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El Patron Mexican Grille & Cantina

1170 Apalachee Pkwy, Between Marriott Dr and SR-265, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4542
+1 850-656-7264
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
2 weeks ago
“Near to our hotel.....”
22 Jan 2018
“Just another Mexican Restaurant”
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
1170 Apalachee Pkwy, Between Marriott Dr and SR-265, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4542
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Right off the bat, I'd like to point out that the location of this restaurant makes it a bit of a challenge to find. It's actually on a service road off the Apalachee Pkwy. Even with the help of a GPS we had to go...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Last week, I'd have given El Patron a well-deserved 4-star (and if they'd allow half-points, a 4.5). My wife and I have been going to this place pretty much every Friday ever since they opened their doors. We loved it when they were a quiet...More

3  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner while in town. Food was good, nice atmosphere.,what I found funny was that they had reggaeton for music instead of Mexican music....

Thank Manny B
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Very fast service. Great waitress ... I think her name was Shelly. Food was tasty ... lots of meat and sour cream which I love. Iced tea since I was working. Big glass, so I didn't even need a refill. This is a redo of...More

1  Thank Taylorcat2us
Reviewed 4 September 2015

we visited this place on our last night in Tallahassee and did we luck out. The waitress was very helpful with suggestions. She explained the 2 for 1 margaritas which were good but could of used an extra bit for tequila for my liking anyways....More

1  Thank yridem
Reviewed 14 April 2015

I absolutely loved the food here. The quesadilla and tacos are exceptional. I wasn't fond of their drinks. The Margaritas tasted really weird. Didn't expect this from a mexican restaurant. However, i would love to go back to get some more food and may be...More

Thank Puja U
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Great menu, food was tasty, happy hour all day everyday. Staff was very friendly. Margaritas were so good! So glad our hotel recommend El Pastor. Will come back next time we come to visit.

Thank kelmariek
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I keep looking for a truly good Mexican restaurant in Tallahassee and, while the menus may look a little different, the food is generally all the same where they feature canned refried beans in various burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, and tacos. At El Patron I ordered...More

1  Thank 54Mercury
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We love Mexican food, but this was mediocre. The chips and salsa were very good. Waiter didn't seem like he wanted to be there. Just went through the motions.

Thank Softball_Mom_1979
Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

Some of our friends have an FSU game tradition by coming here the Friday night before a home game, which led us to this great new spot. I know finding a great authentic Mexican restaurant can be rather difficult so we will make this extremely...More

2  Thank ErinLee13
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28 August 2017|
Response from astar2323 | Reviewed this property |
Slow service, food wasn't great, waiter wasn't busy and kept disappearing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Apalachee Pkwy, Between Marriott Dr and SR-265, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4542
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-656-7264
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