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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“torta” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (21 reviews)
“tacos” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
2421 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5680
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so lucky to live close. We get to go often. Raquel is our favorite waitress. There is extra heart about her. I love so much but the shrimp tacos are fabulous. My husband loves the Grilled Corn and Zucchini Quesadillas. But we keep...More

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tagged along with my wife to Columbia, SC for a meeting. I asked the front desk person at our hotel to recommend a restaurant for dinner. I asked her a simple question: what is really good in Columbia. The name of the restaurant that...More

2  Thank hotlantajohn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in down and stopped at this small place food was amazing fast service and excellent food ! A most go to if you want go quality Mexican food

Thank Felisha C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little "hole in the wall" mom/pop place that when I drove up I thought was going to be fast food. Nope, it is a sit down full service with really good food. The place was packed on a Wednesday night, so now...More

1  Thank 1DisneyFan1955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This local restaurant is a favorite of many. It is often busy but waits are not too long when there is a wait. Definitely worth a wait for authentic Mexican food. Very good service. Excellent food and value. I did not travel to this restaurant,...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Real Mexico on two occasions. Both times the service has been very good and the food outstanding. I am in love with the zucchini and corn quesadilla. The flavor is spectacular and I may never get around to trying anything else...More

Thank RebeccaL230
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The food was very good and so was the service. The parking lot is small and due to the popularity of this place, it is hard to get in and out. But it is worth it.

Thank japbean
Reviewed 11 June 2017

OMG! This is the best Mexican food I ever had in the US! I ordered the shrimp tacos...seafood could be hit or miss in a Mexican restaurant but the shrimps tasted fresh as well all the other ingredients, this dish is on the spicy side...just...More

Thank Angie7Malave
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great authentic food! Many options, not your typical tex-mex. Service was mediocre. Their alcoholic beverages were great as well.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The Spinach Quesadilla was full of fresh spinach. The Corn and Zucchini Quesadilla was delicious. The lunch portion of the Chicken Fajitas was a very generous portion. The Enchiladas Rancheros were very good. The refried beans were a little different than what we are accustomed...More

Thank WifeofMoses
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Response from LouieCAE | Reviewed this property |
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Just go to the restaurant and see it there. It's worth the trip.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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