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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service from the time you walk in the door. They have a huge dining room and also outdoor seating. I had the La Taquiza which is gluten free and diary free and hard to find a meal like that in a Mexican Restaurant. You...have to try the Black Margaritas while you're there. They are the absolute best I've ever had!!!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 17, 2022 via mobile

We had a fun time while we ate some amazing food! We even learned some Spanish from Gullo, our waiter. He was very attentive to the many needs of a party of six.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed April 7, 2022

Two friends of mine and I went to the El Patron restaurant for lunch and were very pleased. The decor is in typical Mexican style, Mexican music piped in was great. The service was very good and the food was adequately priced and very good....The menu has a lot of options--very impressive. All three of us were very pleased and recommend it.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 23, 2021

Food is always excellent and the queso dip is awesome! Usually go there about every week. Right down town Baldwin City KS! Highly recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed December 30, 2020

Excellent restaurant in a small town with very few choices! We have been going here for many years now and are always happy with our decision!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 22, 2020

Excellent food! Whether you are looking for tacos and beer or fajitas this is the place! Great service and food.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed June 19, 2020

Nice atmosphere. Stopped for a late lunch on a short trip. Weren't many people in the place. Typical decor for a Mexican restaurant. I had the lunch special #1 with a chili relleno (my fave). It was EXCELLENT! Priced right.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

Im overseas and Really miss n the Burritos. The cheese sauce with the chips is great wish I had some right now. Jaypepsi

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2019

The food was wonderful, served on super hot plates. Great service, nice atmosphere, clean bathrooms, Checks all the boxes for us!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

They check all the boxes of what it takes to be an excellent restaurant. Friendliness, Awesome Service, Pleasing Atmosphere and Delicious Authentic, as well as Americanized dishes for those more accustomed to that. Never a wrong order, never anything but a wonderful experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

It's ALL GREAT - the service, food AND drinks! I love their margarita, the queso, great fajitas and the homemade chips and salsa are yummy! Def recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Local favorite for Mexican food. Newly expanded, service has been compromised due to enlarged space but I’m confident they’ll have it back in order soon!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

We ate a late lunch while going for the Polar Express. Overall good food - wife had the mini-chimichangas, I had the burrito patron and kiddo had the kids burrito. The burrito patron is huge and comes loaded with shrimp, chicken and steak as well...as cheese dip and green salsa. Fair warning - their habanero salsa is hot, but flavorful! Only small negative was the length of time to get the ticket after finishing our meal (approx 10-15 min) but there seemed to only be one waiter working and others bringing out food.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

After waiting 30 minutes waiting we were told it was almost ready, at 40 minutes we were told it was ready and it wasn’t because we were going to leave and just pay for our drinks, at 50 minutes we got it to go. I...specifically asked the owner to make sure we got silverware so we could eat in the car and we didn’t get any. The staff other staff was friendly but it wasn’t a good experience.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

The food is very good and you get a lot of food for your money. It is moderately prices . The waiters and waitresses are friendly and are there to seat and serve you as you arrive. It is busy so make sure to get...there before the crowd.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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El Patron is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3