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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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1109 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7805
843-763-0699
Today
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:15 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most Authentic Around!

Their buffett is FANTASTIC! Authentic Mexican food. Clean, friendly, consistent good service. Great price! The very best in town!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Their buffett is FANTASTIC! Authentic Mexican food. Clean, friendly, consistent good service. Great price! The very best in town!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great food. Excellent service. Great value for money. We ate here every day on our trip to Charleston. Cannot recommend it enough. Family friendly restaurant. Try the horchetta. Huge beer mugs as well; beware :-)

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Quebec, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We had the sizzling fajita platters. The beef was tender,the chicken nicely seasoned,the shrimp perhaps a touch over cooked but enjoyed all. Our waitress, Jasmine,was attentive and with her warm personality and sincere manner added to our evening. Would highly recommend this restaurant for anyone who wants a good meal in a warm environment. Like those margaritas as well.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Awesome buffet at lunch. Endless fajitas and queso. Included deserts too. Solid mexican place to eat if you want typical mexican fare.

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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Oh my great food great service. We missed the buffet its 7 days a week 1030- 300 our server said to get there before 2.

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Columbia, SC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Seriously guys, this place has a buffet at lunch! You can put queso cheese on everything. I eat here about once per quarter only because I probably gain 3 lbs because of all the food I eat. This is a must try if you are in the area!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were on vacation and wanted to eat some Mexican food, and saw their sign while passing through. Wasn't expecting much, but we were very happy at the end: Pros: - Fast and friendly service. - Good value considering options close by. - Good portion size. - Good chips and salsa. Cons: - Not a big con, but an interior... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Our family of five enjoyed the lunch buffet tremendously. Although we all love Mexican food, we each have slightly different preferences. We each found a favorite food to enjoy. The buffet was plentiful, good and inexpensive. We'll definitely put this as a must-do on our next Charleston vacation.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We lived in SC for years and visited here at least once a month. The food is so good and the people are so sweet!!! My husband will say Man I could eat mexican, and I will say (jokingly, of course!) El Dorado? We live 12 hours away.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stopped in here for an early dinner. Food came out quickly and was what we expected. Portions were good and the service was quick. Definitely want to come back and try the lunch buffet.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1109 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7805
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-763-0699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?