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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

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1109 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7805
843-763-0699
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10:15 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:15 am - 10:30 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great! The service was unacceptable. They messed up the drink orders, and did not bring half of my order. I had to ask 3 different servers before receiving the remainder of my meal. I spoke to the manager and explained the situation asking for some money off, and he said he could take $1.00 off the bill... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

As I walked in for lunch I was never greeted by anyone. I noticed the buffet and grabbed a plate and begain browsing. They have just opened 30 minutes prior so all should be placed out fresh. I kid you not all food was not at correct temps and the chicken was reheated from another day. I pointed this out... More 

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Thank Paul J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to the restaurant. The food was good & the service was excellent. They have buffet, but we bought from the menu this time, very good.

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Thank David K
Charleston, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I live in walking distance from El Dorado and go there about 2 times a month. The past few times that I have been there the service has been awful! The last time 5/17 was the worst. There were like 3 servers in 1 section of the restaurant but I had to end up asking the bus boy to get... More 

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McBee, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I really liked it. The buffet has a great selection. The staff was very friendly. The items on the buffet were very fresh.

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Thank krs12345
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are huge fans of Mexican food and have tried so many different restaurants. This one by far is my favorite. The service was fantastic - our waiter Raul was professional, pleasant and well mannered. The wait staff continuously made sure to fill our salsa bowl was full and that we always had chips. The salsa is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Very delicious and just the right amount of food. Raul was a very attentive waiter. Wonderful atmosphere😍. We had the burrito supreme and flan for dessert.

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Thank JoAnn B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We have tried most all Mexican restaurants in or near Charleston. But we continue coming back here. The manager always greets us when he sees us. The buffet is fantastic with items found only in Mexico not an American buffet! Which we appreciate. Genuine flavors. There is also a menu to order from for those that desire.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

As two of our group of four where nursing colds, we just wanted something simple, inexpensive and spicy enough to be a decongestant. To our pleasant surprise our dinner proved to be among the better Tex-Mex meals I've enjoyed. The chips were perfectly fresh; the salsa nicely hot; the margaritas very good. Service was quick and attentive and we all... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

My family makes a point of always going to El Dorado when in Charleston visiting family. The lunch buffet is outstanding. There is great variety at a high quality. The cost is reasonable $9, and the food is great. We always leave full and very satisfied.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:15 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1109 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7805
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-763-0699

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?