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El Mariachito

1008 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-4886
+1 843-705-4117
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (8 reviews)
“el mariachi” (8 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
1008 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-4886
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good. The food lacked any real flavor. Not very generous portions either. The restaurant was empty as well. I guess we should have taken that as a sign.

Thank 2Nickels78
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went for dinner at 6PM during a weekday. No one at restaurant! Restaurants near looked full with people out on patios. Made us ask if evryone else knew something we did not. Food was average ... nothing special. The service was excellent. Edin did a...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I went to El Mariachi for lunch to try it out. I had no expectations or preconceptions; just wanted to try it for a quick lunch. I shall be back, as my experience there was good. El Mariachi is neither fine dining nor a place...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I recelty went there with a few of my friends and we had margaritas, best ones in bluffton, and the service was great!

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and I have been doing our date nights here for 3 years. During that time Carlos has grown and expanded, doubled the size of El Mariachi and now opened another even bigger place. Food is authentic Hispanic. People are fun. Mariachis band is...More

1  Thank bjauctions
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our family of 3 made several stops at El Miriachi over the Christmas vacation break. We found this little gem by chance in August of 2016. The food , flavor, service and most importantly ... the prices ... are simply the best in the area....More

1  Thank ZhongGuoTong53
Reviewed 3 November 2016

First visit and will try another one. The atmosphere is very upbeat and reflects the mexican colorful palate. Music a little loud but ok. The separate bar was very large and the chairs were comfortable looking. The salsa was more of a sauce. They were...More

Thank Pickeeone
Reviewed 2 October 2016

visited el mariachi for lunch. after reading the reviews i was expecting much better. 12.15 on a friday lunch time and we were only people in restaurant should have lowered our expectations. food was plentiful but expensive---$37 for lunch for 2 with no alcohol +...More

Thank mjccta
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Conveniently located 100 steps from the Holiday Inn Express, El Mariachi is probably the best regional Mexican food in the Bluffton / Hilton Head island region. The menu is superbly explained and photographed describing each dish. Seafood, pork and beef is cooked to prefection. We...More

Thank ZhongGuoTong53
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I have being a customer of El Mariachi for over three years now. Every time I have eaten at El Mariachi has being beyond approach. The Food, Customer Service is always consistently excellent. It should be noted I have traveled all over the world and...More

Thank James W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 1008 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-4886
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-705-4117
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