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El Patio Mexican Grill

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$$ - $$$
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3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5974
+1 276-466-8831
11:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just average and the prices were way too high. Family of four $70. That was the most expensive meal I have ever had at a Mexican restaurant. Our waitress was also terrible. She would say she would be back in a second and ten minutes later - no where to be found. It was not busy. It... More 

Thank Jim D
Bristol, Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good but the menu doesn't list everything that is served with the food. I got a taco salad and it came with guacamole on it. yuck! It kind of got on all the salad and ruined it a bit for me. The service is very good and the salsa is also.

Thank Conz64
Bristol, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and excellent service. I been in this restaurant numerous times with the same results excellent food and service. If you like Mexican you will like this place.

Thank VirginiaTraveler09
Bristol, Virginia
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The salsa and cheese dip is the best in Bristol. They have super fast service and the food is always great. The food is always hot and fresh. They're always busy during lunch and dinner but the wait time is never more than 15 minutes.

Thank BristolTraveler15
Bristol, Virginia
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Chef and I took our team for lunch. Excellent service with a smile. Definately best Mexican joint in town!

Thank JJGranados
Bristol, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

El Patio is a 10 out of 5 stars! The very best. I get the chimichanga & while we are waiting they serve you homemade chips & salsa. If you want quick fast food to pacify you - go to Taco Bell across the street. If you want fabulous authentic Mexican food with a wonderful staff - go to El... More 

Thank Diane S
Danville, Virginia, United States
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered a cheese quesadilla and the special dinner to share. Everything was very tasty. I would have preferred fresh salsa instead of canned tomatoes that are used, but it was still good.

Thank Katharine R
Bristol, VA
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113 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

My wife and I ate here again yesterday for the first time in several months and were relieved to find that the food and service and cleanliness were all excellent, just as they were on previous visits. We started with white queso dip and freshly fried chips, great, and then I got the Enchilada Suprema--yum, four enchiladas, one each with... More 

Thank giorgio11
Abingdon, Virginia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great tasty Authentic Mexican food, large portions, hot and fresh meal, cold beer and friendly staff...highly recommend. Enjoy!!

Thank Amanda H
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113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is in a local strip mall. Nice restaurant but it could use a little tlc cleaning. Food and service were good but there is an outdoor area that could be a neat dining space. Needs some updating.

1 Thank Glenn J

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3124 Lee Hwy, Ste 4, Bristol, VA 24202-5974
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 276-466-8831

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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?