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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
801 Sparkleberry Ln, Columbia, SC 29229-6553
+1 803-419-8862
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
801 Sparkleberry Ln, Columbia, SC 29229-6553
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

As usual great service and food on Sparkleberry Drive off Clemson Road. Tried the one in Lugoff, SC and the food wasn't even close to the quality of Sparkleberry.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank davidbutlerh
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stopped here for an early dinner on a recent road trip. It was located off the main highway near shopping areas so easy to find and park. It was pretty empty when we got there and were seated promptly. The waitress was nice but had...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Coco1231
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great atmosphere. The four of us were seated in the unoccupied rear dining room, which was great for a quiet visit with friends until we realized we'd been forgotten. Fortunately, we had no intention of rushing though our time together, and once the server was...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank BenWagg
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Recently dined here with a large group. We were seated promptly and our orders were taken. The chips and salsa were the standard Mexican fare, nothing special there. When our food came out, mine was the incorrect dish and they had to remake it. However...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank onlythebest2007
Reviewed 22 August 2016

the food is always great and can be customized the way you like it. The staff is very nice and after you've been there a few times you get greeted like you are part of their family. Just a great place for good Mexican food.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank davidbutlerh
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My daughter stopped here on a Friday afternoon for a casual late lunch/early dinner. Our server, Manuel, was quick to take out drink orders and assured my daughter that they could, indeed, make her a "spicy" Margarita. Prepared and delivered exactly as ordered! Our Fish...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank sallysue1279
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We come here at least once a week because the food is incredible and the service is consistent! Ask for Sergio , Beto, Iris, Miguel, or Genarro..these guys are awesome and will ensure that you have a great dining experience! Portions are quite large and...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank kencruz671
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

The margaritas tasted horrible, bought a whole pitcher and had two sips. They were out of steak......,my food was really salty, and service was slow. Monterey's in the vista is probably the best typical Mexican place right now.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Gaineya
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I stayed locally and the hotel suggest this restaurant and it was a good choice. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Everyone in the family enjoyed and good and prompt service

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Donald T
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I came once before and walked out because of the inability of the staff to serve me, I had to seat myself (at the bar) and still was ignored while some black guy tried to rip them off for a drink with his buddy. Great!...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank melbatoast24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Sparkleberry Ln, Columbia, SC 29229-6553
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-419-8862
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