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El Patron Mexican Restaurant

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799 Rogue River Hwy, Grants Pass, OR 97527
+1 541-476-4544
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We find that El Patron has the best, consistent quality Mexican cuisine in the Valley. The tortilla soup is delicious and authentic, comforting during the winter months. In the summer we savor the fresh shrimp cocktail along with a margarita. It is a comfortable unpretentious place to dine, the staff is very welcoming- especially Enrique. Take out is consistently fast,... More 

1 Thank Joan G
Grants Pass, Oregon
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We live blocks away, so this is one of our regulars. The staff is wonderful, always happy, accommodating, ready for any request. Our food is consistently good and always served fast. Especially love the chorizo tacos and their shrimp cocktail has a unique flavor especially good on a hot summer day. A "can't go wrong" restaurant!

Thank sally n
Grants Pass, Oregon
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food at El Patron is very good and very fast getting your food to after you have ordered it. The entire menu is limited but on the menu is very very good. I think the restaurant is ran by the owner and this is why to food arrive very quick.

Thank MarionT84
Rogue River, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Wow! Looking for great Mexican food in the Rogue valley and (thankfully) stumbled on El Patron. The Enchilada's de Cameron (Shrimp Enchilada's) blow away any I've had - even in Los Angeles where there is an abundance of great Mex food. The Tortilla Soup has great flavor and chunks of Avocado. El Patron also does the Mexican staple foods of... More 

Thank wickedwisdom
Grants Pass, Oregon
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is where the locals eat when they want good Mexican food, at a reasonable price. Service is quick and real friendly. Don't be put off by the unassuming appearance, it's good and I have eaten for years.

Thank Allan C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent Mexican food and friendly personal service. Owners are great people. We have been going there for years. Still the best in town

1 Thank Ronald H
Grants Pass, Oregon
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband & I eat here all the time. It's close to our home. They have a very good menu selection, they are pretty quick and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Rita O
Grants Pass, Oregon
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

El Patron has the best Mexican food in Grants Pass in my opinion. There are other more popular places but they are more expensive and the food is not as good. El Patron has a great menu, very good food, good prices and great service.

Thank prnski
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Decided to go off the main streets and investigate a smaller Mexican restaurant. El Patron is a no frills eatery with very good authentic food at a very reasonable price. Booths and tables are right out of the fifties but very clean. We ate chili relleno and a enchilada suiza. Both were very good. It didn't look like they had... More 

Thank Donald B
Linden, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The food was delicious, very authentic and flavorful. The service was great too, really fast getting chips and salsa and when we ordered guacamole it came in just minutes. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of 5 was the atmosphere. It was pleasant, just not cozy or intimate. I think it may have been a fast food... More 

Thank Patty B

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Rogue River Hwy, Grants Pass, OR 97527
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Grants Pass
  • Phone Number: +1 541-476-4544

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