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El Patio de Old Town

2611 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2729
+1 619-260-8389
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2611 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2729
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was SO slow. I personally waited for the restroom for 25 minutes. Yes, I timed it. By the time I got back from the restroom, water had just been served to the table. We asked over four times to place an order before...More

Thank Jackie Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While walking around Old Town we decided to try El Patio for the first time. Our daughter had the shredded beef enchiladas & we split a shredded beef chimichanga, both plates came with rice & beans. The shredded beef was outstanding & had amazing flavor,...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch on the patio was very nice. We had the special of the day consisting of chicken or shredded beef enchiladas with rice and beans. Great value!! We also tried the chicken quesadilla that was also very delicious.

Thank B C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

El Pation de Old Town is a nice spot for a meal and/or a drink and to get a taste of traditional area cuisine.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Sit on the patio and watch the world go by. Good mexican food and cold beer and margaritas make this a sunny day must see.

Thank jwyblf
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We consistently have authentic delicious mexican food here. The waitstaff are efficient a day the ambiance is very quaint. It's true dining el fresco. On Sunday night they had these wonderful mariachi singers who were fantastic. This is truly a gem of a restaurant tucked...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We. Had the best Mexican food here. The thick salsa was excellent, the choke rellenos were really stuffed with cheese He entertainer had a beautiful voice that was very pleasant. By far the best. We tried three and this us tops.

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were in Old Town looking for a place which is pet friendly. This place met our needs and we had lunch there. The service was quick and friendly. I orderd a soup and my wife ha the chicken quesadilla from the Appie part of...More

Thank PeachlandCalculator
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We are locals and went for a stroll and found this little gem . Breakfast buffets on sundays are magically beautiful. live singingi mariachi and delicious authentic mexican dishes. However the only bad thing that happened is that my husband got a hair in his...More

Thank Marisol G
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Always consistently good food and professional service. More of a Cal/Mex cuisine but very tasty and reasonably priced with generous portions. The table setting is comfortable, colorful and very "old town" San Diego charm! And great Margarita's! We have eaten here many times over the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-260-8389
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