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El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

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1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
+1 704-636-5300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive...
El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive to make your visit with us very personable and pleasant we use fresh ingredients and top quality meats hoping to become one of your favorite places to eat.
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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food!!

Delicious and love all the choices of sides!! We will definitely be going back....loved it!! The service was a little slow but worth the wait!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
ccbaity
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and love all the choices of sides!! We will definitely be going back....loved it!! The service was a little slow but worth the wait!!

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1 Thank ccbaity
Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Great food, pleasantly surprised. Good prices for the amount of food you receive. Food was very fresh and the pico de gallo was fantastic.

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1 Thank carolinacalm
Salisbury, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Great Mexican food, one of two Mexican restaurants we choose in Salisbury. My husband is a seafood eater (rarely eats red meat), and he is always happy - and I will eat anything and everything on the menu!

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Thank JohnS235098
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

First time eating at El Patron was wonderful. The food was fresh and the restaurant was clean. I found the staff to be friendly and the restaurant to be well decorated. Exceptional experience.

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1 Thank Daniel P
North Carolina
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

this is the best restaurant i've ever been to. the food is fresh and great, and the staff makes me feel like family. you have to try it!

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1 Thank devgurl
Lexington, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is the absolute best mexican restaurant I have ever eaten at. The food is amazingly wonderful. The servers are very attentive and the atmosphere is fun. The pollo con queso is the best I have ever had and the fresh fruits and veggies they serve are truly "fresh" and authentic. Love, love, love to eat here. Sometimes at lunch... More 

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2 Thank Allie153
Salisbury, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This restaurant is welcoming, bright and clean. I have been there many times and the food is delicious and the service is terrific and friendly'

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1 Thank Toby58
Statesville
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We have used El Patron for catering and taking out of town friends and clients there! The food is always fresh and beautifully plated! The staff is always friendly and willing to make you feel like family. We love this place and the staff they are like family!!!!

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2 Thank Jeffrey Y
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Met a friend here for Mexican food and Margaritas after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. Most reviews were very positive and they are right. Festive atmosphere, friendly service, very good food and very good Margaritas. Not sure why but it can be hard to find good Mexican food and good Margs in this part of the country. Food was actually very... More 

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2 Thank Bill S
Davidson, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We have been here several times and always try something new on the menu. Never been disappointed. The place is clean. Large portions on the plate and the staff always seems happy. Karla is the best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-636-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive to make your visit with us very personable and pleasant we use fresh ingredients and top quality meats hoping to become one of your favorite places to eat.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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