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El Patron

$$ - $$$Mexican,
2010 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2493
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
2010 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2493
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I like this place a lot. Their chips and salsa are first class, and there's rarely a wait. The food is good from the regular tacos, burritos and enchiladas to specialty dishes like several shrimp choices. If you're having a bad day, I guarantee one...More

Thank barbara s
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Large group lunch. Food was very good and our waiter was great. Serving a large group can be a challenge for servers, especially with many separate checks but our guy was very good. We will visit again. Wish they had a separate area to set...More

Thank wunder67
Reviewed 13 November 2017

So my wife and I were headed back to Detroit after a few hours' shopping at the outlet mall west of Howell, and drove back through town looking for a late lunch. Ooh! Mexican! That place looks old, like it's been there forever! Let's stop...More

Thank madmatthew
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Food and margarita was incredible service was quick and efficient. Portions were filling but not enormous.

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

As someone with a handful of allergies I cannot just go to Taco Bell to get Mexican, and was delightfully surprised by the quality and price of the food here. You can get three full sized entrees along with chips and dip for under 20...More

Thank titangilas
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Several Mexican restaurant choices in our area. Second visit and will be our last. Husband's combo came with no sides of any kind had to ask for beans and rice. Fajitas were old, rewarmed and actually burnt, with no seasoning. Beans and rice very poor....More

Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I'd give this place 10 stars if I could! They have the BEST cheese sauce in every dish I've ordered. They mix cheese into the rice and cheese into the fajitas and wow it's amazing! Makes me want to go back right now! The margaritas...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

All the food is great I think it is one of the better Mexican restaurants around in Howell. the fried banana is great for desert, it is good for sharing with your partner.

Thank W4127UGgaryb
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My husband loves this place, so we go here often for him. The staff is friendly, and incredibly quick. The drinks are good, and the menu/food is pretty average for a Mexican Restaurant in Michigan. If they could add a dish with Mole sauce, I'd...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Although this COULD be a good little restaurant... sadly it isn't IMHO. We had to wait for service because the staff were engrossed in conversation with each other and couldn't take the time to take our beverage order. We felt like we were inconveniencing them...More

Thank 450suey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2493
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Howell
  • Phone Number: 517-552-7448
GREATEST MEXICAN RESTURANT in the Howell, MI AREA. My wife go there 3 or 4 times a month. Best Burrito's in town and the best Taco Fajita's Salad anywhere. 32oz Mug of Bud-Lite for $5.00.
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