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Real Mexico Restaurant Y Tienda

2421 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5680
+1 803-750-8990
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“tortas” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2421 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5680
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Reviewed today

The place is vibrant, fast service and great tasting food that reminds me of living back in the Southwest. Atmosphere is reflective of Mexico and feels like family.

Thank U4557PGmichaelg
Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant is in an old converted gas station and not a place you go for a quiet secluded dining. But if you want the true authentic feel and probably the best Mexican food in COLA this is the HITW you need to try. From...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love to come here for lunch or dinner. The food is great, the staff are kind and will make sure your order is correctly prepared. Not fancy at all, come as you are. Not expensive! I have a hard time ordering because there are...More

Thank Cristin C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Try the chicken enchilada if you like a light tomato sauce. Absolutely unbeatable. Great atmosphere. Get there early for lunch as parking is not plentiful and fills up fast. You won't be disappointed by Real Mexico.

Thank XVfifteen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for authentic Mexican... this is where you should go! Yum! However, I was not as nuts about the margarita I had on my last visit.

Thank spanglish772018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been hearing good things about Real Mexico for a while now and pass by it many times. It's always crowded in the parking lot due to the lot size, which has kept us away. Finally, we decided to give it a shot, fight...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok at first glance, it isn't what you would think of for a nice restaurant, but get over it. The food is delicious. The people have all been nice. Sometimes it's packed and sometimes it's not. Pick your time to go wisely, and you will...More

Thank schmitthappens22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good meal staff were friendly and service was fast definitely worth stopping in prices were very reasonable and portions were great.

Thank Gazz2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW Great food does not even begin to tell you how good this place is. Right our of a food truck good, had the home made enchilada's wow, try the bean dip... was spicy beans with queso and chorizo mixed in. had there Chili Mangorita...More

Thank jamy1961
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Arrived 1 pm on a Tues and had a 10 minute wait for a table. Waits were gone by 1:20 pm. There were a lot of sandwiches coming out of the kitchen but our table did not order them...made me curious. Fresh guac.

Thank Amy G
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Questions & Answers
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Shirley T | Reviewed this property |
No is the simple answer. There is not usually a long wait. While busy they move things along. It is always worth the wait. If you really can't wait there are outside tables under cover.
christopher s
July 23, 2017|
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Response from A1n2thony | Reviewed this property |
Yes and unlike a few nearby restaurants sold alcohol was well!
August 3, 2016|
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Response from Roy J | Reviewed this property |
Molcajete for takeout?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2421 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5680
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-750-8990
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