this restaurant for years - there used to be one in my neighborhood located on Gessner. The food is consistently good and their cocktails are not watered-down. The beef fajitas were very tender and well seasoned and came with pico de gallo, guacamole, rancho or refried beans, and rice. Chips and salsa are always served. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The best Mexican food! They bought the Old Felix's Restaurant's recipes. The Chili Con Queso is like none other!

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I went here on a Sunday afternoon and the parking lot was packed and that's usually a good sign. WRONG! The place is small and you feel like you are sitting on top of your neighbor. The place is dirty...flies, food crumbs, sticky menus...after 5 minutes, I left without ordering anything. It seems like this more of a happy hour... More

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Galveston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I have been going to the El Patio restaurants since I was a small child. So, the Villasana family has been producing the same recipes for over fifty years that I have been a patron. What happened? Last night my party of four didn't have one good meal. All four meals were basic Tex-Mex which should have been a "no... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

First, the photo is the Brazos location not the Westhimer location. The photos are swapped. For the Westheimer location image, see the Brazos location. It is sad to see how this place changed. My family has been going to El Patio for years when it was on West Gray. Since my family moved in the neighborhood in 1968 they have... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

My husband and I lived in Houston for 3 years (2007-2010) and this was our "go to" place. We last went here in December 2011. We went here on the night of our engagement and on many other occasions. We never had a bad experience here. The queso and chips are awesome-always warm and crisp. Their blue margaritas are so... More

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Additional Information about El Patio Mexican Restaurant

Address: 6444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057-5106
Phone Number: 713-780-0410
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
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 - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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