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Cecilia's Mexican Restaurant

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6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
+1 803-772-7154
Today
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cecilia and her husband have created a gem of a restaurant. Cecilia greets each diner, and is willing to talk in Spanish with those who wish to practice. The food is amazing--not Tex-Mex but true Mexican. Dishes incorporate fresh vegetables, the Mexican potatoes are a great side, and the pico de gallo is always fresh and flavorful--none of that chopped... More 

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South Carolina
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've never been to Mexico, so I cannot say the food is authentic. But what I can say is the food is good.... sometimes. I've been to Cecilia's off and on in the past and the last time I was here the service was extremely slow; the chips were cold; the drinks refill were slow. And when the food was... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1,269 reviews
463 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Cecelia’s is a nice, clean, friendly restaurant that serves tasty Mexican food at fair prices. We lunched there yesterday with friends. I enjoyed my generously-portioned fajita rancherita especial and my wife liked here quesadilla. Unfortunately, we got very slow service, and that was the same problem we encountered during our last lunch here more than a year ago. There appears... More 

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Thank Citallwic
Augusta, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It was ok. Didn't like the chile relleno...it was deep fried. Rice and shrimp was good. Large portions. If we go again, I'd order something different.

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Thank tracysapp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The food has an authentic Mexican taste, unbelievably good. I'm from Texas, and there are many Mexican restaurants but none compare to this type of food. The service as well is excellent!!! The price as well is good, definitely worth every cent. Highly recommended 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼

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Thank Jay T
Columbia, South Carolina
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I hae coming here for several years and have never been disappointed. It is by far the best Mexican restaurant in town. Authentic.

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Thank Judy A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 6 that ordered a variety of selections, taco salad, seafood enchiladas, quesadillas, tacos,and so forth. All where exceptionally good. Drinks were refilled without asking. Service was friendly and knowledgeable. A must stop if you want authentic Mexican food.

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Thank 5er5ter
Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant doesn't look like much. It's in a shopping center. Don't let that fool you. The food has ruined me from all other Mexican food. It is delicious. The portions are huge. After eating here I can't go to a chain Mexican restaurant. Nothing compares.

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Thank susan0401
Columbia, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I went to take my son as a little mommy and me date. The chips we got served was old and didn't even crunch. The lady taking our order didn't understand English well which is fine because I just pointed to whatever I wanted. The food was not great!

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Thank Christina D
Columbia, South Carolina
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Went out with friends here. The lady taking our order had a great deal of difficulty doing that. My taco was greasy and the shell tasted burnt. You had to wait for your bill and then had to wait to pay. For there to be so few customers, it was way too long.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-772-7154

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?