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El Patio

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2394 Highway 501 E, Conway, SC 29526
8433476984
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Surprise on 501

I was there recently with some business associates for lunch. Unfortunately I had never been to this location. My bad as my kids say! Lunch was reasonably priced, and as usual at a Mexican restaurant, the menu selections was huge. I would recommend this place for a good Mexican meal, if you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Conwayangel
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Conway, SC
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Conway, SC
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I was there recently with some business associates for lunch. Unfortunately I had never been to this location. My bad as my kids say! Lunch was reasonably priced, and as usual at a Mexican restaurant, the menu selections was huge. I would recommend this place for a good Mexican meal, if you are so inclined.

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Myrtle Beach, SC
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I had not eaten here in several years but I was in the fight place set the right time. Service was spectacular. Chips and salsa very fresh and so tasty. I had the pollo fundido and it was one of the best dishes I have had recently! My friend had fish tacos which were a big hit. I was in... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My wife and I eat there quite often. Sometimes we like going to the Sunday brunch. It is inexpensive and has quite a variety. When we go my wife will vary her meals. I the other hand have the Chili Rellenos. It's a great place to eat and the wait staff is always friendly. That is why we go there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were promptly greeted at arrival and seated. Our server was polite and friendly. Everything was delicious and there was barely a wait for anything. We will definitely return again. Best Mexican food I have had in a while.

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Bradenton, United States
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

They are renovating the outside, so once you brave the construction, you will be happy to come in. It's not fancy, but the food and service are excellent.

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Conway, South Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Huge selection of popular Mexican foods and many creative special dishes. Friendly atmosphere, fresh food and large portions. Service is good and Sunday Brunch is the best value in the area.

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Camden, South Carolina
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant was right next to out motel an we decided to eat there the first night of our short vacation. We decided to order two of the appetizers and share and we had more than enough food for my husband and I. The food was very good and we had more than enough for the two of us even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

It's not the Ritz, and I'm glad about that. I'm a 20-year Conway resident and vegan and go to el patio whenever I go out to eat. The wonderful people there carefully prepare my food, and I absolutely trust them. If they are this careful to make sure no animal products (including dairy) are in my food, that says something... More 

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South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Late evening snack - taco salad. Sounds simple, right? I was served a very small, shallow taco shell which was the first surprise. When I began eating, I found that the "taco salad" consisted of a nauseating puree of beef and beans in the bottom of the shell with a small amount of lettuce sprinkled over it. Sour cream and... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

El Patio was recommended to me by Latino friends. Now my family eats at El Patio at least once a week. I have NEVER ordered anything that wasn't absolutely delicious. Our foreign exchange student from Ecuador is still raving about their food. The family that owns the restaurant treat everyone like family. And....the restaurant is spotless; it always gets top... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2394 Highway 501 E, Conway, SC 29526
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: 8433476984

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
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

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?