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El Patio

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2394 E Highway 501, Conway, SC 29526-9526
+1 843-347-6984
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Rochester, New York, Usa
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147 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is the typical Mexican Atmosphere. Colorful, pleasant and relaxing. The food was very good.. All of us really enjoyed eating our meal. The price was fair. The waiter was fantastic.. Overall It was excellent evening!

Thank M00se1976
Conway, South Carolina
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love El Patio! The food choices will not disappoint. Having a Hispanic husband that says a lot about this restaurant. We have tried many alleged Mexican restaurants since moving to the southeast and there isn't a Mexican restaurant that can hold a candle to El Patio. The Carne Asada is a good first choice if you... More 

Thank cabeza14
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here, very very good tasting food, lunch soecials. Nice staff. Separate bar. I can't remember the name of the chicken dish I ordered but it had zucchini and broccoli and it was delicious. Complimentary chips and salsa.

Thank 1Robinsnest
Clarion, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with my husband. I ordered the burrito California. It said it was a giant burrito. They weren't kidding. It was ginormous! But soooo good! It was delicious. Our waiter Johnny was very sweet and very attentive. We're only down here for the weekend but hopefully we'll be back again before we leave!

Thank Liz K
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I really like all of the food choices they have and especially the Sunday lunch buffet. There are lots of good choices on the bar and on the menu.

Thank travelingis2fun
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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180 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Looking for a good Mexican restaurant in the Myrtle Beach area we decided to try El Patio. The service was good, the food was good and the prices reasonable. This is better than most we have tried in the area but I can not rate it more than average. Still looking for THE MEXICAN RESTAURANT in the area that is.

Thank Alan H
Marion, South Carolina
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167 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was my first time to eat here and I was very pleased to have tried it. This place has a Sunday buffet that is well forth the stop at $12.99. Great selection of various dishes of different heat varieties. Food items were replenished when low so that you do not have to wait. 3 different types of fajitas, enchiladas... More 

Thank Stephen R
Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

If you pass this place without stopping, you are totally missing out. Some of the best Mexican food you'll ever have! The drinks are amazing. Staff is incredibly friendly. I love the quesadilla grande and any of their shrimp dishes. We have to stop every time we go to the beach. El Patio is great for the whole family!

Thank lv206
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first time at this restaurant and I absolutely love it!! The food was perfect and the waiter was so gracious and kind. I will definitely be back and will recommend this place to my friends!

Thank Janella P
Conway, SC
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154 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant the Conway area. They recently remodeled the inside and outside of the restaurant. The service is fast and friendly. There is a very large menu selection. Chips and salsa are brought to the table, normally before the drinks are even ordered. There are plenty of selections for the patrons not desiring Mexican food, for... More 

Thank SCTravelCouple

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene
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: 2394 E Highway 501, Conway, SC 29526-9526
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 843-347-6984

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