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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, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 15
    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
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
richard d
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Conway, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Conway, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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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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Conway, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had lunch at El Patio on rt. 501 and was pleasantly surprised...I'm not too familiar with Mexican food and this was very, very good and very reasonable too ! My husband was also very pleased....we will be going back !!

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Toledo, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I've had both very good and very bad service here, with the food falling consistently mediocre. Not worth the annoying college crowd or gamble when it comes to service. Management, however, has mostly seemed to be doing a nice job and handled any problems they were made aware of.

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Additional Information about El Patio

Address: 2394 Highway 501 E, Conway, SC 29526
Phone Number: 8433476984
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Conway
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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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

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