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“Good food, great margaritas!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurante La Parilla Grill

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Restaurante La Parilla Grill
3015 White Horse Rd, Greenville, SC 29611-7701
864-295-8748
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Ranked #485 of 754 restaurants in Greenville
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maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Good food, great margaritas!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Margaritas are made from scratch and taste great. The staff is friendly and helpful. My meal was wonderful, my friends all raved about their food as well. Definitely worth a visit!

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Charleston, SC
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78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Beautiful, but typical”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The brand new La Parilla on Woodruff Rd. is beautiful. Beautiful! But the food is all to typical. It also provides more evidence for a threory I'm working.

My theory suggests: somewhere in Mexico there exists a Mexican restaurant university (MRU), where students are taught the basics of Mexican restaurant operation. The school's carricula is heavy on management and food preparation. But upon graduation each student is given the same set of tired, basic recipes for dishes North Americans are familiar with.

Why else would so many Mexican Restaurants serve the very same sauces and salsas. Why else are so many combination selection identical, right down to their specific item combination and numerical order on the menu.

Of course its only a theory, but as I said earlier, La Parilla is no different than so, so, SO many other local Mexican outlets. This is not to say it is not good. It is. Portions are ample, selection is wide, staff is very attentive, prices are quite reasonable. But as a Mex food lover, I long for flavors and dishes that are TRULY "authentic", and not just described using that adjective.

La Parilla's location is extremely convenient. As of November '11, shiny new, and very nice. But it should be noted; while many other mex establishments in town are serving an identical menu, but none are as beautifully decorated. So decor is important to you and you're not too particular about the meaning of the word 'authentic', you could do much worse.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Honea Path, South Carolina
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90 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Twisted”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

If you are looking for tacos, burritos and such, you are in the wrong place. The food was above average not much tho I tried the chicken average, refrained beans very good, fried plantains very good and rice. The service and speed was excellent but the building is falling apart, I don't imagine it will survive a current code inspection. Second visits possible but not likely.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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