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2143 Jacksboro Pike, La Follette, TN 37766-3003
423-566-8696
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Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in La Follette
Cuisines: Mexican
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La Follette, Tennessee, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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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200 reviews 200 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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200 reviews 200 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Sudbury, Canada
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133 reviews 133 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This place was recommended by the hotel desk person.....the recent reviews are quite negative but hey, I'm one to form my own opinion...... No doubt we were wise to listen to the hotel recommendation as we would have missed out on a very good dinner.......greeted quickly and brought to our booth.....real Mexican decor, not sure if it is all hand... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

I've live in Campbell County for over 10 years and have eaten at El Pub's many times...never been disappointed. It is always good, fast service, and plenty left over to take home due to the large portions...two people can share one entree and have plenty to eat. I recommend this place to eat...one of the best local restaurants.

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

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