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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

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Mexican
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1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
828-652-5154
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very fresh meal

Special fahitas were served hot and fresh. Our service made us feel like special customers. We will return when we are in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
oak5615
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Special fahitas were served hot and fresh. Our service made us feel like special customers. We will return when we are in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Really great welcome and wonderful food! We ate wwaaayyyy to much but everything was so good! Highly recommend

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Greenville, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This restaurant serves some of the best Mexican food in the Carolinas. Whenever we are in Marion, this is the restaurant everyone wants to go to. We have been here with large groups and small groups. The service and the food have never disappointed. The food is delicious. The portions are so generous that most of us had some to... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This restaurant continues to blow us away ~ we only pass through Marion once a year, and this is one of our annual treats. Just seems to get better and better every time we visit. The food, the atmosphere, and the service was excellent... can't wait until next May! If you enjoy Mexican food ~ this is an absolute must.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My husband and I took 16 people to Jalapeno's. Ishmael was the best. He was fast and efficient. The food was excellent as I expected. Everyone said that they loved the food and thought the service was fabulous! So I guess this lunch was a success! Thank you Ishmael for making it a wonderful experience! We'll be back!!

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Marion, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is authentic Mexican food and is presented beautifully each time. If you want to try something that isn't on the menu, just ask! Owned, operated and presented by the same family for years.

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Oak Ridge, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The menu caters to the most basic tastes up to a five star palate. Just passing through on I40 and needed lunch. We have found a place that will become a routine stop and it will take years to try the menu options. My husband had Pollo Con Crema (chicken breast topped with jalapeño sour cream sauce over a bed... More 

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Marion, North Carolina, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have lived in several different states in the US, including Texas, and visited Mexico on many occasions, and Jalapeno Grill is my favorite Mexican restaurant ever! The food is fresh, beautifully presented and delicious! My children live away, and their first request when they visit is always, "Let's go to Jalapeno's!" The proprietor and chef, Ernesto, takes great pride... More 

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Loudon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

When I am in Marion, I always make a visit to Jalapeno's. It is the absolute best Mexican restaurant in the US! The freshness of the ingredients is absolutely unmatched along with the service. Outstanding! And it is at every visit I make -- absolutely the best around!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We drove through this little town early on a Sunday looking for a homemade meal and maybe something different. We stopped here because it looked open and had good reviews. It was great! We went for the buffet, which was $9.99 all you can eat. It had well prepared mexican flavored steak, chicken and fish, as well as all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-5154

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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