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El Patio

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513 O'Reilly Street, Presidio, TX
432.229.4409
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Food and service were excellent. Do not hesitate to stop here if visiting or just passing through Presidio. If you order enchiladas (especially cheese enchiladas) be sure to add a fried egg on them....excellent😊

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was far better than I imagined. I had the El Patio Dinner and it was like a sample of really great food. You definitely need to get the beef fajitas with it seasoned better than I have ever tasted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife loves chile rellenos, and swears she has never had better than El Patio in Presidio. Their salsa was fresh and great tasting, and I liked their enchilladas. This was a great find on our trip out to Big Bend, and highly recommend going there if you want some great food at a reasonable price.

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Bastrop
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Was in Lubbock on business and the El Patio was right next to my hotel. I should have had a clue that it was good when I saw the parking lot full. The service was excellent and the food was also plentiful, well priced, and good. I would absolutely recommend it and will go there again when I'm in Lubbock.

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Weatherford, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food and service were excellent. Do not hesitate to stop here if visiting or just passing through Presidio. If you order enchiladas (especially cheese enchiladas) be sure to add a fried egg on them....excellent😊

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We found this little gem by googling restaurants close by while we were in Presidio during our West Texas adventure. The food was really quite good! We both had cheese enchiladas and the sauce on the enchiladas was amazing. The restaurant is very clean and the meal was very affordable.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Reading many guide books on Big Bend NP, a footnote in one stated if you were driving the River Road beginning in Presidio, eat at El Patio. Are we glad we stopped for lunch. A nice restaurant, many locals eat here so you know it is authentic and good. And tasty it was! We had the taco dinner, around $9.... More 

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Bandera, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

So, this was a non-hiking day at Big Bend and we decided to make the drive to Presidio, again. Been there, done it, but fiends who had been here a few weeks ago said the drive was great because of the wild flowers. They were right, but that was the sum and substance of the drive. In Presidio, we opted... More 

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The food here is excellent. It's the best Mexican we've ever had. The service was also very good, even though it was a very busy time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is rather plain and simple in its appearance. However, the food is excellent and the prices very reasonable. Two enchiladas, crispy taco, chili rellano, rice, and beans for $10.00. The salsa has a kick to it and a fantastic flavor.

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

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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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