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950 North Main Street, Cornelia, GA 30531
+1 706-778-5564
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Orange City, Florida
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308 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here after searching for a Mexican restaurant in Cornelia. We LOVED this place! We wish we lived closer so we could return often! This place has authentic Mexican food! The free chips and salsa were addicting! I loved the salsa! I ordered a shrimp taco salad. It was very large! There were over 7 shrimp... More 

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Thank Ginas418
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a cut above the rest of the Mexican food places I've ate at around here. The salsa is killer and the margaritas are great. The food is always fresh and hot and they seem to bend over backwards to please you.

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Thank Terry W
Cleveland, Georgia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Second time eating here and the food and service were just absolutely superb. Had a good watchful waiter and didn't really have to ask for anything. Huge dinner portions with a fresh taste to the salsa and other sides.

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Thank Hammerhead1266
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a different Mexican restaurant than what I've tried before in Cornelia -found it , of course with the help of TripAdvisor ( who has never led us wrong but once). Food and margaritas were great! Will be back!

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Thank Rkymth1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Have eaten there once an will definately go many more times. Had Carnitas dinner & Peach Margarita YUMMM--EE

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Thank Mike W
Demorest GA
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I had tamales at my recent visit. They were great as all the food I have had at El Patron. The service is fast and friendly. Good size portions.

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1 Thank CharGA
Gainesville, Georgia
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

For a lunch break this place is great. Fast friendly service and I love their fajitas. Servings are large so don't over-order. Salsa is not spicy so its good for kids as well.

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Thank karenhN442TL
Knoxville, Tennessee
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We stopped here to eat some Mexican food. Big mistake. The salsa was tomato sauce with some onions etc in it. Tasted just like tomato sauce, beans were watered down. Over all food was tasteless and cheap tasting

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Thank silverfoxrambler
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This restaurant is a local favorite for the locals here in Cornelia. The food is good and service is usually good--there was only one time we sat for a long time (over 20 minutes) to have our order taken. It was very bad that night, but they did not charge us for our food. The restaurant is clean and does... More 

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Thank Roxanne E
Cornelia, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Got a table very quick. We had a friendly server who got our drinks quick. We had a large table of people. We waited two hours for our food. When our food arrived everyone at the table had cold food. We asked for the manager and the cook stated he was the manger where he rudely asked what was wrong... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 North Main Street, Cornelia, GA 30531
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cornelia
  • Phone Number: +1 706-778-5564

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?