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La Fiesta

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1220 Charleston Hwy, West Columbia, SC 29169-6149
+1 803-796-7004
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I eat here about once a month. I was a vegetarian for two years and usually ordered the enchiladas suizas which are delicious. My husband loves the combo dinner and the fajitas texcanas. There salsa is amongst one of my favorites. It's always fresh and had the perfect amount of cilantro and heat. Would also recommend the... More 

Thank Mindy M
Columbia, South Carolina
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251 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

No need to cross the Rio Grande to savor some delicious Mexican food. There is a very attentive staff in a very relaxed restaurant. The food is fresh, tasty and authentic. You are greeted with a smile! Wonderful Margaritas with fresh tortilla chips to get you started. There is a nice selection of Mexican beer as well to accompany the... More 

Thank Louis D
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

LaFiesta is only minutes from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, and just down from the brand new Walmart Market on Knox Abbott. A friendly staff and a great place for groups. A varied menu in a relaxed atmosphere. A huge local favorite for the lunch crowds.

Lexington, SC
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

As the title says this is my favorite Mexican restaurant. The food here has a better taste than all of the other restaurants that have the same menu. Their salsa is the best tasting salsa that I have ever had. The tacos are great but my favorite is the Chile Poblano. It's stuff with ground beef and cheese. Very tasty!... More 

Thank Jeff W
Deering, New Hampshire
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259 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We are passing through on business and didn't want Fast Food Restaurant so I said stop here! Pleasantly surprised I had Lunch Plate #7 and my other 1/2 had Speedy Gonzalez ' s Lunch Plate and a Margarita was excellent! Highly recommend and they have a party room so you could definitely bring a crowd here! Waitress was excellent and... More 

Thank SamanthaW6
Columbia, South Carolina
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129 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I met a friend here and despite the older building (I think it was previously a (Shoney's or something similar) the service was really good. I ordered a Mexican beer. Can't go wrong there. I also ordered the Fish Tacos and substituted beans for rice. I got three soft tacos FILLED with white fish, beans, fresh avocado slices and chunky... More 

Thank Debbie G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

We were craving mexican food and thought we would try someplace new.BAD IDEA. Took about 30 minutes to get our food. My husband's burrito had about 3 tiny pieces of chicken and rolled up about the size of his pinky finger. When we got our food it looked like it was from the kids menu not the largest dinner combo.my... More 

Thank moon1523
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

We were on the mood for Mexican food and this is where we ended up. It worked out well. The food is very good. The salsa was great and the rellenos were wonderful and the closer you get to the stem the hotter they got. Perfect as we like hot. You can tell how good it is when you walk... More 

Thank 9384jlk
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

Ok I was in town and decide to eat Mexican and based on tripadvisor came here. I wasn't feeling the decor seemed old and boring. But places like this can surprise you sometimes... Wasn't the case. I ordered camarones a la diabla and it came out pretty quick. When I saw it I was confused, came with no tortillas and... More 

Thank Evomike
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

its clean and great food. they have the very best salsa in columbia sc.weve been to almost every mexican restraunt in columbia west columbia and lexington area this is still our very favorite. we also buy the salsa when im making my own mexican for the night. never can get it just the way they do.

Thank carla h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Charleston Hwy, West Columbia, SC 29169-6149
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-796-7004

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