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El Jardin

1119 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
+1 209-825-8552
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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1119 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
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Reviewed 1 week ago

they cook with lard...so if you are vegetarian, not sure if they have other options for you. Had garlic shrimp swimming in butter, good but rich. Huge portions. Fresh chips n salsa.

Thank Gabisan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating here for nearly 10 years. This is by far one of our favorite Mexican joints. Unfortunately, they seem to be going through a rough patch, and I write this review after THREE consecutive poor experiences. It seems as if staffing is...More

Thank csbuck17
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Its a good spot for drinks and/or dinner. Food is good, service is good. Chicken Mole is very good, everything else is just like the other Mexican Restaurant.

Thank Leonard V
Reviewed 17 February 2018

All of the employees, wait staff, the owner Chris, Lisa, the manager, Brandon the bartender are super nice. This food reminds me of my Mother's cooking! Presentation is always superior!

Thank Karmen H
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent I had to fish tacos they were not deep-fried it was fresh fish and tasted like it was just of the ocean with lots of sliced avocado the rice and beans were a great complement to the fish tacos today and...More

Thank Junell M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Nice place, nice people and busy, but I still think the food is just okay. They have a tendency to over sauce, over cheese everything they serve. The wait to be seated, take your order and be served is way to long. This is every...More

Thank subssg
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I stopped in on the way home to pick up dinner for my wife and I. The to-go server was prompt, courteous and offered me chips and salsa while I waited. The service was quick and I was on my way. Our enchiladas and burrito...More

Thank janrick2016
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Almost everything at this restaurant is delicious. I can highly recommend the chili verde. Quite possibly the best green sauce I've ever had.

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best burritos around, home made chips and salsa, in the hotness you like. Waitresses very attentive and check on your experience often.

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Can you say FLOUR TORTILLA CHIPS!! It was like magic in my mouth!! The food is delicious and I seriously crave that stuff!! El Jardin, you're the reason I'm on a diet!! But I'll love you forever!!

Thank Anastasia S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manteca
  • Phone Number: +1 209-825-8552
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