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El Sureno Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

205 E Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722-8745
+1 828-894-0541
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
Feb 18, 2015
“Large menu --standard food”
Sep 9, 2014
“Can't recommend”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Spanish
205 E Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722-8745
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Tryon location is open many hours which makes it handy for late lunch or early supper. The chicken soup is a favorite of mine. Service is sometimes not the best.

Thank LoyalE
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Apparently, restaurant has had a name change. Don't know if new owners, etc. Recently I visited for first time and name was El Campesino. Worst Mexican food I've ever had. Service was poor, that is, they took order and brought food out. Not very friendly,...More

Thank Melinda H
Reviewed August 31, 2014

The place itself could use a little touch up but the food and service was really good. Love the salsa bar it adds a little something, the dip they brought to the table was also nice as well as the chips. Better than average mexican...More

Thank emanon441
Reviewed May 22, 2014

We just happened upon the restaurant on our way to another destination in NC. Our lucky day. The food here is great. With 33 items on the lunch menu and nothing over $6 this place is one you don't want to miss if you're in...More

Thank captmorgan40
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good variety of mild to hot salasas. Very fresh food. Quick service. Authentic mexican food. I recommend this restsurant to local residents and travelers. Close to the interstate so it's convenient.

Thank Pat72012
Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is a sister restaurant to the El Sureno in Tryon and one of six Mexican restaurants in a 6-mile radius of Tryon, Columbus and Landrum, all with a similar Tex-Mex menu. I like the Tryon shop better, but this is OK. The food is...More

Thank savageone99
Reviewed January 1, 2014

It's changed its name but the fajitas are the best in the area. The enchilladas, rice, and beans are on par with the area restaurants. The salsa bar is a nice addition. I found the service friendly and prompt. Overall a good mexican restaurant in...More

Thank columbusJO
Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

I ordered pollo a la parrilla; see photo. My meal was very good. The salsa bar was also very good. The food and salsa are far from bland. They have the required dos equis on draft and 32 oz / 1 liter mugs.

Thank Fast F
Reviewed October 26, 2013

the food is great , the place needs to be cleaned up .,the new salsa bar sucks just bring it to the table , so everyone can keep there hands out of it

Thank john j
Reviewed December 10, 2012

If we are in the area this is our Mexican restaurant of choice. Tried the Polo Loco the last visit and it was excellent. Mexican restaurants can be bland but this one is worth a visit.

Thank imdarkside
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722-8745
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 828-894-0541
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