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All 113 Lebanon Restaurants

El Molino

809 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 449-9300
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Phoenix
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311 reviews 311 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are 2 Mexican restaurants on S Cumberland St north of I-40 at this exit. El Molino is farther north on the east side - the other is south closer to I-40 and on the west side. We prefer the food & service at El Molino. It's really fresh, served with a smile and great attentiveness - even when they... More

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Last time we went there, it took an hour for our food to come out after it took us 30 to order. Meal came back with soggy chips. Fastest thing that came out was my son's hamburger and fries.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My family and I decided to try this restaurant. The food was excellent! I had the Hawaiian Fajitas. The flavor was unlike any other Mexican restaurant. All the ingredients must have been cooked individually then combined on the plate. Everything had it's unique flavor in the dish, but it all meshed well. Our service was wasn't as good as the... More

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Tennessee
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161 reviews 161 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It was three in the afternoon and only one other able. I don't know if our waiter was inexperienced, didn't care or baffled. We had a group of 6 adults and two five year olds. He finally came and took our orders. When he brought the food he didn't bring the children's simple tacos. He should have made sure he... More

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Brandon, South Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Tasteless salsa, sewer-like water, greasy food, poor service. The staff was at least friendly when they checked on us, and the prices were fair.

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Cookeville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I gave this place a try because of the good reviews I saw on TA. The food was very bland and most of it was just no good. The cheese dip had no flavor at all. My daughter had steak nachos. The steak was chewy. I had the Special dinner. Nothing special about it. Anyway the food was not good.... More

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Marysville, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Wayyyyy better than the place across the street. Salsa actually has some bite, sauces are not sugary sweet, service great, nice menu additions beyond the standard "Mexican" fare. Seriously, this place blows away the local competition.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This was a birthday group and all the workers were exceptionally fast, pleasant and welcoming ! The food was better than any that I have had, in years. The birthday boy was given a sombrero and ice cream after the meal and it was a very pleasant experience. When you leave a place, smiling, it is worth it ! Also,,... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Would have loved to give an extra half star. Went here after reading the TA reviews, and were very glad we did. We lived in New Mexico for over 10 years, and are very familiar with all styles of Mexican/Texican/Tex-Mex food, including bad. This was good! The heat was well balanced with flavor--often the only flavor offered is heat--and the... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Looked up reviews on this restaurant and had to try! I had the Hawaiian burrito. Let me tell you it was very good. The favors were there not bland like a lot of the Mexican restaurants. It may sound pricey at the regular menu price but I promise it is worth every penny. If you plan on dessert I wouldn't... More

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