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El Patron Mexican Restaurant

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170 Walmart Plz, Sylva, NC 28779-5808
+1 828-586-8805
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“cheese dip” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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170 Walmart Plz, Sylva, NC 28779-5808
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I were visiting Cherokee and we liked this place so much that we stopped in TWICE. The chicken was off the chain and the cheesecake chimichanga was so interesting. Our meals were satisfactory and I would recommend this restaurant to anybody living...More

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, typical chips and salsa upon arriving but the salsa had lots of cilantro which I like. (other Mex Rest. salsa's seem to have less flavor...) I'm a vegan and they had a vegetarian section in the back of their menu. I had a Chimichanga...More

Thank Shawna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though the place is a little small, they manage to make it worthwhile. Service was prompt and friendly and the food was very good; very ample menu with choices for all tastes Margaritas and other drinks available. I had the Carnitas platter and it...More

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service. They were very accommodating of big crowds on the night before the eclipse. Enough food for us to have another meal the next day.

Thank Ray R
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The lines were long so we assumed it would be good. The drinks cane fast but then we waited and waited to both order and get our food. At least the drinks were strong because the food was only mediocre. The steak was overdone but...More

Thank James M
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Fajitas and chimichangas are quite good, very fresh. We share the dishes between us. There was so much food we had to do a take along bag. Plenty of customers there. The service was quick and unobtrusive. We were in route so did not linger...More

Thank M B
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Food was good and decent priced. Bit of a wait but they moved quickly. The margaritas were a bit strange and my personal preference was I didn't care for it and could not drink it. Also the cheese dip was very soupy you couldn't even...More

Thank Davis296
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Our family eats here quite often! They have recently renovated which is nice . The food is good, plentiful, and reasonably priced. The staff is pleasant. It is a popular place so if you go during supper time, expect to wait for a seat. This...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The food here is always good. Our last visit though was lacking on the service end. Waiter took our order but did not write any of it down. Had to come back to table several times to ask us to repeat our order. Numerous items...More

Thank Beerlover17
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Food was fresh and tasty. Service was very good. Portions are big. Atmosphere is casual. Management was accommodating and very nice. I would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Walmart Plz, Sylva, NC 28779-5808
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sylva
  • Phone Number: +1 828-586-8805
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