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El Tigre Mexican Restaurant

) #180 of 314 Restaurants in Columbia ££ - £££ Mexican,
10 W Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203-6011
+1 573-442-2983
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
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“tamales” (5 reviews)
“margs” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
10 W Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203-6011
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly and polite. The food was good and they offer free chips. They serve adult drinks like always. I would recommend you stop by and try it it's worth it.

Thank Hayden M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

In south Columbia, this little place serves decent Tex-Mex and average maragitas. The outdoor seating is nice when the weather is right.

Thank 40Cardoc
Reviewed 18 January 2017

always happy to eat here, we love their food! Service is always good, usually busy whenever we go there is always a wait, but it is worth it!

Thank grantmm2016
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Columbia does not have the best Mexican restaurants, at least when compared to other cities in the US. But for what we have, I think El Tigre is the best. Food is really good but what sets them apart is their service. Very friendly and...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We have gone here several times in the past service was ok...this time we had a male waiter who presented excellent service...they have happy hour between 2 and 5 and the small beers are a dollar as arr they tacos...the taco shells are deep fried...More

Thank sharonwain1234
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food...on the patio....cold adult beverages. The food is AUTHENTIC, fresh and flavorful. Wide variety on the menu [even a kids menu with a burger or chicken strips]. Only knock was the extremely average salsa that was served initially. Well worth the stop.

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Visited after church and was surprised of no crowd, however, when we left there were many patrons. Salsa good, not too hot. Queso good, but over priced @ $6.99. Food hot, tasty, but nothing that was spectacular. Had leftovers from the burrito supreme, very large...More

Thank Paulette E
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner with family at El Tigre. Friendly staff, prompt service, and delicious food. The cheese dip was really good.

Thank Cherylabr
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Amazing margaritas. Honestly the best margaritas I've had, but the food is sub-par. There are just better mexican places to eat in Columbia. I come here solely for the margs, but in order to get chips and salsa, you have to order food so make...More

Thank ampress727
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My granddaughter and I stopped by for supper on a Friday night after 6 p.m. The facility was busy but not crowded and parking was available. Service this trip was uneven at best. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive at first but we had...More

Thank Sharon B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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: 10 W Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203-6011
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-442-2983
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