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El Patron

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950 N Main St, Cornelia, GA 30531-2326
+1 706-778-5564
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cornelia, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually, we eat here constantly; we meet our friends here. It is a nice BIG place with different sections. I order something different each visit and it is always tasty. It has a wonderful light mood atmosphere with lots of "happy" on the menu.

Thank Saralyn D
Cleveland, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Patron is true authentic Mexican cuisine. My family and I sat in the new outdoor patio that is gorgeous with very nice tables and ceiling fans. Wonderful food and service. Very attentive staff and friendly atmosphere. The owner is extremely caring and honestly cares about his customers. If you ever have problems there, always ask to speak with Robert... More 

Thank OwenWilliams87
Fernandina Beach FL
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196 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stopped here on a Monday for lunch on our way back from the north GA mountains on a recommendation by a friend. Arrived about 1:00 and were quickly seated and server asked about beverages and brought them and chips/salsa immediately. I estimate the large restaurant was less than 25% full, but then it was the Monday after the Super... More 

Thank dlwinger
Demorest, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Okay, so I know that a Saturday night is a super busy time, however it doesn't take over an hour to make 3 salads!! Seriously. Three taco salads was all we ordered. The waiter was inattentive and did not get our order right initially. When we asked management if he was new, they replied "There's no one new here. It's... More 

Thank jloudergirl
Orange City, Florida
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308 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here after searching for a Mexican restaurant in Cornelia. We LOVED this place! We wish we lived closer so we could return often! This place has authentic Mexican food! The free chips and salsa were addicting! I loved the salsa! I ordered a shrimp taco salad. It was very large! There were over 7 shrimp... More 

Thank Ginas418
Level Contributor
46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a cut above the rest of the Mexican food places I've ate at around here. The salsa is killer and the margaritas are great. The food is always fresh and hot and they seem to bend over backwards to please you.

Thank Terry W
Cleveland, Georgia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Second time eating here and the food and service were just absolutely superb. Had a good watchful waiter and didn't really have to ask for anything. Huge dinner portions with a fresh taste to the salsa and other sides.

Thank Hammerhead1266
Level Contributor
27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a different Mexican restaurant than what I've tried before in Cornelia -found it , of course with the help of TripAdvisor ( who has never led us wrong but once). Food and margaritas were great! Will be back!

Thank Rkymth1
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Have eaten there once an will definately go many more times. Had Carnitas dinner & Peach Margarita YUMMM--EE

Thank Mike W
Demorest GA
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I had tamales at my recent visit. They were great as all the food I have had at El Patron. The service is fast and friendly. Good size portions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 N Main St, Cornelia, GA 30531-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cornelia
  • Phone Number: +1 706-778-5564

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?