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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

1109 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7805
843-763-0699
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Ranked #274 of 738 restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2014
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Bristol, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Great service, food and price is alright. The taste and food portion where great. The restaurant was very clean, family oriented, and the costumer service was excellent. I recommend visiting with the family or with friends. The place have a mini bar and lunch buffet.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I thought they had great authentic mexican foo, however, we sat outside and it took them a LONG time to take care of us. We did not get chips and salsa until our meal came. If this had been different, I would have given them a 5 star review.

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Healdsburg, CA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

The rice and beans tasted authentic, but how hard is that to do? The chili colorado, on the other hand was bland and boring. Too much tomato and very little Mexican flavor. The meat was little chunks, most of which were entirely too chewy or gristled, indicating a cheap cut of beef. Given the good reviews by locals, I, a... More

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We stopped in here on our way to see the holiday lights at the county park. My family likes Mexican food so we decided to try El Dorado. We were glad we did. The food was very good and the portions were generous. The menu has a large selection and the prices are very reasonable. Service was average, prompt but... More

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california
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We came in - 4 adults and 2 children looking for some good mexican food. We liked the chips and salsa, but that was about it. We ordered and nothing cam out as we expected. We ordered a burritos off the kids menu I believe it was a meat burrito and out it same with a tortilla and meat and... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This was my first visit to El Dorado and I can promise it will not be my last. I have passed by this restaurant hundreds of times and never went until just recently. From the road, it has never looked crowded so I figured that either the food was not good or the restaurant could have even gone out of... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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86 reviews 86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is good mexican restaurant with authentic food. service is great 10/10 for food and service.i can visit this restaurant every week if i am staying in Charleston, sc.

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