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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
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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
Guilty Pleasure...

Have only been at lunch for the buffet but have done so four or five times. Not fusion or vegetarian/vegan oriented but solid comfort food! Prices are very reasonable. Wings are good and like making my own soft tacos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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English first
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98 reviews 98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Have only been at lunch for the buffet but have done so four or five times. Not fusion or vegetarian/vegan oriented but solid comfort food! Prices are very reasonable. Wings are good and like making my own soft tacos.

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Middleburg, Florida, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Some of the worst Mexican food I have ever had. Been traveling to Charleston for months and was missing my Mexican food. Finally decided to go here this past Wednesday night. They were doing a decent business so I thought it must be okay. The service was middle of the road at best. The food was lousy. The sangria was... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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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
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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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15 helpful votes 15 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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Additional Information about El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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

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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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