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El Patio

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Independencia 186 | Colonia Centro, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico (Contreras Medellin & Morelos)
+52 33 3635 1108
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Boquete, Panama
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice this month. El Patio offered a New Year's Day afternoon Lunch Buffet as well as their regular morning breakfast buffet. Each buffet had a wide selection from which to choose. Enjoyed the patio setting, service and food. It would be even a better value for meat eaters.

Thank Diane_Garmo
silicon valley ca
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food at reasonable prices, huge selection, excellent service, and lady mariachis every day between 3 - 4 pm. Eat lunch late and enjoy!

Thank deb666
Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The was our second place went in the day for lunch and it was awesome. It is one of the top 5 places in Tlaquepaque, should be in the top 2. Great service! Great food and they made our family feel welcome. I can't wait to come again while we visit friends and family. We really enjoyed the Mexican plate... More 

Thank expomart
Denver, Colorado
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Wonderful local place tucked along the hillside outside of Puerto Vallarta in Mismaloya a variety of fresh seafood and kabobs served with a healthy portion of rice and local vegi's.

Thank vacationtimedeb
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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446 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Great 2/1 margaritas and the lunch menu remains pretty much the same and the food is consistent. We miss the old staff faces but it will remain as a lunch favorite unless it experiences a slide.

Thank Neil C
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I really only went here to hear the mariachi group and was pleasantly surprised by the really good food and service. I thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon here and would go again. I also bought the CD of the mariachi group and am so glad I did.

Thank Barbara F
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

They know how to do it right. When you ask for a table they ask you where you are visiting & if you are celebrating a special occasion. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary. There is an all female mariachi that plays from 3 to 4pm. They make there way around the restaurant & play songs by request. They put... More 

Thank running12
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

I just really enjoyed the afternoon performance of the all women mariachi group. Due to the awkward hour we did not order much food. The guacamole was on the bland side. The service was friendly.

Thank packedandready2go
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This traditionally Mexican restaurant located in the historic center of Tlaquepaque is very special not only for their delicious food but also for the daily free show of two traditional folkloric costumed dancing partners backed up by an ALL WOMEN costumed Mariachi band. The service and food were excellent and the entertainment exceptional. Two of us had an excellent beef... More 

Thank Dennis J
Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We each ordered soup followed by Chile Rellenos. The food was good but the seasonings were a bit underwhelming and as a result the food was blander than I expect Mexican food to be. Service was good and attentive.

Thank DSinDC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, International, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Independencia 186 | Colonia Centro, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
    (Contreras Medellin & Morelos)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Tlaquepaque
  • Phone Number: +52 33 3635 1108
El Patio is a restaurant/bar located in the heart of Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. We await you with a mariachi band, live music and out traditional Mexican cuisine. You can enjoy all of this in a fresh and natural ambiance within the walls and garden of a 19th century house.

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