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El Patron Mexican Grill & Cantina

1030 Freeland Dr Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
+1 704-636-5300
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (14 reviews)
“carnitas” (3 reviews)
“pineapple” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1030 Freeland Dr Ste 105, Salisbury, NC 28144-5175
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has an amazing menu with a variety like you will not see at most Mexican Grills. The atmosphere is very festive and the service was outstanding. I took my grandsons and they loved the salsa's and queso. The food was well presented and...More

1  Thank Bobby G
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Chips and two types of yummy salsa arrived within seconds of us sitting down. The waitress would be super-attentive the rest of the evening. I asked for a margarita. Patron or Cuervo? She recommended Patron. Small, medium or large? I went with small -- and...More

1  Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This was THE WORST food ever!!!!!! Absolutely indescribable and dispicable! I don't know how they stay in business ...... or is all the food in Salisbury this disgraceful?! Not fresh, awful flavor, tough chicken, smelly seafood and margaritas that are mediocre AT BEST. Everything here...More

Thank Joasia H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal at the new outdoor area. Service was just s fast as in the past and enjoyed the electric louvers to keep the hot dun off us.

1  Thank donc128
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

From the start with the chips, salsa, and pico, to the drinks, to the entrees this place is on point. Our favorite go to place in RoCo

1  Thank Joshua V
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday night. It was very busy but we were seated easily. Ordered chili releno and a shrimp dish with avocado creme sauce. Both were delicious. I had a frozen mango margarita which was refreshing and tasty.

1  Thank kklay8181
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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 28144-5175
  • 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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