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“Run of the Mill Tex-Mex”

Eric's San Jose Mexican Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

At first glance Eric's looks to be a great restaurant. It is usually packed, is in a good location and often times has live entertainment. But the food is mediocre, made with cheap ingredients and comes in small portions. One reason that Eric does such a great business is he caters to the students (e.g., discount coupons are readily available) on top of the already cheap prices, and the drinks are good. But this is definitely one case where the adage "You Get What You Pay For" applies. If you want good Mexican Food and are in the vicinity of the VA in Columbia, I suggest you give Casa Linda's further South down Garners Ferry Road next to Walmart a try. The use top quality, fresh ingredients and are a family friendly establishment.

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Thank Doc_Brower
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Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

Decent Mexican food at a great price. Great salsa for the chips. It's a good place to go for a quick lunch.

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Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

I ordered the chilli rellanos and I received a plate with ground meat and melted cheese. I asked the waiter where was the chilli and he said "we only give a little piece of pepper". Buried in the center of the plate was a 1" piece of green bell pepper. The chairs and table were filthy. Never again!

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Reviewed December 7, 2012 via mobile

This place is pretty typical- the decor is a little outdated and some of the servers don't speak good English which sometimes causes a delay in getting exactly what you want BUT the food is good, plentiful and cheap. This place is also good if you are taking a group as they can accomadate large parties of people.

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Thank TNSel
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Simple cuisine with little fanfare. Quick service. Ok place to meet your mexican food craving.
Very large margaritas.
Bar has 12" tv's with blurry images and difficult to see.

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Thank dburt24
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