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“Very good food, with pleasant courtyard”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Jardin

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El Jardin
Ranked #105 of 179 Restaurants in Turlock
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Modesto, Calif.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Very good food, with pleasant courtyard”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2012

We have taken our last couple of out-of-town guests here. Very nice Mexican fare, with such a pleasant homey courtyard with hanging stringed lights. I think the salsa was a little spicy.

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English first
Turlock, California
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“Not authentic food and not worth the price”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2011

I went today and they have a white board outside with different foods and I thought it meant it was the special for the day. I even double check with the person that sat us and she said if it is outside it is a special. We got the spinach enchiladas and they were no good. They were covered in burnt cheese. The plate was almost $14. For two persons it was almost $30 with no drinks. For that same amount of money you can go somewhere else and have a more decent meal.

  • Visited June 2011
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service. Never...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2010

Excellent food and service. Never disappoints!

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Central Valley, CA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent food and atmosphere!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2010

We have resided in Turlock for approximately 25 years and have concluded that the only Mexican restaurant worth the money, and is as authentic, fresh, and worth eating in our little town is El Jardin's (known as The Garden). Their fajitas are scrumptious and a serving for one will feed 2+ just get an extra order of tortillas. Seriously, if you want authentic food and salsa served to you in an outdoor setting (or indoors if you prefer air conditioning) then El Jardin's is the best in Turlock. Enjoy and savor the food. It's worth the wait.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“For authentic Mexican food, great service and a cozy, homey atmosphere - El Jardin is our favorite!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2008

For authentic Mexican food, great service and a cozy, homey atmosphere - El Jardin is our favorite!

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