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El Patron

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950 North Main Street, Cornelia, GA 30531
+1 706-778-5564
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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!

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

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.

1 Thank CharGA
Gainesville, Georgia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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.

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

Thank silverfoxrambler
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4 reviews
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 

Thank Roxanne E
Cornelia, Georgia
1 review
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 

1 Thank martinez_17
Cornelia, Georgia
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307 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We had a family get together here for Mothers Day and arrived in mid afternoon: later than the lunch bunch but before the supper crowd arrived. The food here is always freshly prepared, so don't worry that it has been on the warming table for hours. We tried the new Hawaiian style fajitas which includes shrimp, cheese and pineapple. Other... More 

Thank MissDixieDelight
Clayton, Georgia, USA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stopped there on our way home from a shopping trip in Gainesville, GA, and were very pleasantly surprised. The food and the selections were numerous. My wife especially liked the Fahita and I have always been partial to the Chile Relineo. And here it was really great. Service was great and timely. Hopefully, when we are by there again,... More 

Thank Martin O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Attentive wait staff. Excellent food! Clean restaurant. We will go back! It's a 1 1/2 drive for us but this food is worth the drive.

Thank Lavita 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
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
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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?