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El Patron Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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186 Station Dr, Anderson, SC 29621-1173
+1 864-332-0081
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Townville
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

El Patron Mexican Restaurant is my favorite Mexican Restuarant in the Anderson Area-- The food is always prepared the same way each time i go there! Fresh food all the time! Great service and very clean atmosphere!

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Thank 965bennyw
Anderson, South Carolina
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is the Best Mexican Restaurant in Anderson. Hands Down! This is located at Anderson Station. Some nights the bar has Karaoke. The best salsa bar around. Fresh and clean.

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Thank BenPhillipsJr
Anderson, South Carolina
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Its been a couple of years since I had been here, and finally returned at my wife's request. We each got fajitas and they were delicious! Hot and sizzling, the meat was tender, with plenty of veggies. Good service, they now offer bean dip and a salsa bar, like most places are going with now. All in all, I would... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We were in the area when my wife and I decided to stop by for lunch. I had the Taco Loco and she had the Tostatas Tapatia. The Taco Loco had a wonderfully flaky shell. Very good. We had the Guacamole Dip as an appetizer. (Not to be confused with the table-side guacamole.) The dip was terrific and we both... More 

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Thank Alanmax50
Anderson, South Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great Mexican, Fast service and Good salsa/chips. Menu is very inclusive, and priced right. Always get "Texas" Margaritas, they are not as sour. You pay a little more but well worth it. BIG note, you can use your "Anderson Independent Mail" 10 % discount and it includes alcohol.

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Thank sheck327
Alpharetta, Georgia
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

On way to virginia and pleasantly surprised at this stop. Small but awesome salsa bar. Awesome burrito topped with queso and quacamole. Everything tastes great!

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Thank dinanm3atl
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Felt like the server wanted us to eat and leave he was rushing everything so we felt rushed. Food was not seasoned well at all I had chicken steak and shrimp fajitas and it was horrible. Will not be returning!

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Thank Brandon P
Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Best Mexican food in Anderson, I love Sangria Margarita and Blackened Tilapia. Is not a typical mexican restaurant, you can see the difference in quality food and atmosphere.

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Thank Jesus S
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Used to be much better. Service is above average. Prices are fair for the quality of food. In the past I've noticed a lot of Flys flying around. Not sure why. To me that exudes a dirty restaurant. Last time I visited there were no Flys. I'll stick with making homemade enchiladas and tacos from now on.

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Thank yaacovlev7
Charleston, South Carolina
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155 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

We went for lunch and everything was as average as can be. Not to say that's a bad thing, people expect cheap and quick Mexicanish food in these restaurants is about all the same. Go into almost any of these types of restaurants and you'll find the same lunch items, same dinner items, and a couple specials that are either... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Station Dr, Anderson, SC 29621-1173
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 864-332-0081

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