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El Patio Mexican Grill

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3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5975
276-466-8831
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place Always!

The food and service here does not fail expectation. Great authentic Mexican food that has incredible flavor and made with quality ingredients. It does not matter when you stop here, the food and service is always Excellent and FAST

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
OneMaineLove
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The food and service here does not fail expectation. Great authentic Mexican food that has incredible flavor and made with quality ingredients. It does not matter when you stop here, the food and service is always Excellent and FAST

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The food is very delicious! We love the cheese dip and the salsa. My favorite menu item is the chimichanga with beef. My husband likes the seafood chimichanga. The servers are polite, friendly, and very attentive to diners needs. The food is always served piping hot! I love adding their salsa to the rice, it's so flavorful! I think the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Food is always good though I have to take some marks off for giving me the wrong fajitas. I ordered beef and I got chicken. It was the only thing that went wrong. My husband got his food and it was correct. Service was fast and friendly. Overall it was a good meal, especially for a Tuesday.

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Bristol, Virginia
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Went with family and service was very slow. Staff were very nice and helpful. Food was average at best. I've had better, even right here in Bristol.

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Bristol, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This has now become one of my favorite restaurants in Bristol! Definitely going back! And I do agree with another poster, it is hard to find if you're using a GPS. If it helps anyone out, it's across from the Cookout and Walmart/Sam's.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

On a road trip to Tennessee a group of five of my friends and I stopped in and had dinner. Delicious food, well prepared, hearty portions, and reasonably priced!!! Wonderful atmosphere, and friendly staff made for a great night!!!

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virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We bumped into this cute authentic Mexican restaurant while on a business trip to the area. It looked and felt like you were in a little town in Mexico. There's a nice outside patio and the inside of the restaurant was beautifully decorated with the bright mexican colors and paintings and of course the piniatas in the ceiling were a... More 

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Glasgow
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238 reviews 238 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My husband and I stopped in here on 4-14-14 to have lunch. We ordered the fajitas for two. These fajitas were without a doubt some of the best fajitas we have had so far. They came out sizzling hot and the platter was enough to feed 4 people. We had them add pineapples to the fajitas and they were amazing!!!... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

El Patio is located in a strip mall, neighboring a nail salon which wafted into the restaurant. I personally really hate that smell so it didn't help my appetite. The food was pretty low end even for a mexican restaurant. Between us we got a soggy chile relleno, also soggy tamale, a chalupa that was unlike I had ever seen... More 

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Bristol, VA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I grew up in Dallas on Tex-Mex. This restaurant is NOT that. (In fact, since El Chico closed, formerly in Johnson City, there is no Tex-Mex in the Tri-Cities area. I have to indulge when I go back to Texas.) But this is authentic Mexican, less emphasis on the heat and sour cream, more mild and the real deal. There... 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
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?