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El Patio Mexican Restaurant

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7622 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48327-1406
+1 248-666-5231
11:00 am - 10:00 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

You could not ask for better service or food. El Patio has never disappointed! It's the best service I've ever seen! Food is wonderful too.

Thank Nicole A
Waterford, Michigan
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Every time I have been here I have received my food fast and piping hot. I have never had any issues with the quality of the food or the service.

Thank Bianca H
Fort Cobb, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Great atmosphere. Great food. Drinks are wonderful. Staff is very friendly. Patio is nice. Music is a little loud. Acoustics is bad. All voices echo everywhere.

Thank Byork612
Davisburg, Michigan
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Wow, really good food with a large size portions! Interior is older and pretty simple, The waiters are first class service in a diner atmosphere. So great service, reasonable prices safe bet for lunch or dinner. They also have weekly lunch specials

Thank Ray G
Waterford, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I just hate the food, bland, boring. The salsa is like catsup with about the same flavor. I know people who love the food but i've always been dissappointed. Staff is nice though.

Thank Tammy H
Waterford, Michigan, United States
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158 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

After watching a movie across the street it was time for lunch. And, my wife and I said it at the same time "...El Patio!" So, at 1:30PM we drove the short distance and were seated before we knew it! Chips and salsa were immediately served and our waiter took our lunch orders. As usual, and before we knew it... More 

Thank Chuck C
Waterford, Michigan, United States
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We are regulars. Food is good. Portions are generous. The salsa is outstanding and FRESH. The service is always quick and friendly.

Thank Tracy J
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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: +1 248-666-5231

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