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Cecilia's Mexican Restaurant

6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
+1 803-772-7154
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco shells” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally came by when they were open (Closed Thursday evenings). Had a fajita platter for two so large that we could not finish it. Much better flavor than we had at other restaurants. Chips very good but salsa needed more cilantro. Will definitely try more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ragatech
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Read many reviews about Cecilia's so decided to give it a try with another couple on a Friday night. It was not crowded, it was clean and looked good. We tried to place our orders and ran into a language barrier but thought we made...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Murrary
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Being from Texas I am a little bit of a snob when it comes to Mexican food. But boy have we found a diamond in the rough. We came from Mexican food last night for dinner and it was wonderful. I had the seafood burrito...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 975lianet
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Had been told this quiet Mexican Restaurant was a hidden gem in the Big Lots/Zorba's shopping center. Authentic Mexican with a little USA thrown in. We had the Chicken Fajitas for two. It was absolutely fantastic! We had enough to bring home for lunch tomorrow....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 711cds
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Food is the typical Mexican you can get anywhere around town run by a nice lady, Cecilia. The service is a little slow- refills have to be asked for a they aren't very intensive or talkative. Not impressed with their queso dip (queso lover here)....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Chrissy B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The food is wonderful! I got the taco salad with shredded chicken and it was amazing! My husband got #1 and he loved it too! We have gotten the burritos before and they were great. The pico de gallo is wonderful, too! The ladies there...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Salgal1933
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Cecilia and her husband have created a gem of a restaurant. Cecilia greets each diner, and is willing to talk in Spanish with those who wish to practice. The food is amazing--not Tex-Mex but true Mexican. Dishes incorporate fresh vegetables, the Mexican potatoes are a...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank BBQ_and_Guns
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I've never been to Mexico, so I cannot say the food is authentic. But what I can say is the food is good.... sometimes. I've been to Cecilia's off and on in the past and the last time I was here the service was extremely...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank SheepdogInstructor
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Cecelia’s is a nice, clean, friendly restaurant that serves tasty Mexican food at fair prices. We lunched there yesterday with friends. I enjoyed my generously-portioned fajita rancherita especial and my wife liked here quesadilla. Unfortunately, we got very slow service, and that was the same...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Citallwic
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

It was ok. Didn't like the chile relleno...it was deep fried. Rice and shrimp was good. Large portions. If we go again, I'd order something different.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank tracysapp
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Response from susan0401 | Reviewed this property |
No. They only serve wine and beer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-772-7154
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