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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)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2421 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here passing through on our way to Florida. I'm not a expert on Mexican food. I love it but most of the restaurants seem the same with different signs. But this was different. It was simply the best Mexican food I've had. Their...More

Thank Buckmarko
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best mexican restaurant in Columbia. California burrito, most excellent. For the not so brave, standard affair try El Rodeo. Barbacco tacos are wonderful. The Guacamole is the best.

Thank Antihero27
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I read the reviews, and stopped specifically to eat here. I was on the way to Charleston, and craving (good) Mexican food. I had a plain but tasty tostada, a green sauce tamale with loads of tender pork, and a perfect rellano with cheese. The...More

1  Thank Paperman87
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

WOW! We’re from Augusta GA and just finished eating lunch here for the first time. There are two or three places we eat at for Mexican food in Augusta that are really good. Not the “chain” local ones. However... REAL MEXICO RESTAURANT here in Columbia...More

1  Thank rdittler
Reviewed 24 January 2018

One thing I miss about living in Los Angeles is all the great Mexican food on every block. Real Mexico is hands down the BEST Mexican cuisine in town. Awesome portions, reasonable priced and a star menu with a lot of authentic Mexican dishes, full...More

Thank Birgitta J
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Got there an the place was busy, we got a table fast. food was very good real mexican taste. All employees very friendly. I highly recomend this restaurant and I will go back when i visit again Columbia.

Thank Jose Luis R
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

OG Mexican in the South. The food is authentic Mexican and service is great! Al pastor tacos were great. Horchata for the kids.

1  Thank Dan K
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I would come back for sure!! Staff was amazing and tentative. The food was about the best we've had since moving here, can't wait to try this place again

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Texan needing a great Tex-mex fix. This is a winner! Chips & salsa, guacamole and fajitas are perfect! Been here twice while in west Columbia.

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a hole in the wall kind of place. The food was good, but not overwelming. The best thing I can say is it is cheap!

Thank langead
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Questions & Answers
20 August 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
24 July 2017|
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Response from A1n2thony | Reviewed this property |
Yes and unlike a few nearby restaurants sold alcohol was well!
4 August 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 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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