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El Patio

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513 O'Reilly Street, Presidio, TX
432.229.4409
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasant surprise on drive thru Presidio

We were doing the scenic drive from Lajitas and decided to stop in here for dinner. We were not expecting much. We left very pleased with our dinner and the service. This is a nice border town cafe and we recommend you give them a try if passing through.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Ann B
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Nashville, Tennessee
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nashville, Tennessee
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406 reviews 406 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were doing the scenic drive from Lajitas and decided to stop in here for dinner. We were not expecting much. We left very pleased with our dinner and the service. This is a nice border town cafe and we recommend you give them a try if passing through.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great place for breakfast. The breakfast burritos are excellant. The place is very clean. Good restaurant at end of road in Big Bend Area.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is a place where you can get good Mexican food without crossing the border. I recommend the combination plates, you get a little of everything. They also have burgers and a really good American menu. There is usually a soup and salad bar. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you like small, friendly Mexican cafes, you will like El Patio. And the food was very good and very well priced.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you're not Mexican or look white don't go here. They won't give you chips much less serve you food. Beware.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you don't mind being treated with disrespect go to this place. Literally, we placed our order while others came in after us and were served with chips and drinks. We waited 30 minutes and ended up walking out. This was the worst experience we have ever encountered.

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Arlington, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

May 4th we did a long, near all day trip through Big Bend National Park... Took 170 from Study Butte to Presidio and had to find a place to eat... Thus our first visit to El Patio. The first clue to our waiting culinary adventure was the salsa... The bite was perfect... Warm enough to know it was real... But... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

After traveling Big Bend National Park and traveling along the Rio Grande for over fifty mile this was a wonderful stop for dinner. The food was very good as was the service with friendly customer service and a rest before heading north.

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NC
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114 reviews 114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Service is pretty good here. Menu has a fairly wide choice but the salad bar was wilted and tired looking. Food was ok, not great but adequate. Got the feeling that they're not big on the hospitality business but may prefer local business to tourists.

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Denver, Colorado
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45 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Had lunch here and felt the service was excellent, the restaurant was quite clean, but the food was a bit plain and bland for someone used to "Americanized" Mexican food. This is genuine Mexican food, so it may not be as spicy and varied as you are accustomed to eating. There aren't a lot of places to eat in Presidio... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 513 O'Reilly Street, Presidio, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Presidio
  • Phone Number: 432.229.4409

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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