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El San Jose

1034 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3508
+1 803-535-4200
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible20%
23 May 2017
“Our favorite "Tex Mex" in Orangeburg”
22 Aug 2016
“BEST IN TOWN!”
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1034 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3508
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is our favorite Tex Mex (gringo mexican food) in Orangeburg. They have all the favorites you would expect in typical Mexican restaurant. Chicken Soup and Polo Ranchero are our favorites. Salsa is good because we do not like very spicy. Servers always attentive and...More

Thank McKie G
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I love dining here! Great food! Great drinks! Pleasant atmosphere!! Prices are really inexpensive but the selections are extensive. A great place to celebrate birthdays--sombrero and singing included. Also.....the best chips and salsa served at your table while you decide what you are going to...More

Thank brennmart08
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The place needs to be refurbished. Staff would walk by but never stop to take care of our table. Friends of the staff had come by to chat and that was their attention was on

Thank Mkonopko
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We went here around 2 pm on a Saturday afternoon. There were very few patrons in the restaurant but the staff seemed to be having a party in the back where the tv and bar are located.We were seated immediately and waited about 10 minutes...More

Thank Shar1965
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The food in this restaurant is tasty and pleasing. Their chicken soup is very good and freshly made and the portions are generous. Prices are very reasonable

Thank Ruben1945
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I went into the restaurant on 2 occasions that the atmosphere was not good. The first time on Friday night, my sister( visiting from another state) her best friend and I went into the restaurant. The service was horrible, the portions were small and I...More

Thank marilynnstacey
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Huge selection, great prices, and the food is always amazing. Been going here for years and you can trust every visit here will be fantastic!

Thank Collin S
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Very good selection of Mexican food & margaritas. White queso dip is a great appetizer! Food is always as fast as a true fast food restaurant.

Thank CUAGRGRAD
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We went here for a mid afternoon meal. We were a few minutes too late to order from the lunch special so we ordered from the regular menu. When the food came out it was cool, like it had been sitting out. We ran out...More

Thank Shar1965
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I highly recommend this restaurant. The food and service is WONDERFUL!! The waiters really make you feel at home. Quality of the food is GREAT. Temp. of food is good. I have eaten at several other Mexican restaurants but greatly recommend this one.

Thank drwes401956
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3508
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 803-535-4200
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