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El Patio Restaurant

548 W Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4040
+1 361-552-6316
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
28 May 2017
“4 Stars for Homemade Flavor”
2 Aug 2017
“Favorite Mexican restaurant ”
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
548 W Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4040
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Everything is really good here, and portions are plentiful. The salsa is great, and everyone is really friendly.

Thank powderpuff1812
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This was the first time in about 20 yrs that we've eaten here again. Yes, the building does seem to need some updating. The atmosphere isn't fancy at all, but you get the Tex-Mex small cafe vibe while there. It doesn't compare to some of...More

Thank MJMagestic
Reviewed 9 April 2017

they just dont care. Cheap food too. How the locals eat here... amazes me. Guess that tells you about the people in this town.

Thank appetizers17
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I used to come here since the early 80's when It was basically the only good Mexican place in PL. I recently passed through town and stopped in, and oh my god has this place gone down hill bad! It took forever to get my...More

Thank Ikeamillion
Reviewed 27 June 2016

El Patio is a local favorite, not sure why. The food is bland, bland, bland. Even their breakfast is bland. The salsa is like colored water.

Thank 70jec
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The food is ok just not great Mexican food, no alcohol served so you have to bring your own beer. My order is always wrong, no onions or cilantro means just that.

Thank Phillip K
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Ordered the chicken fried steak. Came with french fries laying in the gravy on top. Of course the fries were soggy in a short amount of time. Would liked to have scraped some of the gravy off the ground meat. The waitress asked, i told...More

Thank TejasBob
Reviewed 16 June 2015

The waitress brought us some complimentary chips and we noticed that some already had some salsa on them as it they were reused.

Thank Allen D
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Food is good, the place is clean. The service isn't bad, but not the best. Ate there twice in the last 10 days. First time the was Sunday morning breakfast, the place was busy, the food fine, along with the service. Next was mid afternoon...More

Thank TejasBob
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I grew up in Port Lavaca and El Patio has always been my go to place to eat Mexican food. It is my weakness.

Thank safaribug
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 W Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4040
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-6316
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