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El Patio Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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6444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057-5106
+1 713-780-0410
11:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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139 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited one Friday evening in March with a friend for some male bonding. Several blue margaritas were therefore drunk! The meal was good with me having fajitas. We str in the dark 'grown ups' room which punted s challenge when I munched a chilli thinking it was a steak strip! Tasty good and good margaritas.

Thank Kevin F
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great meal at a reasonable price. Very Authentic Mexican. Friendly staff. I had a couple margaritas and the El Jason special very Yummy.

Thank Quentin S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

When in Houston please be sure to stop by El Patio for the absolute best service, salsa and blue frozen Margarita's. Oh and by the way the food is fantastic as well!!!!

Thank DNR D
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to El Patio many times. The food is nothing special; but the Margaritas!! Oh boy another level! I usually go with friends and we just ordered a few appetizers and just go for the margaritas. Try them!!

Thank Vanesa V
South Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

So unfriendly. Really rude and food was disgusting. This place has really gone downhill. Wouldn't take my dog here.

Thank CVD333
Waterford, Michigan
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

When this retaurant first opened up we didn't hold out much hope for it because of its location. Many restaurants had opened then closed because of hard it was to get in and out of the parking lot. El Patio garnered a big following at first and we went there often, but over the years the quality of the food... More 

Thank padmill0906
Winnie, Texas
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132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went here on someone's recommendation. Pulled into the strip center parking & started questioning our choice. Walked in & really started questioning our choice. The place is what could be considered a hole in the wall. Wow... the food was amazing! Hands-down... the best cheese enchiladas I've ever had. The service was excellent and the staff was very friendly. This... More 

Thank dlbydb1100
Houston, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I've been coming to this restaurant for years, and it is consistently awesome every time. They have great ritas, and the service is on point! You will not be disappointed, and the every item on the menu is good. Never had a bad meal here. Enjoy!

Thank Bridget M
Corpus Christi, Texas
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I ordered some food to go my first week in Houston. Their tamales were the BEST I've ever had - anywhere!!!

Thank kathyrubinx2
Sugar Land, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Just had an " All Time Special" with a beef enchilada. Just like Felix's on Westheimer used to taste. And get the "House Margarita". It is much stronger than the other ines.

Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-780-0410
El Patio was establish in 1964 this Houston institution has great food, great service and outstandingly potent margaritas. We also feature a room to the right side when you enter the restaurant called "Club No Minors" know to keep the party hot and the drinks cold.WHAT HAPPENS AT Club No Minors STAY AT Club No Minors.!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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