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Santi's Restaurante Mexicano

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1302 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-2633
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food - warm venue

We enjoy Santi's in Mt. Pleasant and decided to venture over to Charleston. We experienced the same good service and great food in the Charleston location, which we believe is the original location. Love the chips and salsa, margaritas and of course each of the entrees!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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444 reviews 444 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We enjoy Santi's in Mt. Pleasant and decided to venture over to Charleston. We experienced the same good service and great food in the Charleston location, which we believe is the original location. Love the chips and salsa, margaritas and of course each of the entrees!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This has actually always been my favorite Mexican food restaurant in Charleston but they really dropped the ball today. We have been having rainy weather here so some the chairs outside were wet. My friend who is in her late 60's was attempting to swap our chairs and the busboy came up behind her with the chips and salsa...saw what... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We lived in Charleston for over 10 years and this was a weekly favorite. I am a Mexican food junky and this is one of the closest to traditional Mexican you can find in the area with the best Margarita in town to wash it down. I would suggest Mama's Speciality and put all the lovely toppings they give on... More 

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Ashland, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had dinner at Santi's 2 nights ago. I would have rather communicated with the staff there one on one instead of giving them a bad review, but they hardly made themselves available. Inside seating was very loud, so we sat outside, which was nice. Our waiter (gentleman with the beard and accent) was in a miserable mood, never smiled,... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My husband and I went to Santi's and took his mother. We had raved about it in the past, so wanted to take her for a fun night out. We got there and were rushed from the time we sat down. Our waiter was terrible! He didn't crack a smile, rushed us to order, and was obviously trying to get... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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306 reviews 306 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Friends who live in Charleston took me to Santi's since its their favorite Mexican restaurant in the city. It was very authentic, with excellent guacamole, salsa and chips. I had mama's soup which was very good. My friends enjoyed the tacos and burritos. If you want a break from Southern food in Charleston, this is the place to go.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Still one of the best for Mexican in Charleston. Very fresh and authentic cuisine. Everything is good, fresh chips and guacamole.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Want to hang with the locals in Mt Pleasant?? Come for the excellent chips and guacamole, and the even more excellent margaritas. Beware-- they are made strong, and drinking more than one on a hot day will definitely make you woozy. The Fro Burriti and Wet Burrito are both very well done. Skip the soups--they aren't as good as the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

just had lunch or at least tried to. Ordered one of my favorites, Menudo, boy was it horrible, had to send it back, got two tacos instead, seriously, the steak taco was not hot and so, so salty, the pork taco was served with a huge clump of pork on the tortilla, the beans tasted burnt. I spoke to the... More 

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My wife and I went to Santi's Mt. pleasant location Monday and it was full of locals.The food was very authentic and flavorful,the service was fast and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1302 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29403
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: (843) 722-2633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?