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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
ok place to eat

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Mike S
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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Lexington, Kentucky
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Although there seems to be no shortage of mexican restaurants in the area, this one definitely provides above average food and service. Chips were fresh and refilled often, as were the drinks.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This beautifully decorated authentic Mexican restaurant, just off I-75, in middle Tennessee is a breath of fresh air when on a long driving trip. It has a huge menu, very tasty and generous servings, clientele of local Hispanic population, everything we were seeking when trying to avoid the chain restaurants on the interstate. Prices - great, service - attentive.

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Florence, Kentucky
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211 reviews 211 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We frequent this place often and it is a very popular place. The food is well prepared and served quickly. Waiters are prompt and check on you often. Monday is 20 percent off for seniors night. I have never been able to finish a meal there due to size. Chips and salsa are great and you can get a beer... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

El Pub's Is the place to go. We usually eat there 3 or more times a month it is just that good! Authentic Mexican decor, music and the best food around. My family of four order a Family Meal that is offered for $24 on the menu. May sound expensive but I have to honestly say it feeds all four... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After trying to buy beer with our groceries before noon on Sunday (not happening in TN) we had an hour to burn. No way were we going back to our lake house for the week without beer. So following the recommendations of another review site and desperately trying to avoid fast food, we luckily stumbled upon El Pueblito for an... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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207 reviews 207 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The chips were warm and the salsa tasty, but the meal was not so great. One problem was that it came out barely warm. Cheese enchilada, good; tamale not so good, beans and rice might have been better hot.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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207 reviews 207 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I ate here with friends after a hike on the Cumberland Trail. The chips were warm and the salsa tasty, but the meal was very average or less and part of the problem was that it was brought out barely warm. The cheese enchilada was fine, but I did not care for the tamale. Rice and beans might have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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