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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

1109 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7805
843-763-0699
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Ranked #209 of 755 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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
Cuisine: Mexican

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