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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, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 6
    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
Great fish taco.

This is a pretty good choice. Chips and salsa are alright, and they have good lunch prices. The fish taco wrap was very delicious. Service wasn't amazing, but the food was.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
Bryce E
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Conway, South Carolina
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Patio has an excellent menu with a nice variety of entree selections. The service is terrific (even if some of the servers speak very little English). Fresh tortilla chips and salsa are brought to your table along with the menus. The portions are large and the prices are reasonable. During lunch time you can order from a selection of... More 

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Thank Susanemeritus
Palm Coast, Florida
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

My Husband wanted to try this little place, that he had gone to years ago, that he said was a little hole in the wall and had great food. He sure was right. The atmosphere was authentic, the food was out of this world. Our waiter was so polite and helpful, it was just a great experience. My advise...GO!

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Thank Von220
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went here with my in-laws while on vacation. The restaurant was not the cleanest inside or out. The waitress forgot to write down my father in laws order. I have had much better Mexican food. It was also a little pricey for the quality. Would not go back.

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Thank Michelle L
Conway, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The food is excellent, served Pipping' hot, and very reasonable prices. We will return often as we are locals.

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Thank Bob D
Lexington, South Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We went in at 8:30 on Saturday night with a group of 14 people. Prompt service and great food. No issues at all. Server was very pleasant and very accommodating for our large group.

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Thank Kristin P
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a pretty good choice. Chips and salsa are alright, and they have good lunch prices. The fish taco wrap was very delicious. Service wasn't amazing, but the food was.

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Thank Bryce E
Conway, South Carolina
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Went here with friends for dinner, a client for lunch,and just my husband and me, and every time we visit the food is so good. Pablo is usually our waiter and he is very attentive. The chips and salsa are very good and plentiful, they refill them for free. The Sangria is awesome they put fresh fruit in it and... More 

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Thank sscmm
Conway, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We eat here all the time. Good food, simple Mexican dishes, affordable.The service is fast, the restaurant is clean. It is the type of restaurant where you cannot have bad surprises. Only good ones, like extra margaritas for free if you order one!

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Thank Ileana R
Conway, SC
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116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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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Thank Conwayangel
Myrtle Beach, SC
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 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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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, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?