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El Patio Mexican Restaurant

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731 N 14th St, Ponca City, OK 74601-3441
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Merced, California
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is pretty and busy. They have indoor dining and a beautiful patio. They have a pretty extensive menu and being from CA, I was surprised how good the Mexican food was. We tried the enchiladas, carnitas and s few other things. All were delish! As much as I enjoyed the good, the margarita recipe is the star here.... More 

Thank Takemeanywhere
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668 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only am giving the restaurant an average because our server, Mauricio, was professional and prompt and helpful. He is a keeper. The margaritas were very weak and made with a mix that did not have much of a lime flavor. The white Queso dip had very little flavor, but the salsa was good. The guacamole was disgusting! Is it... More 

Thank JoInTexas
Panama City, Panama
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here several times over the years, the most recent being 2 nights ago. The quality of the food is excellent (and being from California, I've had a LOT of experience eating in Mexican restaurants). The parking lot is always filled at both lunch and dinner times, no matter the day of the week. The only downside is how... More 

Thank PatfromCalifornia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy this place! I usually buy the Philly cheese steak burrito!! It's really good, especially if you ask for extra onions and peppers. The chips and salsa are never ending and prices are good. Recommend!

Thank Stephanie D
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Pretty good eats. Authentic Mexican and not over priced for the area. Get the white cheese dip with your chips, you won't regret it. The service is very good and they have outside seating with sun or shade. Lunch has a buffet that is very good. I have never gotten a bad meal here.

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Went after work tonight around 5:30. I've been craving Mexican food and the place was recommended. I was seated quickly and had my drink order taken within 3 or so minutes. Chips and salsa soon followed. My waitress was very nice and came by my table more than once to check on me. I appreciated that. You have a choice... More 

Thank Mei C
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves great food with large portions. One of my favorite Mexican restaurants. After visiting the Marland Mansion (which is close to El Patio, our family of eight enjoyed a delicious meal. The staff was friendly & accomodating. Will definitely go back.

Thank BlessedBrenda
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

They serve a lunch buffet 11-2. The parking lot is always full at lunch and dinner. It is a favorite of the locals. Good food, too.

Thank queanmum
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

When I entered, I was greeted by a young female with my "favorite" hostess question of "Just one?" Yes, I'm travelling on business and there's just one of me. It's not because I don't have any friends or don't know anyone who would enjoy my company at dinner. After I confirmed there was "just one", I specifically asked for a... More 

Thank EBart06
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

While in Ponca city on business, we frequented el patio for dinner. Great food all around, great staff, and the margaritas are awesome. I wish that I would have tried them sooner.

Thank Eric S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 N 14th St, Ponca City, OK 74601-3441
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Ponca City
  • Phone Number: 580-718-0215
Phone: 580-718-0215

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