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El Maguey

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420 N Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-3922
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Moncks Corner, South Carolina, USA
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I always thought Mexican food was too spicy, El Maguey changed my mind. Every dish I have tried was made fresh after ordering. Service is prompt and the waiters are friendly and helpful. Prices are reasonable and portions are so large that I usually take a To-Go box when I leave.

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Thank Jean K
Montrose, Colorado
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted some authentic mexican, and the place looked inviting enough. The service was good, and atmosphere pleasant. I ordered chili relleno and super taco. The chili pepper, from what I could tell, was somewhere about the size of a jalapeno....it ewas a small soft blob under a huge mass of very salty cheese. I honestly could not even really... More 

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Thank swampfoxcws
Westminster, South Carolina
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Well Id have to say it really wasn't all that good, this is about my fifth visit, and I've only had one good eating experience here. I decided to try the fresh Guacamole , even tho it costs more than any other restaurant ive tried it at, and unfortunately I felt ripped off, now dont get me wrong, everyone has... More 

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Thank Tyrone1969
Youngstown, ohio
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We stopped in El Maguey because we wanted to try authentic Mexican food close to home. The place was empty except for a few guys drinking at the bar. My husband ordered a large burrito. I ordered 2 enchiladas. Both our meals came out looking exactly the same. I ordered one chicken and one beef enchilada. Not sure what I... More 

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Thank Rindyross
Moncks Corner, South Carolina, USA
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everything I have ordered at El Maguey has been fresh and tasty. Portions are generous and prices are reasonable. They also participate in the Belly program for special discounts.

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Thank Jean K
Charleston, South Carolina
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303 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Had not been here in awhile so decided to give it another try. My husband and I both ordered chili poblanos for lunch, an inferior cheese overwhelmed the dish. It was ridiculous. The salsa was bland, just not delicious Mexican food, I suggest the cooks go to la nortena taqueria in north Charleston to sample authentic Mexican food. The pictures... More 

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Thank redhare54
Waxahachie, Texas
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147 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Five of us stopped in for lunch (including an 8 year old). Service was good and the food was also good. Ask for the spicy salsa, the regular is just about like tomato sauce. Food came out rather quickly, which was good, but the server sat an extremely hot plate right in front of an 8 year old and said... More 

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Thank Kirk P
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a late lunch with a friend on 6/21/16. Even though we were there at a very slow period the food was fresh, delicious and served with a smile. Will be back for sure.

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Thank Woofie W
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

The food is just average and the service at best mediocre. There is always an odor of stale mop water. Don't go there much just for that reason.

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Thank Steve L
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

This place needs a cleaning and an exterminator. The moment we start eating a roach came running across the table, completely lost my appetite. The roach was nice enough to stop right on top of the napkins holder on the table to say hi and for the waitress to let us go without paying. If there are roaches on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 N Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-3922
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Moncks Corner

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