Patron is the latest addition to an emerging restaurant scene that is percolating in East Sacramento. To understand this new mexican restaurant it ... More
El Patron Bar & Grill
Patron is the latest addition to an emerging restaurant scene that is percolating in East Sacramento. To understand this new mexican restaurant it helps to understand East Sacramento. East Sacramento's well deserved reputation for being an upscale fashionable area with a strong sense of neighborhood... more Patron is the latest addition to an emerging restaurant scene that is percolating in East Sacramento. To understand this new mexican restaurant it helps to understand East Sacramento. East Sacramento's well deserved reputation for being an upscale fashionable area with a strong sense of neighborhood and community isn't hard to appreciate. Nestled between downtown Sacramento and the suburbs - and further influenced by California State University, Sacramento, located in the immediate vicinity - East Sacramento has a unique geographical and cultural balance of urban hipness and suburban family lifestyles. As downtown continues to open more cutting edge eateries and the suburbs maintain it's preference for chains, it isn't hard to appreciate how East Sacramento's eateries have been mastering a balance between the two. Patron is precisely that: A mexican restaurant that provides familiarity, but with out being predictable, and excitement without being avant grade. Whether it's for a nice tequila or cervesa with friends, or a dinner with the family. Patron satisfies all tastes and moods.
5/05/2013: HORRIBLE service and unsanitary tables. We waited nearly 15 minutes just to get menus and drinks and server never introduced herself. I asked her to wipe down the dirty table, but she responded with some weird excuse about how it wouldn t matter since the table varnish made it look dirty and even if she wiped it down again, it would look the same ..! Seemed like laziness to me. She finally returned after yet another 15 minutes to finally take our orders, not offering any specials, etc. The food finally arrived after waiting OVER 30 minutes.! There were flys buzzing around, it was stuffy with no a/c, and the music was SO loud that we had to yell at each other just to hold a conversation. If the place had been super busy, the slow service would be understandable, but it wasn #$%$ a decent looking place, but with all of this, it was not attractive whatsoever. The food was good, although chips were stale and little tiny serving of salsa was flimsy. After experiencing the horrible service and surroundings definitely made it a place we will NOT return to or recommend to anybody. Message to El Patron owners: Hire quality staff or train those on deck to learn how to treat good paying customers with some attention and decent manners.
The host Jose' is the best...the Chili Rellenos is to die for. The menu has some nice suprises the you wont find at most mexican food restaurants and yes the building is old but they gave it a nice face lift.
We found this through our entertainment book. It had a nice atmoshere out front and a leaking roof in the back where we were sat. The waitress wasn't attentive never refilled our drinks lied about our bar drinks took a 1/2 hour just to come and get our meal order the only thing we didn't have to wait for is our appitzer. The restuarant was way to bright for an evening dinner. The food for the fajitas came out cold. The chips tasted old. Then to top it off the computer crashed and they made us wait another 1/2 hour before we just got up and had to go across the street in the rain to the atm to pay for dinner that wasn't even worth it. I don't recommand this resturant. Don't be fooled by the outside appearance!!!
The charm and romance of old Spain jump out to greet patrons of this fine eatery. Simple burlap covers the
tables surrounded by wall mural paintings. The bar lit by flickering candlelight offers a great place to wait for ...
The dining room is decorated in southwestern colors and with authentic Mexican artifacts. The chef has traveled to and spent
a great deal of time in kitchens in Oaxaca and Yucatan, as well as Central America and it shows ...
Twice chosen "Best Overall" by readers of Sacramento Magazine, this is truly an elegant dining experience. The building is a
restored 1850s fire station. Inside, it is a mansion with vaulted ceilings, wood paneling, a fireplace and fresh flowers ...