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El Sazon Mexicano Restaurant

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2650 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701
(865) 681-8100
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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent...Period!

Don't let the outside appearance fool you. It's what's inside that counts and it's delicious. I chose to sit outside due to the nice weather. I was seated in less than a minute. A server then brought complimentary fresh tortillas and salsa, also within a minute. Do not load up on the chips... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Jeff B
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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Don't let the outside appearance fool you. It's what's inside that counts and it's delicious. I chose to sit outside due to the nice weather. I was seated in less than a minute. A server then brought complimentary fresh tortillas and salsa, also within a minute. Do not load up on the chips & salsa...they're addictive. I ordered the Taco... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Good food at a great price, great friendly service. Carne Asada is my favorite. The patio is a nice diversion.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for years and I think they have great food at great prices, can't beat the portions and the service is fast, free chips and salsa while you wait. Try this place if you like Mexican food !!

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Greenback
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I waited til I tried it 3 times before reviewing. All times food was very good but omg the staff is horrible! Not t friendly, don't care, no personalities. As if they all hate their jobs

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Attleborough, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have flown into Knoxville airport a number of times now and always get my friend Candy and I to stop off at El Sazon. I lived in Mexico for 3 months once so love my Mexican food. I ordered a set meal for $9.99 and got two plates worth! Very good value. And throw in the free chips and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The food was out of this world and the best part was the price. Super tasty and warm difinetly recommend it if you are in town.

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Indianapolis, IN
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119 reviews 119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The service was good but the food was pretty middle of the road. The staff was friendly as well. Just a little more and I would upgrade them for sure.

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24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

All u can eat fajita's on Wednesday's $6.99 is awesome. Wow:) Is all I can say! This place is a good deal and great food!

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Louisville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have been eating at El Sazon as long as they have been open (quite a few years now) and the food, service, and quality is always top notch. In an area with many excellent Mexican Restuarants they may well be the best.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We came in on a Saturday night with a party of 10 and a baby they had no problem seating us. Service was quick food was served promptly and delicious Mexican cuisine. Surprise birthday celebration in our party brought the whole restaurant staff to the table to sing and celebrate. Definately go again when in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2650 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: (865) 681-8100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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