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El Chico - CLOSED

1728 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-6812
+1 803-772-0770
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
3 Sep 2013
“Closed”
29 Jan 2013
“QUESADILLA SALAD!”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1728 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-6812
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1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2013

This restaurant has a "Closed because of fire alarm" sign in front of it, whatever that is supposed to mean.

1  Thank JustLurking
Reviewed 30 January 2013

I Love this restaurant! Enjoy it every time! :) Great service, relaxing atmosphere and always clean.

Thank JRose061612
Reviewed 26 December 2012

We were visiting the family in Columbia, SC and this place was recommended to us our the hotel staff as a fan-favorite. There were 7 of us for lunch (3pm) and I don't think they are really equipped to handle us. We got the queso...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Guac made to order table side! Def try the Revolutionary Steak Tacos..YUM!

Thank KellyJo8650
Reviewed 14 April 2012

I have been a frequent patron of this El Chico for over 14 years. Here is the breakdown: Type of food - It CLEARLY states on the outdoor sign that it is Tex-mex and not authintic Mexican food, so those giving it bad ratings clearly...More

Thank SCmomof2
Reviewed 8 April 2012

I wasn't impressed at all with the food here. Mexican food is usually consists of fresh veggies and salsas, but you could tell this food was microwaved and canned. Not typical at all of other Mexican dishes, and for the prices I was very disappointed....More

Thank SCNick1217
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Just back from this restuarant one hour ago and can honestly say that this was not a good dining experience. I was in a party of 8 And everyone was unanimous on this, here's a couple of observations; 1. One of the party ordered a...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Food was cold and worse than microwave food. Who gives you a cheese dip, with it running like milk? Prices were outrageous!! Big disappointment

Thank Juarez65
Reviewed 21 February 2012

I had been in love with their lunch fajitas for the last few months. Their food is very tasty, but my husband and I got sick from the food there last month, so we are never going back. They must be slipping on the sanitary...More

Thank southernwoman9
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Every 2 - 3 months I get together with a few girlfriends at El Chico in Columbia. The waitstaff is great and the owner usually makes time to come by our table to say hello and tell us a joke or two. They are very...More

Thank eachomaiden
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1728 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-6812
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-772-0770
  • E-mail