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El Patio Mexican Grill

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3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5975
276-466-8831
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent eats

The food at El Patio is very good, and the service was good for the most part. My entrée didn't come out until everyone else at the table was nearly finished with their meal. When it finally came out it was great, and the waiter compensated for the wait with a complimentary flan for dessert. I've... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Hal B
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The food at El Patio is very good, and the service was good for the most part. My entrée didn't come out until everyone else at the table was nearly finished with their meal. When it finally came out it was great, and the waiter compensated for the wait with a complimentary flan for dessert. I've had better flan, but... More 

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Thank Hal B
Chattanooga, Tn.
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We ate here going to our vacation spot and returning home. The service was very good and the food was delicious and plentiful. I ordered the fajita nachos from the appetizer menu and had to bring 1/2 of it home it was so large. My husband had a ground beef burrito and he said it was very good too. If... More 

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Thank Vilyfra
Bristol, Virginia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

My husband and I eat here regularly. We can easily share the Patio Fajitas for one which consist of beef, chicken, and shrimp for dinner and still have plenty leftover for lunch the next day. This restaurant is always consistent with great service and food.

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Thank Emily B
Abingdon, Virginia
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My wife and I are regular's here. The salsa and cheese dip are a great way to start they are both delicious and chips are made fresh. My favorite dish is the fajitas and the burrito patio. Food is always fresh and taste very good.

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Thank enfinitive
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I travel through Bristol a few times per year and El Patio is a good reliable place to stop. We have eaten there several times, all around dinner time. The food has always been good and service good as well.

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Thank Bart W
Waterloo, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We ate outside on the patio and is was relaxing after a long day of traveling. The food was good and the service was great. We came late but that it did not appear to effect the staff. We had the enchiladas and the portion size was large.

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1 Thank Redroses48
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Took my family to this restaurant for dinner while we were in Bristol. The server was great, the food was good and the atmosphere was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant if you're in the Bristol, Va area.

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Thank Tom M
Bristol, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

I am a Bristol resident and have frequented this spot many times. Service has always been bad, the only person who is nice is the manager. The last time I was there was for a birthday outing, waited 10 minutes before being acknowledged by the staff, and then when I was acknowledged we still had to wait 15-20 minutes. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We were on the road and stopped for dinner. After being quickly seated, chips & salsa arrived almost immediately. Disappointingly, the chunky salsa was the highlight of the meal, but fortunately, the chips & salsa were replenished rapidly. An unenthusiastic waitress took our order and the meal arrived in a timely fashion. One meal was incorrect; however our waitress, who... More 

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Thank SPfromTampa
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The service was slow and unenthusiastic to say the least. They didn't seem to care that you sat there for a long while without drinks. I must warn you about something in regards to their food. Be careful with what you choose on this menu. It was supposed to be really "mild" but it wasn't. What I got was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5975
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 276-466-8831

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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