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La Estrella

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1921 Airport Blvd, Cayce, SC 29033-1511
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

A very important requirement for a good Mexican restaurant is chips and salsa. The chips were very thick and hard and hard to eat. The salsa was bland. The ceviche was cut into pieces 1/8 inch max so there was only one flavor. I like whole shrimps that taste like shrimp, whole small scallops with their flavor, and whole squid... More 

Thank peternuke
West Columbia, South Carolina
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115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Decent Mexican restaurant, wide variety of menu options, good margaritas,decent prices....worth a try.

1 Thank DArdofSC
West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

combination grocery,meat market and restaurant. food was average.Had a item off the appetizer menu as we were not that hungry. Menu said it came with 2 but it showed up with 3. I had the chicken and T had the beef. Preferred the chicken after trying both. Staff was very friendly No draft ,but they have bottled and a variety... More 

Thank Jeffrey R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Tienda and authentic restaurant with fast, friendly service. A true jewel in Cayce. Carne Asada tacos (with all the traditional garnishes), guacamole, and tortas have all been excellent. Will definitely be going back.

2 Thank Ann N
Ridgeway, SC
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The dining area was a simply a section set apart from a Hispanic grocery. If you come just for the food, this is OK for a lunch stop. I wouldn't bring a date or a client though. The menu offered items typical of an authentic Mexican diner; there were no upscale food items. The service was very good. Our waitress... More 

1 Thank jbg48
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Okay folks, the food was great. I ordered the trio fajita. Wow! Also, homemade tortilla chips and salsa...not the kind you get in typical "Mexican Restaurants". The service was very, very fast. Lots of locals stopped in for take away and for eat in...and I love to eat where the locals eat. I will say, if/when I am nearby, I... More 

1 Thank J L
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This Mexican Restraunt is heads above most. All authentic, with a store and meat market inside. Highly recommend a stop if you enjoy authentic Mexican.

Thank Jeff R
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Mexican food restaurant we found when driving through Columbia, SC on our way home from vacation. Everything looked great on the menu and it was all freshly prepared. We got the chicken and steak fajitas and they were excellent. It's a small local place right off the interstate at the airport exit. Service was great too. Try it,... More 

1 Thank Debbie C
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This small restaurant, a part of a Mexican grocery, is really authentic. As one reviewer said, the local Hispanics eat there. I was tired from 8 hours of driving so didn't feel like driving far. This place is .02 from the hotel - walkable- and the service fast. Food tasted fresh and arrived hot, " right off the stove. The... More 

Thank Lois L
Lake City, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Really good food...inside a grocer. So atmosphere very casual. But very tasty and fresh and authentic. Great service also!

1 Thank trumpetkees

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1921 Airport Blvd, Cayce, SC 29033-1511
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Cayce

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