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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 28144-5176
+1 704-636-5300
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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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1 Thank NCGator1981
Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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1 Thank Sherry G
Salisbury, nc
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Been going there since the day it opened. The food is consistently good and the atmosphere is more fun and not stuffy. The food is always fresh and the drink menu is fantastic as well. I recommend the organic margarita as it is quite delish.

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1 Thank mustayne
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with friends and it was very enjoyable. Food was delicious. Staff was friendly and service was great.

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1 Thank Judi Z
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Favorite Mexican food in Salisbury. Lots of seating. The LaBama margarita is fantastic! My favorite is the ACP dish.

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Thank Heather A
Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here Friday night, and I realized that l'd forgotten how good the food is. More choices for sides than any Mexican restaurant I know of (including plantains, not found around here except at Cuban restaurants). My seafood enchiladas were of very generous size (had half to take home for another meal), plantains and black beans, as well as... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The food is always great especially the guacamole made right at your table. This restaurant also has the best service and is managed at a first class level.

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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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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 28144-5176
  • 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?