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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
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The food was very salty!

We ordered 4 dishes and all the dishes were overly salty and oily. The quality of the food was not worthy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Swetha B
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Pendleton, South Carolina
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Pendleton, South Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered 4 dishes and all the dishes were overly salty and oily. The quality of the food was not worthy.

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Thank Swetha B
Phoenix, Az
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

The service was great, the food was mediocre at best. The enchilada sauce was really sweet. The food was bland, no real flavor to it.

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Thank Karey B
Crossett, Arkansas
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

The place is beautiful! The service was ok? And the food wasn't all that great... Maybe will give it a second chance. Hopefully they can step it up on the dishes!!

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Thank Arkgirl725
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120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Excellent margaritas. The food is also really good and the staff is always really friendly whenever I go there. I would recommend the taco salad or a quesadilla.

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Thank Emily M
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Kevin C
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Jon A
Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank poolboyal
Clemson, South Carolina
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117 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank bagator1
Clemson, South Carolina
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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Thank MLB768
clemson SC
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18 reviews
10 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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Thank wooddy

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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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