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Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant

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1030 South Broadway Suite 1050, Lexington, KY 40504-2681
859 281 5171
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 34
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfectly good food

This is your standard American Mexican food. Nothing stands out as exceptional but it's all pleasant food. Service is good. We visit a few times a year.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
imatreehugger1974
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

We arrived late on a Friday night, almost 10, and they close at 10:30. We were greeted by a friendly hostess, seated immediately, and waited on promptly. The food was incredible, large portions and very tasty. The margaritas were amazing. Service was excellent. We will be back!

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Thank Bridget W
Lexington, Kentucky
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is your standard American Mexican food. Nothing stands out as exceptional but it's all pleasant food. Service is good. We visit a few times a year.

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Thank imatreehugger1974
Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This Is A GREAT Restaurant!I have eaten at both locations for Years!! They have very good Fajitas,Tacos&Salsa&Homemade Chips! They give ya enough Food to take Home&Eat Again,,A Must Try!! ENJOY!!

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Thank Duckyky
Massachusetts
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Got into town late late and we met up with our daughter who moved to the LEX last year. despite the fact that we made it into the restaurant right before closing, the staff was very welcoming and gracious in serving us (despite probably being ready to go home!). Our food came out fresh, hot and perfectly prepared right down... More 

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1 Thank gcmass
Charlottesville, Virginia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Love love love the margaritas! The food is well-prepared - someone knows what they're doing in the grill area. Fresh vegetables, good tortillas, good service, good sauces....good service, good prices. One of our very favorites anywhere!

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1 Thank panichristine
Lexington, Kentucky
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We moved here from across the country a month ago and part of the downside of moving is losing all your beloved eating places. Our mexican place at our old place was frequently visited and praised by various shows on food network so our standard was high but Jalepenos is a great rebound love. Original menu, everything we have tried... More 

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Thank Ruth L
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273 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I did not like the place, way to noisy when i was there, but the food is very good though, just to much going on all the time for me..

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Thank Scott F
Madison, Indiana
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155 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Four meals were ordered and four meals were not eaten! The food was too bad to eat... even the rice. It is high priced compared to most restaurants. Not recommended at all.

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Thank Jeep1977
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

You get no warning about how spicy everything is and if it says you get queso with your meal it's fried and impossible to dip anything in. I don't understand it

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Thank Madvisitor
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This place looks a little sketchy from the outside, but if you can get past the sombrero-clad jalapeno pepper, you're in for a treat. We had the fajitas and they were really tasty, if a bit on the overdone side. If you love the veggies, you might be disappointed because they're heavy on the meat, light on the veg. Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1030 South Broadway Suite 1050, Lexington, KY 40504-2681
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859 281 5171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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