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El Patio

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Independencia 186, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico (Contreras Medellin & Morelos)
(333) 635-1108
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: El Patio is a restaurant/bar located in the heart of Tlaquepaque, Jalisco...
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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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food requires no fancy intro

This was not our original choice, but it did have and appealing entrance. We arrived after a long day, tired and hungry. There was no one at the desk to greet us, waited for a few minutes were seated and it was then that I checked the tripadvisor reviews! I was surprised To read most people where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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tampa
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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226 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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tampa
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was not our original choice, but it did have and appealing entrance. We arrived after a long day, tired and hungry. There was no one at the desk to greet us, waited for a few minutes were seated and it was then that I checked the tripadvisor reviews! I was surprised To read most people where very happy with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My husband came in on the recommendation from the English speaking store tender next door. So nice! The waiters communicated with us in English, there was live music in spanish and English sandwiched by a feminine mariachi group which toured around the patio. We had such a nice time we stayed through 3 rounds of extra drinks and delayed plans... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It's a gorgeous place in a beautiful town. The atmosphere is amazing in a nice patio outside. The food is good but very simple. It's on the pricey side for such simple food but a very good experience. They will get you a flag for the country you are from and put it on the table. Cute. Get the Chicken... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Extremely pleasant service and tasty food. Not the bargain it once was but still an ideal way to pass time while listing to (usually live) music and dining well. Lots of well prepared Mexican specialties.

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Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I don't think I have ever been in a happier place. The atmosphere is so joyful. I was delighted to see the staff having a good time serving us and making sure we had everything as we ordered. The food was good and plentiful. It really picked up my day to watch a group of ladies celebrating a birthday and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Their margaritas are great, the had live Mariachi music and folkloric dancers. The restaurant is a beautifully decorated patio with tons of room/tables for just the single traveler or for a group of 10 or more. They also have a sculptor creating pieces add you eat and you can purchase any item he creates. You will enjoy the place and... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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91 reviews 91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We dropped in at 3 pm for just a beer and margarita. We were blessed with a fantastic ALL WOMAN mariachi band. It was made up of ten women with guitars, violins, trumpets and bass with two great singers. Then we stayed for dinner and my wife had the Chili Nogata and I had the Birrea Stew.

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Nelson, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Enjoy a snack/lunch here two of our three days in the area. They have an all female Mariachi band that plays each day at 3. The food is good although a bit on the pricey side but with the entertainment it is great.

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Pacific Ocean
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113 reviews 113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We missed the mariachi band because we went for dinner, but that's ok. The wait staff is exceptional. Attentive, informative and full of great information. They also were wonderfully helpful with our wish to speak spanish. I had my first cazuela, a wonderful citrus drink with tequila that you drink from a clay bowl. The spinach, strawberry and goat cheese... More 

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Mazatlan, Sinaloa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If possible, ask for a seat in the courtyard because you will definitely like it. This place is great for lunch and dinner. During my last visit I had lunch, a lovely soup with fresh bread. This restaurant is in the main street, where there is no traffic and where there are many first class galleries and stores. I will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Independencia 186, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
    (Contreras Medellin & Morelos)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Tlaquepaque
  • Phone Number: (333) 635-1108

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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.
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

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