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409 E Olive Ave, Turlock, CA 95380-4010
+1 209-632-0932
11:00 - 20:00
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Turlock, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

quite the place you can eat outdoors or in the restaurant itself quaint and kid friendly very busy plsce

Thank cancer745
White Salmon, Washington
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318 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wow, it has been a few years since I had visited El Jardin. They expanded and what a great change! I had not come back due to the tiny seating areas and the long waits. Now we could be seated quickly with a party of 6 and served timely. This improvement rockets El Jardin back up the charts to my... More 

Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Went here for valentine day .totally enjoyed myself there is dining outside nice atmosphere an the chicken mole is awesome out of this world they also have a alcho drinks

Thank krysheila99
Turlock, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The food is okay, it has gone downhill recently. I don't know what exactly has changed, but this place is becoming a dive. It was once a "fine dining" joint, but my lastest visit made me wonder what happened. We were seated inside and were left to look at the menu for 10 minutes before we were asked for our... More 

Thank Tunacan32
Spring, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a truly awful experience last night and I am trying to find out who I can contact. Tried to get it resolved last night, but when I asked for a manager the same person that was providing poor service presented himself as manager. Service extremely slow, food cold. 6 of us got dishes brought out individually over 20... More 

Thank hydrolyx
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Turlock, and a friend of mine suggested this little place for us to eat lunch. I just loved the atmosphere. The restaurant is in an old little home in downtown Turlock. The service was excellent and the chile Rellenos were superb! I will definitely be back:)

Thank Chuck-Jeannie T
Ripon, California
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

The KTL Charter School chose El Jardin for their Staff Lunch Party. We were impressed not only with the delicious food but also the generous portions. This is definitely a place we will use again!

Thank AnnetteSteele
turlock, california
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236 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

The food at El Jardin is pretty good and the patio dining is nice on cooler nights. But we opted to use their catering service for a non-profit fundraising dinner. It didn't go right from the start and I truly was amazed the food even arrived at the event. Nothing was ever written down. My estimates were changed, the discount... More 

Thank candydawn
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

We went to El Jardin and everyone at our table had a great meal. Service was great. We dined on the porch and had a wonderful time. This is on the plan to return to list.

Thank Charles S
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

El Jardin has been a regular staple in the community for decades. While ownership has changed the quality of food has not! Love sitting on their patio with friends for a leisure lunch or dinner! Their food is our absolute favorite in Turlock!

Thank Carla T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 E Olive Ave, Turlock, CA 95380-4010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Turlock
  • Phone Number: +1 209-632-0932

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