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El Patio Mexican Grill

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3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5975
276-466-8831
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took my family of five here for dinner as we passed through Bristol on our way to Nashville. We love the cuisine and try Mexican restaurants all over the country when we're traveling. This was typical of what we find. We tried tacos, chili rellenos, and enchiladas on this visit. Kids were happy. My wife and I enjoyed our meals... More 

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Thank Keith M
Shady Spring, West Virginia, United States
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants we found on vacation and close to a location we stop at alot! Great food, kids meals were good size! Salsa was perfectly mild. But no mild cheese dip :( They had a nice outdoor area but was too hot the day we visited!

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Thank Wayne R
Newport, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK, so pulled into Bristol, Virginia after a long day on the road, pulled up my trip adviser app and started hunting for a place for dinner. There were too many blah, blah, blah dining options until we came up on El Patio Mexican Grill. If we were to believe the reviews we might have stumbled onto a hidden gem,... More 

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Thank Vbeatteay
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have the best Mexican food in the tri-cities! Everything is prepared fresh and to your tastes. My wife and I eat here often and is the only place we go when we want Mexican food. Great atmosphere and wonderful staff!

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Thank Jason J
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to El Patio for a fun night out with friends. This was our first time and we were not disappointed . Chips and salsa were on point as was our waiter. We all ordered the BIG BEER ....Whoa, this thing was a monster but nobody wasted a drop. Mug stayed cold until all was gone. Food portions were huge... More 

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Thank Lynn E
Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We arrived 30 minutes before closing but were warmly welcomed. Food was delicious and portions were ample.

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Thank Skute_11
Bristol, Virginia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Best Mexican in Bristol, if not the whole Tri Cities. Generous portions, friendly staff (for the most part). Don't be afraid to order something different here because their house specialties are interesting and tasty. I would have given them five stars, however they have one waitress that is not at all friendly or prompt or anything. Just blasé. If you... More 

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Thank bigtoe72
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I have Never been unsatisfied with the food here! I love the macarios salad. The service has always been pretty good as well.

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Thank Jomamia
West Middlesex, Pennsylvania
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178 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice dinner that included a good salad and a plate with chile rellenos and on enchilada. Food was good....not extraordinary. Patron margaritas were a little too sweet but delivered in shaker that was nearly full! Would try again.

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Thank Joehadenough
Bristol, Virginia
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Obliviously SW Virginia is quite a distance from the great Mexican food joints, (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California) but the area still manages to have a fairly good place to grad some south of the border fare. The menu is quite large and diverse, prices are good, and service always excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5975
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 276-466-8831

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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?