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El Patio Mexican Restaurant

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7622 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48327-1406
(248) 666-5231
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The fastest service around. We stop there on the way to the movies. You can be seated, order, eat and pay within 25 minutes. The food has always been fresh, hot and delicious. My favorite is the steak fajita. It's a great, some for now, some for later dish.! Service is super fast and friendly.

Thank Lori B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

they have great food at a cheap price and excellent service, your free chips and salsa is never empty and neither are your drinks

Thank Cheryl B
White Lake, Michigan
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You are greeted the minute you walk in. The guys that work here, work very hard to sit you right away, get your chips & salsa, and drink. The food is pretty authentic and comes quickly after you order. And it's always pipin' hot. Highly recommend the chili rellenos.

Thank TPOP51
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, don't expect to sip a Dos Equis or margarita with your meal; no alcoholic beverages are served here. :( However, if you're looking for good Mexican food at an affordable rate, and you want it fast, you're going to like this place. Once seated, you're greeted with water and fresh chips and salsa. The chips are often so... More 

Thank Bruce N
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, authentic mexican food! Great service! We go to El Patio with friends and then to the movie theater directly across the street! Fun date night spot!

Thank 768melanies
Rodney, Canada
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203 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The El Patio Mexican Restaurant is one of my companies favorite lunch stops, the food is good, fast and cheap.

Thank mstanley262
Davisburg, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I enjoy the food (although I have no idea if its authentic), but the attitude of the staff makes my visits very very infrequent. On my most recent visit, there was (yet again) no sign of courtesy and when I asked that my dish be served without meat, I was given a look that has to be described as incredulous... More 

1 Thank Janet C
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The staff was extremely rude when I came in to place my carry out. I also was overcharged and realized after they already swiped my card. I was charge for another bag of chips that I did not ask for some my $9 order came out to $14.95

1 Thank Ashley F
Waterford, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We go here a lot. The staff is fast & attentive. The food is hot, good & I've never been disappointed. You can get in & out at lunchtime quickly. Love going here.

Thank Nancy H
Pontiac, Michigan, United States
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The service is fast, the food is authentic and very good, the staff is friendly and helpful. Very nice decor and very nice prices.

Thank Eileen 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7622 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48327-1406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: (248) 666-5231

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