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El Tejano Mexican Restaurant

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38 Ray E Talley Ct, #F, Simpsonville, SC
(864) 962-8657
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Explosive flavor, energetically friendly

I just really liked this pace. Clean and light inside, the hostess brimming with sincere joy at having you as a guest, fast service, great taste, excellent value. I had a potato burrito and spinach quesadilla with seasoned rice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Bruce H
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Prattville, Alabama
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Prattville, Alabama
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I just really liked this pace. Clean and light inside, the hostess brimming with sincere joy at having you as a guest, fast service, great taste, excellent value. I had a potato burrito and spinach quesadilla with seasoned rice.

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Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is a great Mexican restaurant for lunch or dinner and we've eaten there many times over the years. It is often referred to as Rosie's place because she greets and treats everyone so well. The food is reasonably priced and is very good. We took our granddaughters there after church today and, as usual, the food was delicious. Rosie... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I like the food and it's very consistent. The staff is very nice. My young kids (3/5) don't care or the kids menu that much. Outside of that, we go often

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our family loves it here. The waitstaff clearly work hard and together. Even when busy El Tejano runs like a well oiled machine. The restaurant is always clean and the food is always tastey. El Tejano is certainly not fine dining but it is good food at a good price.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

While the owners are sweet, the food is pretty blah. Had a tostada and it was no better than anything I could make. There are so many better options for Mexican in the area.

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Edgefield, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Just passing thru the area and wanted some Mexican food. We were not disappointed. Greeted warmly upon entering restaurant. Sweet lady behind the counter. Seated almost immediately. Good thing we went early as after we got there, it got busy. We had the fajitas (wife shrimp and me the shrimp beef and chicken) Excellent. Chips and salsa were good and... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you have the chance, you must stop in to Rosie's place! She never forgets a person and wlways make you feel welcome! All of her dishes come from her grandmothers recipes! Fantastic food, great service and you will love Rosie!

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We've dined here a couple of times. The food is always good and served quickly. There's usually a line so that should mean it's good. Overall I would recommend this place if you're looking for quick, inexpensive Mexican food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I recommend only for lunch as they are very friendly and expedient as well as extremely cheap, the only real negative coming from less desirable menu items, tacos, fajitas and queso are all great, empanadas, chimichangas, and some others are not very good. 50/50 for quality

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a family owned Mexican restaurant that always has a family atmosphere. In my opinion the best Mexican food for miles around. Such a pleasure to enjoy a great meal served by a great wait staff while listening to the owner Rosie greet and welcome each guest as they enter. Just makes you feel like a family gathering. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Ray E Talley Ct, #F, Simpsonville, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Simpsonville
  • Phone Number: (864) 962-8657

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?