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El Patio Restaurant

4351 Township Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063-1100
+1 805-527-5054
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
5 days ago
“Simi Valley Institution”
3 Aug 2016
“Nice Patio, Okay Food”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
4351 Township Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063-1100
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been eating at El Patio since the late 1980s. Last night at dinner, we were commenting on this being one of the places that stood the test of time in the fleeting restaurant environment of Simi Valley. The Patio, like on most visits, was...More

Thank artdob
Reviewed 4 August 2016

El Patio has two locations in Simi Valley and both locations have....you guessed it, a patio area to dine and drink. The food is not especially notable, just straight down the middle Americanized Mexican restaurant food. The margaritas are very good and the atmosphere on...More

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Great authentic food. Nothing fancy ... very satisfying. The food is great ... biggest negative is the hit or miss quality of the service. During one recent visit, we had to get up and track down the server ... twice. Still recommend you give it...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I meet up with friends frequently at the El Patio restaurant on Township. We sit on the patio at night. Sometimes the patio heaters work, sometimes they don't. It's a busy patio. The servers are friendly, the margaritas are exceptional and the beer served in...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great Service, good food and drinks & wonderful atmosphere out on the patio ! very reasonable prices, good variety of entrees.......the Bajia fish is delicious! Good Sunday brunch also. Going here many years.

Thank DianeLisaM
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Went on a Monday evening and sat on the "patio". The services and food were excellent. Had the Chile Colorado and it was the best I've had in a very long time, can't wait to go back again.

2  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 20 January 2015

"El Patio" ON TOWNSHIP....So named because in addition to "some" inside seating, they offer a nice outdoor patio for dining. We go often for appetizers and lunch buffet...and even though The food is just Okay, not good or great; You won't leave here saying to...More

Thank Ana N
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Best authentic Mexican food. Incredible value. Family own and run. Fabulous service but be prepared for a wait on Friday night because this place is HOPPIN'. Patio bar area is the summer spot. Great margaritas by the pitcher, endless homemade chips and salsa. Everything is...More

Thank Kath P
Reviewed 7 March 2014

El Patio on Township was the original. There is another at Tapo and Los Angeles, also in Simi Valley, CA. Same family ownership. The food is truly Mexican and not what I call "Plastic." I have eaten there for years and had an anniversary party...More

2  Thank sacmabSimiValley
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This is another Simi favorite of mine, I have gone here for years. The restaurant patio has recently been remodeled as well as a full service bar. As for some of the other reviews regarding service, the manager should be informed. The staff is kind...More

1  Thank Camfoodie
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Diane H
7 November 2016|
Response from Barry K | Reviewed this property |
Just called them and they open at 11:00AM. (805) 527-5054
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4351 Township Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063-1100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 805-527-5054
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