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El Chile Rojo

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209 E Rutherford St, Landrum, SC 29356-1625
+1 864-457-5977
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Landrum, South Carolina
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have lunch here regularly. Staff are friendly and happy to offer suggestions. Especially enjoy the ACP.

Thank Glen P
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Really superb service - our waitress was fantastic. Food was super tasty - fajitas were delicious. Nice place to eat for a family.

Thank havoc68
Weaverville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Smoking and nonsmoking. You pass through the smoking area to the nonsmoking. We ordered combination meals. Granted not the best way to judge a Mexican apart from their signature dishes. Mediocre in flavor. Son says sauce on enchilada tastes like the area we came through to get to our table. I tasted. Smokey. Like a cigarette. May be better choices... More 

Thank Tripdadvisr
Tryon, North Carolina
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

There are several Mexican places in area and they are all good. This one is Mexican only. Parking can be a little difficult as its on Main street and you may have to park on a side street. Good food fair prices.

Thank tripavisor83
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I eat here often! && love it!! They have amazing margaritas and the tacos are great! But their seafood and in house made salsa is to die for!! I strongly suggest this restaurant to anyone looking to enjoy some Mexican food.

Thank kalderete
South Carolina
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197 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Landrum/Tryon area has some great restaurants but the El Chile Rojo is not one of them. There were two of us. One had the spinach/mushroom quesadilla, and one had the poblano. The poblano was over cooked and was too hot (temperature) to eat. It was served on a plate that was hot enough to burn you - and the... More 

Thank JPMcGuire
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The food had very little flavor, the service was not professional and the place didn't see too clean. Pass this one by, there are much better Mexican places in the area.

Thank metrowmn
Columbus, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Landrum has several great restaurants, but if you are looking for a casual and comfortable place to relax with a margarita and some Mexican comfort food, you MUST try El Chile Rojo. What I love the most is dining on the covered front porch, but the inside dining areas and full bar are comfortable as well. Whether you are alone... More 

Thank sunnic2015
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

If you love Mexican food and the picturesque town of Landrum as we do, better try another spot down the road. We have been sadly disappointed lately in this once very good Mexican restaurant, now a step below Taco Bell. With so many natives in the area, where have all the good cooks gone?

Thank Kpjg01
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Was last resort place to grab lunch and I remember why now. Last time we were there food wasn't that spectacular but what do you expect from a generic Mexican restaurant? Today the visit was horrible. I ordered lunch chimichanga with no lettuce or tomato. Food came and it wasn't deep fried (which I thought that was what a chimichanga... More 

Thank Jenni Crain F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 209 E Rutherford St, Landrum, SC 29356-1625
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Landrum
  • Phone Number: +1 864-457-5977

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