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El Patio

2394 Highway 501 E, Conway, SC 29526
8433476984
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Ranked #14 of 107 restaurants in Conway
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Buffet
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Loveland, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We love this popular place. The food is wonderful and fresh. The service is great. They recently remodeled the main dining room and it looks great. We have been here many times, tried a lot of items, and loved them all.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The food is pretty good overall, the prices are cheap! I must admit you do get more than what you pay for. It's got a young vibe, a lot of the college students eat here, and some of the professors. It's got a fun bar side to it that's attached, very good barstaff that can make an excellent Michelada (ask... More

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Conway, South Carolina
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87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

If you're in the area and have a hankering for Mexican food, or even if you don't know what you want to eat, but are hungry, make a beeline to El Patio. Don't let the looks from the outside fool you; it may look a bit run down on the outside, but you're there for the food, and it's very... More

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Conway, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Whenever we want to eat authentic Mexican food at a very reasonable price, this is the place to go!!!

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Wrightstown, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My Wife and I are not the type to visit chain restaurants. We prefer to patronize small business owners thats why we have visited El Patio on numerous occasions. Our recent trip we could not have enjoyed the service and food more. You can not beat the price for the amount of food that you get. I had the Fajitas... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We went here with another couple on the spur of the moment. It looks a little run down-both on the outside and the inside. Nothing horrible, just a little shabby- it just could use some modernization. Chips and salsa comes with the meals. I can't eat the salsa, but the others said it was good. I love Mexican food, but... More

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Boloortuno, Owner at El Patio, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, please know we take your feedback very seriously, and are thus happy to inform you that we are currently in the process of remodeling the entire restaurant. We truly hope you will return again to enjoy our cuisine in a more aesthetically pleasing environment. More

new lexington, ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel which was very appealing after driving for 10+ hours. The food was fresh and well prepared! Chips were hot and salsa fresh and tasty! The service was very friendly and attentive! I had the quesadilla grande which was delicious but almost too much food for me. My husband had a vegetarian... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I went to El Patio in December 2011 for the first time having just moved here and had a houseful of guests. Freezing and wanting to stay local a group of 9 went here...it was wonderful but the best was the customer service! One of our guests was in a wheelchair and upon approaching the level exterior, we peered into... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The atmosphere is delightful at El Patio, the food is authentic Spanish cuisine that is so delicious! The portions are big, so go hungry or take home! The prices are good too. My Spanish friends like the food too! So there's a good endorsement.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Absolutely Delicious !We had Fajitas...fresh, flavourful and a good size portion. Chips and home made salsa were excellent too. Service was great !...If I ever return to SC I will be going back. Don't be turned off by the outside appearance..The food is wonderful !!!

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