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El Jardin

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1119 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
+1 209-825-8552
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch during a long drive. Staff was courteous and friendly. Service was quick. The food good, typical Mexican fare. The facility was clean. Popular place. We would return.

Thank Poxbox61
Stockton, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You know it's a good place as it is always busy. There are other el jardins in neighboring cities but this is the best one (do not advise eating at the one in Twain Harte). They are very accommodating of special requests. I like the super burrito the most. They have a cabbage based salsa dip at the table along... More 

Thank Patty A
Manteca, California
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great place to stop in and enjoy a margarita at the bar or sit and have a nice dinner with family and friends.

Thank funinthesun444
Belleville, Canada
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Fast service, friendly staff and fabulous food -- that was our experience this evening at El Jardin. Warm tortilla chips and salsa were immediately brought to our table. I ordered the veggie fajita and my husband ordered the chimichanga. Both were served with rice and refried beans. Portions were very large; my veggies were cooked perfectly. Highly recommend if you... More 

Thank Mary_London_Canada
Manteca, California
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We always receive the best service and the best food at this restaurant. Love starting off our time together with chips and salsa. The waitresses and waiters will always recommend the best food for the night.

Thank Linda A
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We called in an order for 3 burritos during lunch hour and we picked up at the time they said they would be ready. I had to wait about an extra 10 min but the waitress was very apologetic and kept me update on the order. The food was delicious and I'm definitely bringing family for dinner.

Thank andyprincess
Wiggins, Mississippi
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here three times. The food is excellent. The margaritas are good too. They hand shake each drink individually, not a big container of premade margaritas like many other restaurants I have visited. We have had chicken quesadilla, chicken sope, chicken taco, chicken burrito, and my favorite, the best chili relleno I have ever eaten. This has definitely... More 

Thank 987shaynep
Johnstown, Colorado
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

In town for business, I was getting ready to walk into another restaurant, and there were 2 couples walking out. I asked if the food was any good they stated "it's the best in the area, we drove 30 miles to eat here". They were right, great food. Service staff was super nice. Can't wIt to go back. I hope... More 

Thank Fr0gge17
Manteca, California
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389 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had to wait for dinner. We had about a 30 min wait. They were very busy. WE had good friendly service. The food was VERY salty. I think they need to cut way back on the salt. Chips and salsa were good.

Thank Sally J
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Small but cute restaurant with full bar. A party of seven arrived around 5:30PM on a Thursday. We were seated almost immediately, given chips and salsa and drink orders were taken. Everyone in the party enjoyed their dinner and service was very good. My husband and I are vegetarians so we both ordered a combo of Cheese Enchilada and Chili... More 

Thank Suzi H

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?