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El Pueblito

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2143 Jacksboro Pike, La Follette, TN 37766-3003
423-566-8696
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican in LaFollette

Reasonable prices and the food is very good. The music can be loud at times. The service is good and I have never had to wait too long for our food to be delivered. The food is tasty and authentic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Robert J
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LaFollette, United States
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LaFollette, United States
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Reasonable prices and the food is very good. The music can be loud at times. The service is good and I have never had to wait too long for our food to be delivered. The food is tasty and authentic.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great place! We were craving Mexican food and the hotel staff directed us to this place and we were not disappointed. The service was wonderful and the food delicious!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is probably the only Mexican restaurant in the little town, so is it great, no not really, but then its not bad either. The food is pretty standard for a little local Mexican joint. The chips and salsa were tasty, food arrived hot and I can't complain. Hey we are not in Mexico.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

While camping at Cove Lake, my family and I decided to go eat some Mexican food, we found this place on in to town, we ordered some type of chicken polo dish, the taste was average at best, the chicken was very bland, in addition, my food was served on a plate the had a big chip out of it,... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Ate here for dinner. Have eaten here before several years ago. Found the facility needing some updating even though there was painting going on during our meal in a roped off section. The menus were tattered and torn with food smeared on them. Not a good start. The chips, salsa, drinks and food was served very fast. The chips were... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is the second time eating here and both times have been exceptional! We hate the Mexican restaurants where everything tastes the same. My husband got the Polo Poblano and loved it. My shrimp chimichanga was delicious! In a small town with not many restaurants this is a gem!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Absolutely terrible. Went for dinner one of the nights during a bachelor party at Norris Lake. The bar was under construction and they did not have margaritas. What!?!? The menu was filthy and we needed hand sanitizer after touching it. Most of the group ordered something with grilled chicken to reduce the risk of food poisoning. Might be fine for... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

A coworker and myself were working in the area and had dinner here on a Monday night. My food was average, not bad, not great. Prices were reasonable and service was very good. Probably would visit again and try something different.

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Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I grew up here in La Follette, and have to say this is my go to place when I want to sit down and eat. The folks at El Pueblito bring authentic flavors, and great service to a town where that's very hard to find. The staff rotate a lot and you get a mix of a good and great... More 

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La Follette, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have been coming here since Middle School and I am now graduating college. There have been a few bad experiences such as my husband finding a cigarette in his food and hearing multiple reports of roaches but I believe they have changed management since then. My husband always orders the beef taco salad with just meat and cheese and... More 

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  • Address: 2143 Jacksboro Pike, La Follette, TN 37766-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  La Follette
  • Phone Number: 423-566-8696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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