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El Jimador

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1062 Tiger Blvd., Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-8006
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth the trip

Pretty good Mexican fair. I've been here several times and always been satisfied. Authentic food and décor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
Rooster2k9
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Rabun Gap, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This had to of been the worst service I have ever received anywhere. It took a good 45 minutes to be seated, the "host" never wrote anyone's name down and did not go in any sort of order. But instead said, "who's next" whenever a table became available. Mind you this was a packed Friday night with large groups everywhere.... More 

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Pendleton, South Carolina
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

At least I hope this location is the worst of their chain because, frankly, if this is the best, I don't know how they stay in business. Upon arrival, we were ignored. There was only one other couple in the place. When we got seated, we placed Margarita orders and ordered a guacamole appetizer. We noticed the table was sticky... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This restaurant has promise. The building is quite nice and the interior looks great. However, that is not the main reason why you would want to come here I suppose. The food is rather average and took quite a long time to arrive. The menu is quite ordinary. The complimentary chips are cold and stale. Nothing much to get excited... More 

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Salem, SC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Food is good, service is very good. We like their special white sauce for dipping. We like to eat outdoors in the little garden area.

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Rabun Gap, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Pretty good Mexican fair. I've been here several times and always been satisfied. Authentic food and décor.

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Temple, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

So, I'm from Texas, and feel like I know a bit about Mexican food. Everything they brought out, including the salsa, had some sort of Sour Cream on it. If you order enchiladas, or anything else for that matter, make sure to tell them to skip the sour cream unless its what you really want.

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24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We ate here on a business lunch and enjoyed the drinks, food and watching the world cup game. Food was excellent and out of town mexican associate liked it also. Shrimp taco, steak and sides were all done very nicely. Great service and we scored the table next to the TV so all was good. Would come back again...

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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I ate with my parents last week. The food and service was good. The only reason I didn't give them a 5 star was that it was so loud. We asked for the music to be turned down and they did so but it was still loud. Great place for college kids and families. I would go back.

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Irmo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

We love coming here every time we visit my son in Clemson. The food is always fresh and looks like trey make it themselves.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Ate here on a Sunday afternoon, food and service were fine. Nothing special but nothing disappointing either. I would go back, but wouldn't travel out of my way to do it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1062 Tiger Blvd., Clemson, SC 29631
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Clemson
  • Phone Number: (864) 654-8006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?