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Los Parados
Ranked #591 of 936 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

Best Mexican food we have found anywhere! Rivals our favorite place in Arizona. Husband and I both wished were more hungry when we went so we could eat more LOL

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is a gem of a Mexican eatery tucked away in a grimy strip of Ashley Phosphate. The food is fresh and absolutely delicious. I typically get a sope with chicken and a chicken quesadilla. Their carne asada is out of this world, and the man who seasons it is (justly) proud of it. One of the highlights of their menu is their aguas frescas (literally "fresh waters," which are delicious and refreshing beverages, not too sweet)--they come in a small plastic pitcher, and refills are free. Plates come garnished with radishes, which I typically don't like, but become something else altogether when squirted with fresh lime juice and sprinkled with salt.

Those with limited or no Spanish might not feel comfortable here, even though the menu has been translated into English so it would be possible to point at what you want. (But if they are out of something, this method could quickly break down, as there is no guarantee anyone working here speaks English.) The service is also minimal, and utensils non-existent if you are just ordering things like tacos. The parking lot leaves a lot to be desired, with somewhat limited parking (although I've never not found a spot). However, the food is so good and the atmosphere so genuine that in spite (or because of these things), Los Parados still deserves 5 stars.

Truly a delicious hole in the wall experience.

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