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1805 W State Of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 928-0929
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English first
Johnson City, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Love this place!! Go every Sunday. Michael is the best bartender and the food is GREAT! This is a family owned business and they care about their business and the customers. Sometimes through the week we go to the one on Bristol Hwy and go straight to the back to sit at the bar. We usually have Rosa wait on... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I've been staying here in Johnson City for a couple months for business and when I found this place (the one on West St of Franklin Rd), I come in about once a week. I LOVE this place. This is the best Mexican food I have ever had and I love Mexican! I am sad that I will be leaving... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My experience was at the location in the Food Lion shopping center on the Bristol Highway in Johnson City. First the outside of the place. There were beer cans on the sidewalk and a distinct smell of rotten trash from the dumpster behind the establishment occasionally wafted over the building if the wind was blowing the right direction, which it... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love this restaurant. Wonderful local owners, friendly atmosphere, good food and prices and fast service. My favorite is the Jalaciense and for those that like really spicy my husband loves the Tapatio. We have never had a bad meal here so try anything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant and I go atleast 3 to 4 times per month. The food is always served hot and fresh. The margaritas are wonderful as well! We love the new outdoor seating as well!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love this place..everything from the salsa to the entrees are delicious! The frijita quesadillas are amazing..you can't go wrong eating here.. Great food and service!

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Rocky Top
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I found this Mexican Restaurant to be the best I have ever been to. Even a friend whose wife is Mexican says it is best she has eaten including her years in Mexico. Plan to eat there again this week as a friend I am treating him for his birthday which was last week choose it for his gift. Bigger... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

There are other good Mexican places in town; just look on the list here and you'll find several. For my taste El Charlais is the best. I only ever order off the Traditional Menus. The burritos are awesome with jalapanos pickled in-house for a perfect heat/flavor combination. The tortas too are great. My current favorite is the Cecina tacos. Think... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food was good and served quickly. Service was prompt and friendly. I thought the restaurant was fine and have no complaints. I wouldn't classify the food here as authentic Mexican or the best Mexican food I've ever eaten. It is typical for a Mexican restaurant found in a strip mall in a college town. It was very busy and... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Always a good meal! We eat at the location by ETSU atleast once a week.. Love the authentic food and drinks.

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Address: 1805 W State Of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone Number: (423) 928-0929
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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