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El Patio

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2394 E Highway 501, Conway, SC 29526-9526
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Conway, SC
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139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant the Conway area. They recently remodeled the inside and outside of the restaurant. The service is fast and friendly. There is a very large menu selection. Chips and salsa are brought to the table, normally before the drinks are even ordered. There are plenty of selections for the patrons not desiring Mexican food, for... More 

Thank SCTravelCouple
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Atmosphere is great. Food is phenomenal. Had Molkajete and wife had Fajita Nachos. Waiter very attentive and kept us in good supply of the chips and salsa. I woudl recommend this place to anyone who loves authentic mexican food.

Thank Kari G
Columbus, Ohio
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My family of 3 ordered. Mine and my husbands came out then 20 minutes later out daughters came out. The burritos (we thought would be loaded like any normal one) only came with meat and cheese. It was apparently 1.79 for all the other toppings. If you changed anything in the platter it cost more. We will NOT be back.

Thank Mona H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

I have eaten there several times and each time we go we love the food and the service. The portions are huge. The salsa and chips are delicious. Come visit you will love it!!

Thank Alexandra S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Food looks nice, smell great and guess what, TEST FABULOUS DELICIOUS. They use good and fresh ingredients green food look green, and you can tell is freshly made. Yes I recommend this place to take family out for lunch or dinner.

Thank Alberto D
new york
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Not only is the good pretty darn good- the service is as well. We went to celebrate a birthday and had the brunch- A lot of variety on the buffet- alt of fresh fruit- everything was very good- I made my own version of a taco salad- it was very yummy. Great for family and kids- decent drink menu- good... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We were here, on a Saturday night for dinner, with a party of 6. The chips and salsa got us off to a good start. The menu is quite extensive, everyone ordered something different, and there were no complaints! The shrimp cocktail grande was truly a meal. The steak, quesadillas, and shrimp dishes were all enjoyed. The margaritas were great!... More 

Thank lgblpn
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Traditional Mexica fare. You won't leave hungry. Chips and salsa to start. Dos Equis on tap. She had carnitas and I had the quesadilla Grande. Pleasant atmosphere; professional and diligent service.

Thank Derek J
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Used TA to guide me here and was very satisfied. Salsa was some of the best I've ever eaten. Hats off to the friendly staff too.

Thank Richard C
Conway, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Servers are always extra friendly,food is always good and portions are a good size...very good value for the money....

Thank jerseyfrank2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2394 E Highway 501, Conway, SC 29526-9526
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: 8433476984

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