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“Best Mexican in Habersham County and beyond” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Patron

El Patron
Ranked #8 of 48 Restaurants in Cornelia
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Atlanta, Georgia
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Best Mexican in Habersham County and beyond”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2012

Great Mexican food just off Hwy 441 in Cornelia. Sure there are Tex-mex dishes but also some authentico stuff as well. It is very popular so expect to wait if you want a table on the weekend. The bar is usually open so that is where we sit. It is a very well stocked bar. Could use a greater draft beer selection but hey this is Northeast Georgia. Service has always been good.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank laxatl
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Georgia
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“What's the Attraction???”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

This place, which recently opened, has been wildly popular. Maybe because there aren't that many eateries in Cornelia. We went there on a Friday night with family members. Got there early, so we didn't have to wait. Loud Mexican dance music. Poor service, and they kept running out of clean glasses for beverages. Food was ok, but nothing special. Chips and salsa were good. El Patron is better than another popular Mexican place in Cornelia, but I don't see what all the fuss is about. I'll stick to El Jinete in Clarkesville.

Visited June 2012
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1 Thank QueenBunny
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Cornelia, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2012

This restaurant is family owned and operated and very family friendly.The food is awesome as well as the atmosphere and service. Expect a line on the weekends but its well worth the short wait.

Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Susan L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant has the best service and the freshest food. Wonderful people.

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1 Thank blessedbyHisgrace
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Toccoa, Georgia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“The Best Mexican Restaurant In Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2012

This restaurant is clean, wonderfully nice staff, and excellent food! The shrimp are the largest I've ever had, not to mention the freshest!! Let me put it to you plainly: you need to experience it to believe it! :) It is truly great!! :)

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank Tiffany N
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