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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 - 11:00 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
Dining options: Dinner

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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 7
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Different Menu

I cannot say the food is any better than most other Mexican restaurants, but they do have some unique items on their menu. I really like the sauce they bring with the chips and sala. Only bad part is limited parking and small seating area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Kevin C
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I cannot say the food is any better than most other Mexican restaurants, but they do have some unique items on their menu. I really like the sauce they bring with the chips and sala. Only bad part is limited parking and small seating area.

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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The worst Mexican food I've ever had! Got fajitas for two and after waiting an hour? Got a plate with four shrimp, half a chicken breast, and three pieces of steak!!!!! Sent it back after asking what it was for 23.99 and they brought it back with the same but added more onions and pepper? You have to be kidding?... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Loud music, can't hear self....fajitas good amount, spicy..tortillas nice and hearty. Chips served with queso and thin salsa. Service OK.

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Clemson, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's easy to find Mexican food but not good food close to home. This place has a great menu with lots of good beers. The fajitas are the best in town and the chips and salsa will give you all the carbs you need.

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Clemson, South Carolina
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Good food. Quick service. Great place for lunch. You can actually hear the person you're talking to.

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clemson SC
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We used to go here on a regular basis but got tired of the loud music and old menu. Went back recently. The loud music is no more. The menu has been changed. Now we have a very large selection of items that are well prepared with a fair price. The service is promped, proffesional and very friendly. An excellent... More 

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Columbus, Mississippi
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Food was good, service was a little slow but they was pretty busy. Great value for those pinching a penny.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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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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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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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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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