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All 33 Tlaquepaque Restaurants

El Patio

Independencia 186, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
(333) 635-1108
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Ranked #11 of 33 Restaurants in Tlaquepaque
Price range: $2 - $22
Hours:
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Contreras Medellin & Morelos
Description: El Patio is a restaurant/bar located in the heart of Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. We await you with a mariachi band, live music and out traditional Mexican cuisine. You can enjoy all of this in a fresh and natural ambiance within the walls and garden of a 19th century house.
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English first
Guadalajara, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Took my out of town friend here for dinner. The staff are super pleasant, but the meal was just mediocre. The chips on the table were chewy rather than crispy. The music was too loud. We both ordered the enchiladas--one order of pure cheese and the other order of half chicken/half cheese. They messed up the order and brought pure... More

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Chapala, Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant is a classic in Tlaquepaque. It has been around since like 20 years and is famous for feminine mariachi band. Meals are great, as well as the atmosphere. They feature mexican meals, good selection of drinks and also WiFi ;-).

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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255 reviews 255 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

And that is a rule! We stopped one day for their famous 2/1 margaritas and another day for same with lunch. We enjoy seeing staff who have been there since our very first visit and being recognized by same. The food is somewhat average but is always consistent in presentation and preparation!

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Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I have in Guadalajara Centro for just on 3 weeks (i am doing a Spanish course) and a visit to Tlaquepaque is a great day out for all reasons given below. Yes, it is a bit touristy but nothing wrong with that. The Mexicans enjoy it as much as those from overseas. I did however hear more English in the... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If you've never been to Tlaquepaque, you owe it to yourself to visit this little village of upscale artisans. And while you're there, try this great restaurant for one of the most enjoyable dining experiences in the Guadalajara area. Try to arrive before 3 pm to get a table for the first Mariachi show at 3:30, featuring an all-female group,... More

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Panama City, Panama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It`s not necessarily one of the best meals, but is very good. They have mexican as well as international food. And the beautiful old house where is placed, the ambiance, the patio, and the live music contribute to have a wonderful time. The service is also good too. I recommend it and would like to go back.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have lived close to Guadalajara for a number of years and whenever I have guests I make certain that we go to Talquepaque, sometimes referred to as: The Rodeo Drive of Guadalajara, (which it is not), but the nearby city does offer good shopping and one of my favorite restaurants. El Patio. It is always full, mostly Mexicans, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Juan Antonio and Rafael are wonderful servers. We overpaid and excess $ returned. Food was excellent. Women mariachias fascinating. Quesadillas superb.

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Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We love going to Talaquepaque area of Guadalajara. We have been to El Patio at least a half a dozen times. It is worth a one time visit for lunch as it is very pretty. However, I live in Mexico and find the food expensive for the area and nothing special. If you want to see the female mariachis they... More

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We ate here for dinner and had fish which was terribly dry and chewy. It was a nice atmosphere and the staff were very nice. Pity about the food.

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Additional Information about El Patio

Address: Independencia 186, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
Phone Number: (333) 635-1108
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Tlaquepaque
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 22
Cuisine: Mexican, International

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