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El Patio

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Independencia 186 | Colonia Centro, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico (Contreras Medellin & Morelos)
+52 33 3635 1108
08:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food it's normal, it's ok for Tourist, the service it's good, the price it's a bit expensive, the mariachi it's good! If you want something authentic the Parian it's good option, and if you are looking better food the casa fuerte it's the option!

Thank Mao_hernandez
Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time at El Patio in a long time. We ordered the molcajete de panela as an appetizer and the stuffed chicken entree with Cream cheese wrapped in bacon. The food was good but my chicken was steamed a little too long. Roberto Muro, our server, was perfectly attentive and perceptive. He made the experience so we will return.

Thank wbilinski
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is only worth it for the mariachi show, which starts at 3pm. The problem is the food because is just bad. So go there and get something basic to eat and drink while you enjoy the show.

Thank Jorge V
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131 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clients brought me here for lunch. Large patio with a beautiful flower-adorned waterfall in the centre of an open courtyard. The place is on the main street in Old Guadalajara, which is a really interesting place to walk around. Lots of atmosphere with an all-female mariachi band playing great music for us tourists. Food was traditional Mexican and the pork... More 

Thank Jirvbon
Valley, Alabama
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time. Had a special table so we could watch the mariachi band and flamingo dancers. It was my birthday and they really went all out. The food was very good and the drinks were great.

Thank Triangle1
Modesto Ca
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our friend took us here and we sure are glad he did! There was a whole variety of traditional foods offered. From made to order eggs to quesadillas to all other kinds of food. Very reasonably priced and helpful staff made this stop well worth it. Job well done.

Thank Arnoldo S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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339 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food looked very good but we had just eaten when we heard the Mariachi band--all women! So we went in and had some coffee. They were gracious and served us even though most patrons were there for lunch. A real treat.

Thank Susan S
Boquete, Panama
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice this month. El Patio offered a New Year's Day afternoon Lunch Buffet as well as their regular morning breakfast buffet. Each buffet had a wide selection from which to choose. Enjoyed the patio setting, service and food. It would be even a better value for meat eaters.

Thank Diane_Garmo
silicon valley ca
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Good food at reasonable prices, huge selection, excellent service, and lady mariachis every day between 3 - 4 pm. Eat lunch late and enjoy!

Thank deb666
Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The was our second place went in the day for lunch and it was awesome. It is one of the top 5 places in Tlaquepaque, should be in the top 2. Great service! Great food and they made our family feel welcome. I can't wait to come again while we visit friends and family. We really enjoyed the Mexican plate... More 

Thank expomart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Mexican, Latin, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Independencia 186 | Colonia Centro, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
    (Contreras Medellin & Morelos)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Tlaquepaque
  • Phone Number: +52 33 3635 1108
El Patio is a restaurant/bar located in the heart of Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. We await you with a mariachi band, live music and out traditional Mexican cuisine. You can enjoy all of this in a fresh and natural ambiance within the walls and garden of a 19th century house.

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