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El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
+1 704-636-5300
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for Ian special burrito. ...not on menu....yet!!! Good service and very personable, Ian is one of the waiters there,great kid....he is the master mind behind the"Ian Special Burrito ".....make him famous.... Abigail Kenney Racing backs Ian and El Petron

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Thank Ed K
Atlanta GA
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent server, food & atmosphere ! You can't go wrong - small or large parties they can handle it well.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I don't understand what all the hype is about. I looked this place up on Tripadvisor while visiting family over the Christmas holiday. It was highly rated for the area. We arrived on a Friday night at 7pm, so I expected it to be a little crowded. I asked the lady at the front desk how long the wait would... More 

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Thank Justin Q
Salisbury, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This place is great if you want a change from the usual Mexican fare. Interesting combos, great quacomole, and lively atmosphere are all in place here. Lots of fresh ingredients, not the usual shredded iceberg lettuce.

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1 Thank carolcR7802ZE
Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have visited a few Mexican places in Salisbury and have to say that I like El Patron the best. Good variety.

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1 Thank Kristin K
Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

El Patron is the most tasty Mexican restaurant in Salisbury! The food is always so fresh, and tastes delicious. The family that owns this restaurant and works there, are the nicest people! They have an organic margarita that is the best I have ever tasted anywhere! There is a large variety on the menu, and it is all delicious!

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1 Thank Paradise_Seekers_rj
Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

In town on a Sunday with a group of 13 read the reviews before hand on trip advisor and made the reservation. Everyone ordered different items off menu. One said that the Mahi-Mahi Veracruz was delicious, also ordered popeye enchiladas, steak poblano and etc. All very good. Our waiter gave excellent service.

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2 Thank anomous
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The staff was attentive, the food was fast, as ordered and very good at a great price. The establishment filled very quickly, yet nothing about our lunch slowed down. A definite will return for more.

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1 Thank Marcheta L
Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Frequently recommended by locals. Always a great meal, fresh ingredients and stellar service. Extensive menu.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fresh, authentic Mexican food at an affordable price. Best Mexican restaurant I've tried. Staff is friendly & helpful!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 Freeland DR Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-636-5300
Description
El Patron Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated business, we strive to make your visit with us very personable and pleasant we use fresh ingredients and top quality meats hoping to become one of your favorite places to eat.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?