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“Great food and location”
Review of El Jardin

El Jardin
Ranked #9 of 12 Restaurants in Columbia
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

The husband, baby, and I recently stayed overnight in old town Columbia. Fun place to stay, but everything closes up by 6 or so. We were about to head to the car and drive to Sonora for dinner, when we spotted El Jardin. It's right on the main road and just across the street from old town. We sat outside. I loved the atmosphere. The food was good and the prices were decent. We go there just after happy hour, but the waitress honored the deals still. I had the house red wine and wow, do they have a generous pour! We would definitely go back to El Jardin without hesitation. In fact, it was one of the highlights of the trip. The only downfall is there is quite a bit of road noise, but that's to be expected given the location.

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

This is the onlyThis is the only restaurant in town that stays open past 5 on the weekdays so I wasn’t expecting much from a place that has no competition. Boy, were we pleasantly surprised. The food was VERY tasty, the staff were super friendly and the portions were huge. I would definitely go there again.

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Thank SheQwolfe
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Easy to find and delicous! We went in September and sat out on the fragrant patio.
it is one of the first restaurants you reach on the main hiway so hungry people are happy to encounter it.
We also had beer and cocktails.

Thank missnancita
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

Columbia is one of my favorite places. I did not know it could get any better until El Jardin came into town. We have been going there since the beginning. The service and food is consistently great. The atmosphere is lovely too and decorated nicely. It's comfortable for dining in or outside on their patio. Also, great for take out! Try the Shrimp quesadillas.

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Thank love2worknplay
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

This is a bit late - we travelled the West Coast in Sept 2010. The meal we had here was the best we had during our month long holiday in the States. It was a balmy Sunday evening, the place was packed, but we were seated without a reservation. The food and couple of beers made our visit to Columbia State Park most memorable.

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