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El Pato

77 Sunshine Strip & East Taylor, Harlingen, TX
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Fast food
77 Sunshine Strip & East Taylor, Harlingen, TX
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

I eat here a couple times a month. Good specials and I like the condiment bar. Inexpensive, fast and the food is decent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 284dalew
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This place used to be my favorite place to eat as a child all through college. My taste has changed perhaps because I’m not a fan of their bean and cheese tacos anymore due to the over stuffing of dried out beans. Most recently, the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank adamg593
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This popular chain in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas provides affordable and flavorful Mexican food. The tortillas are made on site and are fluffy and delicious. My breakfast tacos were good and they stuffed them well! If you want fast, fresh and tasty, this...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Pocholoboy
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This Sunday evening, we went through the drive through and ordered a beef Botana with grilled onions and jalapeño. We waited for over 20 minutes before it was brought to the car. After checking the meal, the jalapeños and sides of charro beans ordered were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jana C
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The drive thru line and wait are ridiculously long and the parking lot is not made for it. Go inside, much faster, great atmosphere. The food is absolutely delicious. A family favorite!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Luna G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I had fast service thru the drive-thru and the breakfast tacos are delicious!!!!! Great if you have errands to do and need to get in a quick bite to eat and delicious too!!!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank 111audreyf
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I went with the Guisada pato. I had one chicken with avocado and one beef with cheese, as recommended by the cashier. I was not disappointed! A nice blend of flavors, requiring no extra flavors from salsa. The chip and salsa bar are self serve,...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ChuckLoonz
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Recently drove through here after a five-year absence from Harlingen - picked up a variety of breakfast tacos, and was not disappointed. Everything was exactly as it always has been - yummy. Very comforting to find they are still cranking out fresh-made food. It's always...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Kay W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

After a day of shopping I wanted quick Mexican food. My sister said forget the drive-thru because they take too long, so I went in. Even then, it took over 15 minutes for 2 tacos!! Thank God the food was worth the wait!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Tex2Syd
Reviewed 8 July 2016

It's been around 20 years since I have lived and worked in Harlingen. But, when I did, I used to pop in through the drive-through at El Pato for a breakfast taco every weekday on my way to work. They still have the thin flour...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank dahleeng
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 77 Sunshine Strip & East Taylor, Harlingen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
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