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“Some of the best authentic Mexican in Oakland County”
Review of El Patron

El Patron
Ranked #7 of 86 Restaurants in Pontiac
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Warm fresh corn chips. Amazing picante. Friendly service. That's just the start.

Order at the counter, and they bring it to you at your table. If you aren't familiar with the menu, you may feel a little rushed.

I got the three taco lunch combo. Refried beans were delicious and not too salty as they can be in most places. Rice was a little bland, but nothing some Tapatio sauce couldn't cure.

The tacos were stuffed full of cheese, meat, lettuce and cilantro. All very tasty.

Less than $10 including a real Mexican Coke!

First time here. Won't be the last!

Thank eporter0006
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Mexican food in Detroit doesn't make me expect a lot (I'm southern CA born), however this place isn't bad, nor is it terrific. You won't get home made tortillas, but you will get a good attempt at Mexican food and a decent margarita. Service was just ok as well. A perfect 3 stars.

Thank Lori B
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is just a small place where you order food at a window then they bring to your seat. Have a little bar with about 10 salsas too. Great authentic food and really nice people

Thank Kristie Y
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is some of the best food I've had in Michigan. The extra hot green salsa is excellent!!! Friendly staff, good menu, fast service. HIGHLY recommended!

Thank Skül C
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you are looking for authentic Mexican food in a clean restaurant with an amazing salsa bar... look no further! El Patron has it all. I struggle with what to get every time I go there with my friends and family as I always have had excellent food, be it tasty burritos or the best tacos in Oakland County you can't go wrong.

The restaurant is very casual. A simple and clean dining room, and a counter to order at, a salsa bar, and clean bathrooms! Step up to the counter, choose from the menu on the wall, pay and await your food to be brought to your table. While you are waiting get some chips and try out the complementary salsa bar!

I highly recommend getting a bunch of tacos (try a variety of the meats) so you can taste the difference, or get a burrito with cheese on top!

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