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El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

1030 Freeland Dr Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5176
+1 704-636-5300
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1030 Freeland Dr Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5176
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visited this restaraunt with family. Very pleased with the food and the service. Impressed by the way they dealt with a “picky” child who was not totally happy with his food or drink ( his fault not theirs). Waitress dealt with the issues with a...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit for lunch in quaint but marvelous restaurant. I always get speedy and courteous service. The food is excellent. The salsa is not too hot but you can ask for the special “house” sauce if you want to spice it up...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My family of 9 visited on a Friday night around 6:30pm and the food not only took forever but came out all wrong and mostly inedible. One steak order was essentially beef jerky. The jumbo shrimp and tiny! The waitress apologized but it was obviously...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I will make this quick, this place was fantastic when it first opened and was good for a good year and a half, then the cook left, guess they didn’t want to pay him what he was worth. Who knows, you may like it.

Thank procrafter
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Shrimp Tacos are very good! Not too spicy! There serve pico and salsa with the chips. The pico was very fresh and delicious!

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

So serious the freshest, we'll seasoned food ever. I love Mexican food and always try to look for any establishment when traveling. I stumbled across this restaurant and I must say hands down I've NEVER had any better food than here. Not only is the...More

Thank Clay1172
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My wife and I enjoy going to El Patron. We enjoy their food but REALLY enjoy their margaritas! It is a fun place to go for a night out to get a drink.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

El Patron in Salisbury is NOT what you are used to. Sure, there are a lot of good Mexican restaurants in the area,but this place is a cut above all the rest. The food is freshly prepared and not left under heat lamps until served....More

Thank N4357CQjamesc
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Please do not listen to any bad reviews. I have never ever had bad food..bad service..bad anything.. My friends and family love Patrons..OMG...go go go..now I have to go get me some take out..i am hungry

Thank Marcy S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We, my date and I were a few minutes late because the parking lot was full for our 6:00 PM reservations on a Friday night. When we arrived we were seated immediately, our waitress was very friendly and was glad to help us decide our...More

Thank Fred5528115
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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