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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 - 10:00 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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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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40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pendleton, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW 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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
Senior Contributor
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
Senior Contributor
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was COMPLETELY disgusted! I was waiting at the bar for my take out order and a waiter came out with a handful if "clean" flatware and proceeded to roll in napkins, 4 sets for his table. The pile of flatware he brought out to roll had food (rice, chicken, etc.) stuck to it! Thankfully, he chose flatware for his... 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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