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El Jardin

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22758 Broadway St, Columbia, CA 95310-9428
(209) 532-1291
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Williams, California
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice patio, great food. Had the wine margarita and snow crab enchiladas. Kids menu was great too. Hubby had chili Colorado.

Thank Cristy E
Santa Rosa, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Patio dining was perfect on a warm evening. Wait staff were attentive, food was fine. Table was wobbly, too many flys shared our food.

Thank Maggie J
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Simply, the best Mexican restaurant in the small are of Gold Country! Staff is great and atmosphere is small and very nice! Outside dining is the best when weather is good. Just across Columbia State Park near to Sonora, Ca. We have stayed at the 49er RV Park and this is our go to place for great Mexican Food. You... More 

Thank Marty M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Very good lobster enchilada, friendly service. We enjoyed the meal and it was convienent to where we were staying.

Thank Polyandry
Mariposa, California
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We drove two and a half hours primarily to eat at this restaurant for one specific dish. I called ahead the day before just to make sure it was available. However, there must have been a communications problem because when we arrived our waitress said it was no longer on the menu. After freaking out a bit our awesome waitress... More 

Thank WilliamBFlying
Skagway, AK
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158 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stop here frequently, it is a nice place to eat, outside dining under shade, inside has fans. Always good value and tasty food.

Thank Marliroo
San Francisco
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136 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Food was fresh, tasty and very good. Nice surprise in a tiny town. This small restaurant had some very authentic offerings and excellent food. The variety of offerings was impressive and everything looked good. The chile relleno and pork tamale were our choices and both very flavorful. We had a nice bean dip, the homusemade salsa and the refried beans... More 

Thank Wallytheplumber30
Columbia, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

El Jardin is a great Mexican restaurant that consistently serves excellent food. It is our go to place, close to home and always good. This restaurant is one of a small group of restaurants with the same name, owned by the same family, in Northern California. Each restaurant is managed by a family member, insuring consistency. We love their chicken... More 

Thank JoAnn P
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great place for families! It serves a variety of delicious, authentic Mexican dishes. It's also reasonably priced. Excellent friendly service!

Thank LeaDavis
Belvedere, California
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We chose this attractive restaurant immediately adjacent to the State Park because of its enticing outdoor dining area. We were pleasantly surprised by the excellent Mexican cuisine, efficient courteous service and modest prices. One of the best dining spots in the area!

Thank pearsoninmarin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22758 Broadway St, Columbia, CA 95310-9428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (209) 532-1291

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