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El Patio de Old Town

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin
2611 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2729
+1 619-260-8389
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“chicken soup” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
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2611 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2729
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed really good carnitas "al fresco" at El Patio in Old Town. The portion was very large; could have split the dinner! Went with another couple and all of our plates were huge; there were fajitas, quesadillas and "three amigos", beef, chicken and pork flour...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A mango margarita and a Burrito Especial is a great combination if you want a suggestion for dinner at El Patio. The margarita was very refreshing with just enough mango to keep it from being too sweet. I ordered my burrito with chicken and I...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The food was good! A little hot for the middle of the day since it's outdoors, but shaded. Fun live music

Thank Jaimie N
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The fajitas were very good and we had a great time on the terrace. The service was fast and the waitress was nice. This restaurant is great value for money.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped for the lunch special while exploring Old Town with guests. Tender steak tacos. Authentic salsas. The fajitas came out sizzling. The patio seating catches a breeze on a warm day. Pleasant Mexican meal. There was a guitarist crooning Mexican and English songs on Thursday.

Thank mvm19922002
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This place was SO slow. I personally waited for the restroom for 25 minutes. Yes, I timed it. By the time I got back from the restroom, water had just been served to the table. We asked over four times to place an order before...More

Thank Jackie Y
Reviewed 2 June 2017

While walking around Old Town we decided to try El Patio for the first time. Our daughter had the shredded beef enchiladas & we split a shredded beef chimichanga, both plates came with rice & beans. The shredded beef was outstanding & had amazing flavor,...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch on the patio was very nice. We had the special of the day consisting of chicken or shredded beef enchiladas with rice and beans. Great value!! We also tried the chicken quesadilla that was also very delicious.

Thank B C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

El Pation de Old Town is a nice spot for a meal and/or a drink and to get a taste of traditional area cuisine.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Sit on the patio and watch the world go by. Good mexican food and cold beer and margaritas make this a sunny day must see.

Thank jwyblf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-260-8389
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