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El Patron Mexican Grill

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9460 Mira Mesa Blvd, Ste. H, San Diego, CA 92126
+1 858-549-3467
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Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are hungry for a burrito, El Patron Mexican Grill in Mira Mesa is the place. Located in a corner unit of large shopping center anchored by H-Mart, a Korean Supermarket. Lots of guests dining in and doing carry outs. Extensive menu displayed on multiple wall boards. Self Service salsa bar and soda fountain. Some grilled onions and jalapeño... More 

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Thank Wood77
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I read reviews calling it a hole on the wall. I totally disagree. It was clean and fresh. Not worn or decaying. The meals are reasonable price and very big portions. I couldn't finish mine which is impressive. The menu massive and I will be going back to try a new meal very soon.

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Thank Quentin S
San Jose, California
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92 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We came here on our way back to our hotel after a full day at Sea World and then the beach. We ordered carne asada fries, surf & turf carne asada fries, a California burrito and a Westfield burrito for $36 and change. We ordered our food with a very nice and friendly cashier and the food was ready in... More 

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Thank Ruby B
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I've been going to El patron for couple of years now. It's a local dive, but it is close to the exit of the 15thi FWY. So if you are driving on the 15th and you would like some awesome mexican place this is the place!! Taco Tuesday is super full, the line is outside the door..

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Thank iulika
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch, a group of eight of us and they didn't disappoint. The food was fresh, the service quick. I only ate about a quarter of my shrimp burrito but I snacked on the rest of it throughout the day and finished it for dinner. The portions are huge and the prices are reasonable!

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Thank Luluzzz
Albany, Ohio
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Fresh Salsa and chips. Hot carrots and jalapeno slices to spice up your food. Very friendly, will help you order if you have questions. We hit this place every time we are in Mira Mesa.

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Thank MrsBrinkley
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stopped in for an early dinner only to find that the A/C was not working & even with the front door open, did the place cool off. Well with the doors open so entered the flies!. The carne asada burrito was warm at best but tasty. The second dinner plate was not good at all. Rice was not fully... More 

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Thank noteatinghere
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

San Diego is a city filled with great mexican food, and El Patron is a worthy example. Their menu is extensive. Our party had the ceviche (which was fresh and wonderful), shrimp burrito, shrimp a la diabla (an absolute scorcher), and tacos al pastor. All we're solid, but the al pastor needsa little more chutzpah. Tortillas are made fresh in... More 

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Thank JN1966
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

El-Patron is one of our favorite Mexican places to eat. The place is clean and specious. The food is fresh and delicious, and the portions are generous too. If you're in the area - you should give this place a fair chance - you won't be disappointed..

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Thank Ronan H
Albany, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

El Patron is a hidden gem in Mira Mesa. Food is fresh, authentic and plentiful. On our 10 day visit to San Diego we visited multiple times, as my husband absolutely loved the Mira Mesa Burrito, calling it the best burrito he has ever had. Prices are very reasonable, and the serving sizes are huge. Don't miss this Gem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9460 Mira Mesa Blvd, Ste. H, San Diego, CA 92126
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-549-3467

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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?