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El Jardin

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1119 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Manteca, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After several visits with friends, this has become our favorite Mexican cuisine! The food is fresh and delicious, the attention of the staff is exceptional! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone!

Thank janrick2016
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! They have the best flour tortilla chips! They're always a bit crowded when I've gone, but the seats seem to open fast! Great margaritas too!

Thank Mia G
Manteca, California, United States
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Jardin is one of the better Mexican restaurants in Manteca. Some of the things I appreciate include larger booths (sit 6 comfortably), a decent environment/ambience, and a menu that offers a number of interesting items. Service is generally very good; occasionally they will get busy and service will slow, but overall I have had good service there. They have... More 

Thank MusicTom88
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love love love this place. I wished they would open one in Lodi. It would get so much business. Not a good Mexican food place here.

Thank Jayleen K
Manteca, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to El Jardin for years and it is our favorite Mexican restaurant in Manteca. The food, drinks, service and atmosphere is great!

Thank Tanya S
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here after a week of backpacking in the Sierras. We were super hungry. There are not a lot of vegetarian options on the menu. We both got cheese enchilada plates. The chips seemed to be made there and were delicious, as well as the salsa. The enchilada plates... The rice and beans were delicious! Maybe... More 

Thank Dan G
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We are a family of five and tried El Jardin for our Dinner. The service was good, with free refills, great taste and nice environment to eat in. However is the price a bit high but nothing to complain about. We got boxes for our left overs but at a point we felt like the staff needed us out of... More 

Thank Thomas R
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We needed a El Jardin "fix"! So off to dinner Sat. night. Lots of people so sat in bar..OK. Chips, salsas good as usual. Ordered our "usual's" and left very full with boxes (my dinner next night! Yum!

Thank adventureonly
Manteca, California, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Moved to Manteca from the Bay Area and tried a few Mexican Restaurants here and there and was not impressed.... until I walked into El Jardin's !!!!! My new favorite place to eat. Friendly, great service, reasonably priced, Cocktails available, Awesome food. I come here to eat sometimes more often than I should. I Love El Jardin's !!!!

Thank Valerie R
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

On our return from Fresno a week ago (May 19, 2016), we stopped for dinner at El Jardin. The food was ok (mine was good, but my wife thought her dinner was cold. My biggest complaint is that this restaurant charges $3 to split a salad or for substitutes. I have diabetes and was charged $3 to substitute vegetables for... More 

Thank Itzhak Z K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manteca
  • Phone Number: 209-825-8552
part of a chain

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