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Elena's Mexican Grill

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2424 Hendersonville Hwy US25S, Arden, NC
8286500999
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Good First Visit

A couple of my coworkers recommended Elena's to me. The restaurant was clean and I loved the design of the walls. The service is good but could have been a little quicker. The hostess and server were friendly. The bowl of salsa they bring with the chips could be a little bigger. My mother and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
shoe1978
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Hendersonville, NC
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Hendersonville, NC
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A couple of my coworkers recommended Elena's to me. The restaurant was clean and I loved the design of the walls. The service is good but could have been a little quicker. The hostess and server were friendly. The bowl of salsa they bring with the chips could be a little bigger. My mother and I enjoyed our dinner. The... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was good but not great. The salsa's were good but the beans were under-seasoned. The taco's were tasty but the quesadillas were super duper yummy. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Lowell, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Enjoy a business lunch and service was friendly and polite. The lunch meals all came out of the kitchen with screamin' hot plates! It's nice to be served a hot meal at lunch. The salsa bar is an added benefit when eating lunch. Portions were generous and tasty. Highly recommended for a casual business lunch.

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Elana's is a nice place on the southern end of Arden on Hendersonville Road. The service was friendly, attentive and professional. Menu offerings are extensive, with some unique dishes. This was my first and I would rate my food experience as being only average. Since I look to reviews on here primarily for the food quality, I rate is as... More 

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Canton, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We were really pleasantly surprised by the good food and large portions. Staff was very pleasant. The Garden Quesadillas were huge (with fresh mushrooms, spinach, peppers, onions, and more) and my husband ordered the Green Burrito which was filled with an abundant amount of delicious chicken and accompanied by very good rice. In our opinion, better than Papas & Beer... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

It took a little while for the waitress to come and take our order, but when she did take it, she allowed us to modify our meals. I wanted a plate with an enchilada and a chile relleno, which wasn't on the menu. She very happily obliged. My sister ordered fajitas without green peppers and though the made it for... More 

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Dundee, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We were visiting from Michigan and looking for a good Mexican restaurant. We stopped into another restaurant to see if they served Mexican they did not and recommended Elena's. We were very pleasantly surprised. I thought the food was very good and that the price was right. I would recommend it to anyone coming to Asheville and we hope to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I went to elena's tonight for a quick dinner. Some things have changed. The portions are much smaller than before. Still good, just smaller. Also the salsa was like water. Guess they are trying to cut back expenses. Wouldn't take family from out of town here but as a local not a bad spot to grab a bite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Frequent this restaurant. Food has always been delicious and service is great. Salsa bar has many choices. Better than papas and beer!!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is a good Mexican place in Asheville. The food is good, I had a chicken chimichanga and it was delicious. The chicken could have been a little spicier, but it was a good flavor. I like hot stuff, so a little salsa did the trick. My grandson had chicken tenders and he ate them all. He asks us when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2424 Hendersonville Hwy US25S, Arden, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: 8286500999

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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