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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently Good

I know I have been eating here for at least 12 years both with co-workers and family. They are always friendly and professional and serve great Mexican food. Unless you go during a peak time of day, the wait is minimal if there is a wait at all. They offer daily specials and have delicious chips... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
csands33
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Alcoa, Tennessee
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Alcoa, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I know I have been eating here for at least 12 years both with co-workers and family. They are always friendly and professional and serve great Mexican food. Unless you go during a peak time of day, the wait is minimal if there is a wait at all. They offer daily specials and have delicious chips and queso. Check them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

food was delicious. will definitely go back. my daughters food wasn't hot though. great, friendly service also. keep up the good work. also prices were affordable. i had chicken, and it was full of flavor and moist and juicy. it came with cheese sauce on top with Mexican rice and refried beans with lettuce, tomato and sour cream

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Kodak
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I am not a huge Mexican fan but went to El Sazon's for a friend's birthday party. I ordered plain tacos and they were good. However, everyone else in the party (all 17 of them) were very happy with their entrees. Since I am not a huge Mexican fan, I can't speak first hand but I know that 17 people... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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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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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
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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Address: 2650 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701
Phone Number: (865) 681-8100
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • 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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