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“Great to decent to nope” 2 of 5 stars
Review of El Patron

El Patron
950 North Main Street, Cornelia, GA 30531
(706) 778-5564
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Ranked #5 of 39 Restaurants in Cornelia
Cuisines: Mexican
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Clarkesville, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great to decent to nope”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

They started strong, but service and food have both gotten to the point where I don't plan to visit again. Food quality is nowhere near what it was in the beginning. They went from the best in Habersham to mediocre quite quickly. At least there are plenty of options for Mexican food around!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Awesome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Pork tacos are fantastic. Pork tends to be greasy and most places don't do well pulling the fat. Well this place does and they are AWESOME. It you haven't tried there food you're missing out!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good Food & Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We have had several Mexican Restaurants in our area over the past 10 years, and El Patron is by far, the best so far. The place is clean, service is fast and courteous, food is very good and fair priced. If you have been there more than once, you will probably be greeted with a hug from one of the owners. If you go at dinner time expect to wait a bit to get a table. The patronage seems to be from one end of the spectrum to the other and all keep returning. Thanks for bringing a good restaurant to Habersham County - keep up the good work.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Alto, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“BEST RESTAURANT IN TOWN”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

If we go to Mexican, no matter what town we're in, we go to El Patron! We love the staff and the environment and they have the BEST Mexican food around!!! Love it!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Very Good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Had the fish and shrimp dish which was excellent and a great value. Crisp chips and a good salsa. With a beer and tip it was still less than $18 for a nice Mexican dinner.

Visited June 2013
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