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Eric's San Jose Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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6118 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209-1353
+1 803-783-6650
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Homosassa, Florida
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were staying at a nearby Bed & Breakfast and our hostess recommended a couple of restaurants; but while driving to one of them we noticed Eric's and saw that the parking lot was about 95% filled; a good sign. We went in and had excellent Mexican food - tacos, burritos, tostadas, beans and rice; all of the really good... More 

Thank Charles H
Eastover, South Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The atmosphere is Rustic what you might see in a cantina in Mexico good music. Margarita's are ample watch out for the Grande. I have ate there many times and have always found the food ample and delicious The price is reasonable always a good dining experience

Thank lovebug29044
Lexington, South Carolina
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295 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

After work before I went to my fencing lesson I stopped in to this great little restaurant. Not so little , I have been here before with friend's from work and it is very spacious but comfortable. the waiter's are friendly and inviting, the food delicious and d=served hot. Great Mexican Burritos with sour cream and Guacamole. I will definitely... More 

Thank Edward S
Columbia, South Carolina
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408 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Pretty standard Tex Mex. I had the chicken Taco's. The chicken was boiled, not grilled. They threw some white cheese on it and that was it. Bland and tasteless.

Thank Lbouknight
Gadsden, Alabama
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Horrible service, waiting to long for table, waited to long for drinks, to long for food,slow, nasty environment. Not worth the time, nothing to be impressed by

Thank cj p
Guelph, Ontario
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287 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

On April 28, 2016 I dined at Eric's Mexican Restaurant. The place was very busy on a Thursday night. I was seated immediately and given the menu. I ordered a nice cold beer while I made my choice which was a Steak and Cheese Burrito which was very good. Service was very good. The atmosphere had a typical Mexican look... More 

Thank goldenboy1947
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped by cause there were several cars in the parking lot.. Guess they don't get good Mexican around here. Service was good.. But for was border line.. A bit on the pricey side for what you get.. There's really no reason why it couldn't just have a bit more quality put into it..

Thank Stephanie C
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I was really disappointed with the first impression. We were speaking Spanish when we enter the restaurant and they treat us like sh... The host asked who many were are and we respond in Spanish...he ignore us, turn around and leave us at the entrance. Another employee sit us, and again the host was very rude and shot us the... More 

Thank Shabelly
Herriman, Utah
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stopped here on a whim (because we were all hungry and it was right there). I won't say I was completely disappointed, but the food lacked a lot of spicier flavors that I am accustomed to where I usually go. The food was good, just a little bland. The service was not the best, but it wasn't horrible. I... More 

Thank ute4lyf
Columbia, SC
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant that you can go home to, in other words the service and food is consistently great. The atmosphere has always been festive with patrons enjoying themselves to the max. Feel free to order any item on the menu, you won't be disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6118 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209-1353
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-783-6650

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?