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Sure Fire Tacos

916 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
+1 803-764-1016
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“tortillas” (10 reviews)
“taco” (13 reviews)
“nachos” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
916 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great taco and exceptional homemade tortillas, go here. Do not pass go, do not collect $200....go straight to Sure Fire Tacos! If you are traveling through Columbia, get off the Interstate and eat here. DO NOT MISS THIS ONE!...More

Thank Chip H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was pleasently surprised at the quality and taste of the tacos and bowls! Not usual to get something of this caliber in SC. The outside seating area was also a very nice setting with a quite but urban flair.

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Ok, today is the first time that I've been to this place and I like it! This won't be the last time I stroll into this place. The flavors rock. I had 2 tacos and a beer. The Tex Mex and the Sure Fire tacos....More

Thank schmitthappens22
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Sure fire tacos looks like a typical trendy taco place with okayish food but the quality of the food here is good! There is tons of seating, the food is fash and affordable plus large portions so that you can take some home later. There...More

Thank a2sky2a
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

When in food service, one of the biggest draws is a wonderful wait staff. Everyone is so friendly and ready to smile and have a conversation. It's a relaxed atmosphere with really good food, plus a HUGE draw for me is the 'Taco Love' wall....More

Thank Rushton-Southers
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Enjoyed the tacos and their salsa/dips are super tasty. Kinda stingy with the chips though, other restaurants give you unlimited chips...anyway, we went a second time and still really good. Definitely will stop in when in Columbia!

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Would give it a 0 if possible. Have visited this restaurant several times in the past. Wife and I visited yesterday, placed our order and handed them a local flavor coupon. Only valued a 10 dollars. Was rudely told that they no longer accept coupons....More

Thank 531kharris
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Located just a block away from the Hampton Inn downtown . Tacos are made to Ryder as are the rice bowls. Fresh ingredients and salsa bar. Tons of chips come with your meal Fountain drinks and cold beer in ice. Good place for a quick...More

1  Thank DaveZ111
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Fresh Tortillas and great service.... Plus made in house salsa and Hot sauce... Wow I had a great visit!!!!

1  Thank ricotiny
Reviewed 28 February 2018

When this first opened, it was our favorite lunch spot. Then gradually over time, the quality of the food lessened. At first, the tacos were too soft, not grilled as on our first several visits. Next, the menu was taken down from behind the register....More

Thank Maureen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-764-1016
Sure Fire Tacos and Tortilla Grill is Tex-Mex with a twist. All of our recipes and ingredients are prepared fresh daily, from our five signature salsas to our scratch-made tortillas. Our restaurant offers a casual, inviting atmosphere with an open bar and outdoor patio seating (bring Fido along to enjoy our outdoor area!). With a menu inspired by our Texas roots, we traveled the world to find unique and interesting flavors. From our sweet and spicy mango-habanero salad and al Pastor pork, marinated in fresh pineapple juice and spicy chorizo seasonings, we're bringing a little of the Lone Star state to the Columbia community. Our three favorite things? Fresh ingredients, fun atmosphere, and unique experiences. From hand-rolling our tortillas to preparing each dish made-to-order, we ensure each and every detail in order to bring out the most flavor in each offering. We've created a fun and inviting atmosphere for our team members and neighbors to enjoy -- we aim to be more than just a restaurant, we want to be a destination!
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