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22758 Broadway St., Columbia, CA 95310
(209) 532-1291
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good experience!

We had lunch here on our trip to the Columbia park. It is outside the park, but very close by. It seemed like a low-profile restaurant. The food was good with large servings. I would come back when we visit the park again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2014
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Lexington, Oregon
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Went for a late lunch on the recommendation of Rob (owner of Columbia Inn Motel) I had Carne Asada, my fella had Chile Rellenos, my son had taquitos and my daugher had a quesadilla. Chips and salsa were fresh and delicious--we ate outside in the

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Spring, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Amazing food and generous portions. Wait staff was friendly as well. Couldn't ask for more from a restaurant. Would definitely eat here again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Affordable and Yummy. They give you lots of food! The staff was also very friendly. I would definitely recommend to anyone.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Well normally this restaurant if very good, be last night the service was terrible and the food was off. We took over 45 minutes to get our food, then the waitress did not correct our order so she got two entrees, one was cancel but just the inconvenience of it all. They were well under staffed. If I was the... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Margaritas are made with wine instead of tequila. The outdoor seating at the Columbia, CA is very nice.

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Driving through Columbia Ca., You'll find the El Jardin on the right hand side of the road driving through town going south. It only has on street parking and no handy cap access. The walk way to the front door is pretty chopped up for people in wheel chairs. We heard the food was good. We decided to try breakfast.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had lunch here on our trip to the Columbia park. It is outside the park, but very close by. It seemed like a low-profile restaurant. The food was good with large servings. I would come back when we visit the park again.

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Denton, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A little heavy, but good food. Outside of the park, it is nice to have choices. It was as good as can be expected. We enjoyed our meal and would eat there again

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Citrus Heights, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Eating dinner at El Jardin's is a nice way to end a day at historic Columbia. There's a nice little shaded patio as you enter the restaurant where you can eat. Staff are very attentive and friendly. The chips and salsa were really good with flour tortilla chips. They have a nice variety of Mexican entrees and Kid's Meals. Our... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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148 reviews 148 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My comments on service and food quality echo the other reviews that I see here. However, I do feel that their sanitation standards leave a lot to be desired. A glance in the kitchen shows a sloppy attitude toward food handling and sanitation in general. I would have walked out if we had not had our food in the preparation... More 

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  • Address: 22758 Broadway St., Columbia, CA 95310
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (209) 532-1291

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